Wine is food and we're passionate about food. We sought wines and foods made with the same passion in the memories of meals with which we’ve grown up and relive.
Our founder has been passionate about food since her childhood. She remembers her first bite into a home garden-grown tomato at the coaxing of her father, “Eat it… it’ll make your cheeks rosy.” She recalls trips to the market with her mother to buy fresh seafood, fruits and vegetables; playing with clams that squirted sand and avoiding getting snipped by crab claws as she playfully poked on the live crabs while she hovered around the kitchen as meals were prepared.
She remembers her first sip of red wine: Sangiovese in Brunello di Montalcino, and her first white: Cortese in Cortese di Gavi.
It was with a sincere pursuit to share the experience of wine and food as an almost inseparable pair that we believed we were called to launch TuttiLili Wines & Specialty Foods.
We import our wines directly from a carefully curated selection of producers and native Italian varietals. Our endeavors’ rewards include forming close collaborative relationships with all our producers and suppliers who share our values about food and the environment.
“Drinking wine was not a snobbism nor a sign of sophistication nor a cult; it was as natural as eating and to me as necessary...”