The expansion of the St Martins and The Lanes area of Leicester as the destination for drinking and dining in the city continues with the opening of Veeno, an Italian wine café that specialises in offering a place where both beginners and experts can enjoy great wines alongside the most authentic deli platters of meats and cheeses imported from Italian producers.
Published on Youd be hard-pressed to find anyone not in awe of the work the NHS is doing at the moment. At a time of global crisis, our National Health Service staff are working exhausting shifts in dangerous environments to help those infected with COVID-19.
With bars across Manchester and beyond shut for the foreseeable future, nights in are the new nights out - whether we like it or not. It's a tough time for hospitality businesses - but the creative people behind them are nothing if not adaptable.
Published on Though many businesses are struggling to think about anything but survival right now, one franchise is bucking the trend by planning out its future expansion plans. Veeno had initially intended on launching two or three new locations across 2020, but the current pandemic has, of course, put a halt to its ambitious expansion.
Veeno - keeping staff key to regaining momentum: Rodrigue Trouillet, owner and director of Italian wine bar business Veeno, has told Propel staff will be key in the company's attempts to regain the momentum it had before the coronavirus crisis.
This time we explore places with a bigger focus on drinking in Have you ever fallen madly in love with a bottle of wine in a bar or restaurant, faffed around online the next day trying to source it and realised you can only buy it online in cases of six, or even 12?
Published on In 2019, Veeno was one of the 300 restaurants and diners that supported Action Against Hunger and joined the Love Food Give Food campaign. The bar chain and its customers united to help vulnerable children from across the globe have a brighter future.
Founders Nino Caruso and Andrea Zecchino have introduced the aperitivo culture to the UK with eight cafes providing a destination for customers to eat, drink and relax with family and friends. Veeno has been shortlisted for the Best Multiple Operator, Best Newcomer (Veeno Bristol) and Best Deli/Café (Veeno Notthingham) awards.
Remember to look at your partner not just the food ACCORDING to Euripides, Greek playwright of ancient times: 'Where there is no wine, there is no love.' We'd like to add, 'and no drunken texts and 3am kebabs' to that quote. But yeah, 'love' too.
Don't call Veeno a wine bar. Now open on Glass Wharf underneath the offices of Burges Salmon, its publicity people want it to be known as a "wine cafe". It's the sixth to open in a growing chain founded in Manchester in 2013 which offers solely Italian wines and spuntini, mainly platters of meats and cheeses imported from Italian producers.
The Lord Mayor of Chester joined the founders of a wine bar chain to launch their latest venture in Chester city centre . More than 450 customers turned up for the opening of Veeno in Northgate Street (Thursday, February 16), with many enjoying a complimentary glass on the house.
An Italian wine bar is launching in Chester city centre later this week. Veeno is opening in the former West Cornwall Pasty Company in Northgate Street on Thursday (February 16). Chester will be the 11th venue in the group. The story began for the company's co-founders Nino Caruso and Andrea Zecchino in 2013 when they met playing football in Manchester.
'Food and wine is the new rock 'n' roll', says the young businessman behind a new wine bar and shop opening in Chester based on an Italian concept. Chris Laidler, 27, aims to launch Covino in Rufus Court at the beginning of December just in time for the Christmas rush.
Neil Forbes, Head Chef of Café St Honore, Mike Caldwell, Business Development Manager at Veeno, Leigh Farmer, General Manager at CAU and Leanne Robertson, Sous Chef at CAU. Picture: EdinEvents The capital is currently enjoying a surge of new restaurant openings, and has more restaurants per head of population than any other city in the UK.
Edinburgh is set for a new wine cafe. Picture; John Devlin Nino Caruso and Andrea Zecchino, the owners of Veeno in Rose Street, said the venture would offer wines sourced from their family vineyard in Sicily, as well as social events and tastings.
The National Trust for Scotland's Newhailes estate in Musselburgh will be hosting another animal-focused event on Saturday 23 July, with a Pony Show. This comes hot on the heels of the charity's popular dog show which took place last weekend.
Published on The city of Leicester welcomed its very own model moon along with a whole range of other fun activities for families to enjoy, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. The breathtaking Museum of the Moon exhibition by Luke Jerram came to Leicester Cathedral, along with activities including a wine tasting by Veeno.
We explore the grapes of Sicily with John from Veeno in a new monthly series What do you do when you're a Sicilian in Manchester, you can't find a decent place for Aperitivo (AKA wine and nibbles) and your family happen to own a big old vineyard?
Go on holiday while you're still at work MIDDAY, and Veeno is the place to go. The Italian wine bar does authentic to a T, so they've decided to make like their friends and family back in Sicily and introduce Manchester to the importance of having a decent midday meal.
Changes at the top at Veeno Italian Wine Café RINGING the changes is Veeno, the unique and award-winning Italian Wine Café that specialises in "the art of Italian aperitivo", where some important staff moves have just been announced.
Manchester may have plenty of traditional pubs and a range of cocktail bars - but what if you're in the mood for wine? Here's some best spots for a decent glass of vino and some cracking little nibbles to boot in the city centre.
As well as the city's many pubs, cocktail bars and eateries, Manchester also has a great selection of wine purveyors, from specialist bars to restaurants with extensive lists. Some host taster sessions for those with a thirst for knowledge. Some pair wine with delicious food. Others are all about the wine and atmosphere.
Workers in Reading will be able to head straight from the office into a trendy Italian wine bar when Veeno opens this summer. The wine café was taken up a space in the One Valpy office building in Reading town centre. Its new home will be ready for customers from August.
Wine café Veeno is to open its first venue in the West Midlands at Stratford-upon-Avon's Bell Court later this month. The 90-seat bar will launch on 17 August and is the first hospitality tenant to open at the revamped site. It will join the Everyman cinema, which opened at Bell Court in June and has since attracted 10,000 visitors.