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Celebrating the 130th anniversary of <BR/> our founder, Alfonso Crolla 1889

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Tuscan Sensations
Stock up for Christmas with some Tuscan sensations… Was £127.94, now just £110. Offer valid until 10am 18/10/19
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Panettone back in stock
Just arrived today, our stunning artisan panettone.... early bird offer for those who just can’t wait. Valid until 12th October
Pre-Theatre Menu
Take the hassle out of your evening by booking a table with us before the show. Our Caffe Bar is a five-minute walk from the Edinburgh Playhouse, offering a delicious selection of Italian cuisine.
2 courses £16 | 3 courses £20
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Dear Alfonso
The story is based on a handwritten manuscript Carlo wrote for her which, when he became ill, lay forgotten and unread for years. His story unfolds an incredible tale of poverty, adventure and survival, which he had not shared with his family during his life time and in the pages he has left a moving and extraordinary legacy for his family, friends and customers. £9.99
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Fresh white Truffle arrival from Alba!!
Just arrived in 19 Elm Row, first of the Season’s Fresh White Truffles from Alba.
£35.00 per 10g.
Enjoy with Campofilone pasta, Parmigiano Regiano and Guffanti Burro
Valvona & Crolla 85 Years Celebration

Valvona & Crolla celebrated the 85th anniversary of our establishment on the 8th September 1934.
Thank you to all of our loyal and valued customers!

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Top Edinburgh restaurants and wine bars
We are thrilled to announce that in his debut article for Decanter Magazine, Peter Ranscombe (Thank you!!) has named Valvona & Crolla as one of his wine highlights of Edinburgh!
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Piemonte Wine Tasting
In the undulating, hilly region that is Piemonte, this a perfect but also difficult area for growing top quality grapes for the production of some fantastic wines. Some of the best and most expensive in Italy. This tasting will allow you to sample some great Barolo, Barbaresco and Gavi from great recent vintages. Together we will discover the differences between the terroirs and the noble grapes of Piemonte.

Thursday 31st October

6pm - 7.30pm


*Includes a 10% discount on all products purchased on the day

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Sweet Wine, Port and Cheese Tasting 2019
Christmas is approaching and there are a few products that must be on your table for such an important lunch or dinner, not least Sweet Wine, Port and Cheese. But what to buy? What wine goes well with which cheese? Are you happy with the traditional Port and Stilton pairing or do you want to be more adventurous and go for Moscato and Gorgonzola? We can help to solve this puzzle. Come and join us for this tasting dedicated to pudding wine and cheese. An opportunity to learn more about our different styles of natural sweet wines, fortified wine and the best matching cheeses.

Thursday 14th November

6 - 7.30pm


*Includes a 10% discount on all products purchased on the day
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Christmas Preview
We cordially invite you to our annual Pre-Christmas discount shopping evening. The ticket price includes tasting Christmas specialities, and 15% discount on all shopping, treats, wines, artisan food, panettone and panforte as well as homewares and Christmas Gifts.

Thursday 28th November

6.30 - 9pm


*Includes a 15% discount on all products purchased on the day

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The Directors Recommend
We have new products coming in all the time from UK, Italy and rest of Europe.
Our stock is always changing, bringing in new vintages & harvests, seasonal specialities & exciting new producers. 
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From market stall to dot com, we now serve the nation from our original premises in Edinburgh.
We are Scotland's oldest Delicatessen and Italian Wine Merchant; one of Europe's original Specialist Food Shops, founded in 1934. From our humble beginnings, serving the fledgling immigrant Italian community in old Edinburgh, we now list food products and wines from around the world, and supply the entire UK with an efficient, speedy delivery system that boasts a next-day service to 90% of the population.
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