Caffe Lambro Taking the Festival Circuit and VIP Areas by Storm in 2018

We’ve had some fantastic weather for festivals this summer, and there’s plenty more where that came from.  The Caffe Lambro fleet of vintage Italian vans have been refreshing the revellers, pouring prosecco all over the place and the gorgeous guys and girls who came out to play have been lapping it up. We’ve made quite a name for ourselves in the VIP areas of all the hottest festivals this year, taking the summer season by storm, and it’s not over yet.

We kicked off the summer in style with a brand new music festival called the Neighbourhood Weekender, in Manchester, which was brilliant. We highly recommend it. Beth Ditto, Tom Walker, the Courteeners, and Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds had us grinning from ear to ear as we filled flutes of bubbly and sang along.

Our popular little van Enzo made his debut on the festival circuit this year, parked in the shade and loving the attention, in the VIP colonnade at ParkLife Festival, in Manchester; where we snapped some happy campers slugging back bubbly and bopping along to the funky beats of Lorde, The XX, N.E.R.D., Skepta and caught our first sighting of Liam Gallagher.

Then Enzo’s brother Luca rocked up at Download Festival in Derbyshire to collaborate with Cranes Drinks in the VIP area. The cranbollini cocktails were going down a treat alongside our prosecco, which was ‘better than last year’s’ apparently! After that compliment we were ready to rock out to the classic anthems of Guns n Roses, Avenged Sevenfold and Ozzy Osbourne all weekend.

We were very excited to see The Killers, Manic Street Preachers, and Camila Cabello at Isle of Wight Festival. Of course, we also saw Liam Gallagher again but he didn’t remember us from that crazy night we spent together at Parklife. Ahem, we were serving bubbles and he was singing, what did you think we meant?

Morrissey might have disappointed us all by cancelling his tour dates and not playing at Sounds of the City in Manchester, but we were still chuffed to bits to see Shed Seven, Beautiful South and the awesome Rag n Bone Man while we were there.

But the highlight of the festival circuit so far has to be pouring bubbly for Brooklyn Beckham at Wireless Festival in Finsbury Park, London. Our ever popular van Luca made this new celebrity friend to namedrop for the rest of his days, while Beckham and his entourage tried to keep up with the drama surrounding headlining act DJ Khaled pulling out while Drake played a surprise set.

We might have been there, seen that, and done it all, but did we get a photograph with you? There’s still time to make yourself as famous as us – see you at Lovebox, Latitude, Bluedot, Kendal Calling, Reading Festival, Rize (formerly V Festival), On Blackheath or Festival No 6… Come find us!

 

Festival Season 2018 Has Finally Arrived, Along With the Sunshine!

Although Glastonbury Festival is taking a well-earned break this year, the festival season of 2018 is looking to be as exciting as ever, with crowds flocking to the other festivals across the UK, and we’ll be there to serve you fizzy bubbles by the gallon from one of vintage Italian Prosecco vans.

Did we see you last year? Did your selfie make it onto our Facebook or Instagram pages? Maybe it will this year! Let us know online if we’ll be seeing you this summer, and make sure to pop over to us for some prosecco from our gorgeous bar staff.

If, like us, you don’t want to miss a moment of live music this summer, we’ve put together a simple list of line-ups for the festivals we’ve booked, so you can pop by grab some prosecco and say hello to our guys at Caffe Lambro and Mr Prosecco at all of the following events...

Download Festival (8th – 10th June) – Avenged Sevenfold, Guns n Roses, Ozzy Osbourne, Bullet for my Valentine, Black Stone Cherry, Thunder, Marilyn Manson, Marmozets, Cradle of Filth, You Me At Six, Parkway Drive, Rise Against, Alexisonfire, Andrew W.K., The Hives, Less Than Jake, Cancer Bats, Rolo Tomassi, Tesseract

Isle Of Wight Festival – 50TH Anniversary (21st – 24th June) – Kasabian, Depeche Mode, Liam Gallagher, The Killers, The Script, James Bay, Manic Street Preachers, Blossoms, Van Morrison, Camila Cabello, Sheryl Crow, Kodaline, Jessie J, Rita Ora, Chase and Status, Soul II Soul, Travis, Sigrid, Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly, The Wombats

