Rome food and wine tours

Local Aromas New Food Tours in Rome

Discover Our New Rome Food and Wine Tours for 2019

We have been working hard here at Local Aromas HQ developing our selection of food tours in Rome for the coming year. As well as fine-tuning our existing tours to make them even more delicious and fun, we are also working on a whole host of new products which will further enhance your Local Aromas experience in 2019. 

Aperol Spritz aperitivo Rome

How to Aperitivo Like an Italian

A Guide to Pre-dinner Drinks in Rome

If you stroll through Rome in the early evening you can’t fail to see locals congregate at the city’s bars for a drink and some snacks. Aperitivo time in Italy is a serious business; a moment at the end of a busy day to kick-back, relax, socialize and gossip. Want to join in? Here is Local Aromas’ handy guide on how to aperitivo like a local. 

Where to Buy Wine in Rome

Our Favorite Wine Shops in Rome

It is no surprise that there are many places to buy wine in Rome. While most of the city’s supermarkets and delis carry a good selection of cheap plonk, for something a little bit special the locals will head to their nearest ‘enoteca’ to pick up a bottle. Somewhat confusingly the word ‘enoteca’ covers any establishment that is vaguely wine-related; from bottle shops to hole-in-the-wall wine bars, to smart restaurants with an extensive wine list. In theory all of these will sell you a bottle to take away (‘da asporto’) but the dedicated stores generally have a wider selection, good prices and staff on hand to guide your selection.

local aromas rome food radio

Local Aromas on Radio Food Live

Listen To The Interview Here

This was an exciting week for Local Aromas! We were proud and delighted to be featured on Radio Food Live, an exciting new digital radio station focusing on Italy’s food scene. Brainchild of two of the biggest names in the world of gastronomic journalism, Andrea Febo and Luca Sessa, the station features a range of Italian-language programmes dedicated to all aspects of Italy’s culinary landscape including beer, pizza, nutrition, wine and even discussions about marketing, PR and branding.

Best bars and restaurants in Testaccio Rome

Where to Eat and Drink in Testaccio

Top Ten Bars and Restaurants in Testaccio

Just two metro stops from the Colosseum and an easy hop across the Tiber from Trastevere, Rome’s southern district of Testaccio is one of the city’s best areas for those searching for an authentic culinary experience and some good Roman food. Even the Romans themselves come here to shop at the neighborhood market, grab a pre-dinner drink with friends or head to one of the neighborhood’s many restaurants for some of the best food and wine in the city.

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