Reading Festival (24th – 26th August) – Fall Out Boy, Travis Scott, The Kooks, The Wombats, Post Malone, Wolf Alice, Annie Mac, Underoath, The Used, The Horrors, Kendrick Lamar, Panic!at the disco, Dua Lipa. Sum 41, Pendulum, Deaf Havana, Sigrid, Papa Roach, Kate Nash, Wretch 32, Kings of Leon, Courteeners, The Vaccines, Charlie Sloth

RiZE Festival – previously known as V (17th – 18th August) – Liam Gallagher, James Bay, Craig David presents TS5, Plan B, Manic Street Preachers, Circa Waves, Disciples, Stereophonics, Bastille, Years & Years, Rag’n’Bone Man, Rita Ora, Maximo Park, Example, Dave, Tom Brennan, Jacob Banks, MNEK, Sinead Harnett, Tokio Myers, Lewis Capaldi, Tom Walker, The Manor, Raye, Nina Nesbitt

With Liam Gallagher at Parklife, Isle of Wight and Rize Festivals, we should probably put out a disclaimer now - we’re not stalking you, Mr Gallagher, we promise, but if you do fancy a free glass of prosecco at the festivals you’re headlining this summer, give us a shout! If prosecco isn't Liam's favoured tipple I guess we will just have to Roll with It. 

 

Prosecco as the Driving Force Behind Reality TV

Prosecco has become the latest fashion trend across the UK, with celebrities accessorising their every move with flute filled to the brim with bubbly. Although prosecco is a classy choice of beverage, and Caffe Lambro serves it in that style, some celebrities are cheapening its reputation. The flute of prosecco held delicately in their manicured fingers is the only classy thing about them.

Charlotte Dawson can’t get enough of the stuff and has been seen to knock back glass after glass of prosecco on her TV appearances on Celebs Go Dating while Frankie Cocozza was attempting to get her into bed. Following their non-confirmed break-up, Charlotte went on a daily bender while working at the Five Star Hotel in Greece recently, alongside Spencer Matthews, Lydia Bright, Joey Essex and Holly Hagan, another celeb to tarnish the prosecco name. But we can’t knock Charlotte’s devotion to the ‘fizzy wine’, because whenever she appears on television, she demands prosecco, with her prawn cocktail crisps, cheesy chips & gravy. At least she’s consistent.

Due to Channel 4 and E4 shows alone, prosecco shares must be soaring, as couples on First Dates and guests at The First Dates Hotel are ordering prosecco throughout dinner, while contestants on Love Island are plied with the stuff in the hope that they’ll get drunk enough to make some gripping reality TV. Prosecco has a lot to answer for, considering most of those couples are still together.

But our saving grace is the show Made In Chelsea, who’s stars are decidedly classy and just as interesting as the louder, crasser celebs they’re compared to. The girls on Made In Chelsea love prosecco just as much as the rest of us, and if it’s good enough for them, it’s good enough for everyone. Vegan sisters Lucy and Tiffany Watson are clever enough to know prosecco is animal friendly, while Binky, Jamie Laing, and Louise Thompson surely toasted the birth of Binky and JP’s daughter, India, with their flutes of fizz.

Let Caffe Lambro maintain that touch of class at your wedding with their beautifully styled fleet of vintage Italian mobile prosecco vans. With all these celebrity weddings and engagements this summer, maybe Binky and JP, or Louise and Ryan, will be putting a ring on it and booking us too.

Book Caffe Lambro this summer here. Limited spaces available. 

 

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Will they serve prosecco at the celebrity weddings of summer 2018?

Caffe Lambro are still waiting for a call from the Queen while she plans the biggest wedding of the year, but we doubt Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be toasting with anything but champagne in the summer. However, the rest of the nation will probably choose prosecco as it becomes the more popular variety of bubbles. The UK have become the top consumers of prosecco as celebrities lead the way with their drink of choice, and we’ll definitely be raising our own flutes on Saturday 19th May.

The question is: will the second royal wedding of 2018 be as memorable as the first when Princess Eugenie marries her long-term boyfriend Jack Brooksbank in the same venue, St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle? And will their first dance be an Ed Sheeran song like so many other brides and grooms?

As one of the most popular first dance song artists, Ed Sheeran will have some trouble choosing his when he weds his childhood sweetheart Cherry Seaborn, and we’re pretty sure their guests will be sipping on the Italian bubbly. We’re hoping they’ll re-enact his ballroom sequence from the video of ‘Thinking Out Loud’ but it’s more likely to be ‘Perfect’, which Sheeran actually wrote about Cherry.

Some couples choose to keep it all under wraps. Following Amy Schumer’s surprise engagement and secret nuptials, any one of her guests could be next. The news was finally announced on Instagram, listing guests such as Jennifer Aniston, David Spade, Judd Apatow, and Jennifer Lawrence in attendance. But who caught the bouquet?

Meanwhile, the red carpet itself was brushed with the proposing knee of Idris Elba at the screening of his new film Yardie, and the crowd heard his girlfriend Sabrina Dhowre respond with a resounding yes, but this was just the beginning. The announcements have piled up quickly in the first few months of 2018 with the news that Gwyneth Paltrow is planning to get married for the second time, and a rumour that Michelle Williams is engaged too. It’s only March! There’ll be a shortage of single celebs soon!

Get in there quick and book Caffe Lambro for your mobile prosecco hire, before the celebrities beat you to it. First come first served, and we’ll be serving the finest Italian bubbles from our fleet of Lambro prosecco vans this summer at weddings, festivals and all the best events.

Contact us today!

 

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Liam Gallagher, Annie Mac, The XX and Caffe Lambro at Parklife Festival 2018.

Parklife Festival is looking to be kind of a big deal this year, not just because we’ll be plying the crowd, bands, musicians, and Radio 1 DJs with bubbles from our fantastic fleet of Caffe Lambro prosecco vans, but also because some huge acts have been confirmed in the line up across all arena stages.

The main stage is playing host to Liam Gallagher, Skepta, Chvrches, Everything Everything, Sigrid, The XX, N.E.R.D., Lorde, Sampha and Jessie Ware, to name just a few. So get prepping with a roadtrip playlist so you can learn all the lyrics to the new songs en route.

They have a ‘Sounds of the Near Future’ stage, which won’t just have new acts, but also some classics like Bonobo and The Internet, which is sure to play havoc with our understanding of the stage name but not reduce our excitement to see these cult artists live.

And while you’re running from one stage to the next, preferably with a carefully worked out itinerary so you don’t miss any of your top acts, don’t forget to include Gorgon City, Jamie XX, Tom Misch, Bugzy Malone, Nina Kraviz, Andy C, Eric Prydz, and Eats Everything! How could anyone miss out on this feast of musical entertainment, which must have been crammed into two days with a shoehorn?

But the key to making the most of your Parklife Festival 2018 experience, to really make some memories with your friends outside of the tent, is to pop down to see us for some bubbles and a selfie with our now super famous vintage Italian prosecco vans, which are all over Instagram and Facebook. You might even run into Liam Gallagher and Annie Mac topping up their glasses between sets.

So get your wellies out, scrape off last year’s mud, and we will see you there.

To book your tickets for Parklife Festival 2018 VIP Colonnade click here. 

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Are You Dreaming of a White Summer Wedding?

All of this snow has probably got you singing Bing Crosby’s White Christmas in March, while you’re snowed in and bored, watching daytime television like This Morning (nice to see Holly and Phil have clearly gone sledging for a few days), not going for a run, and eating the rest of the wedding diet supplies in one hit. But don’t give up now!

Although it’s cold, remember it is actually March, and spring is just around the corner with cherry blossoms about to emerge and meet the sun. Seriously, it is. Summer weddings are fast approaching and all of this snow has probably got you thinking about the frosting of white that will color-coordinate your day – the perfect white dress, the icing on the wedding cake, clean crisp white shirts, and those pretty little flower girls scattering confetti.

All this thought of white weddings and the mayhem of this snow has presumably got you wondering whether the weather will grace your big day with sunshine, but no matter what the clouds are doing Caffe Lambro will be on hand to keep your guests happy. Our fleet of mobile prosecco vans are small, sweet and versatile, like sparkling wedding ninjas, which means we can work around any challenges to keep the prosecco flowing – out in the sunshine in all its glory, or splashed with rain, under gazebos, awnings, big tents or makeshift cover.  

The English weather has always been unpredictable and a summer wedding doesn’t guarantee glorious sunshine, but we will show up with bubbles regardless. Prosecco makes every party a showstopper, and our service will have your great auntie Shirley busting out the dance moves to have everyone joining in and laughing till the early hours of the next morning.

To top it all off, the light blue finish makes our van your something new, blue, and borrowed, as far as the bride is concerned, and with a glass of bubbly in her hand throughout the day we’ll put a smile on her face no matter what the obstacles. Come rain, shine, or snow, Caffe Lambro will make your big day unforgettable.

To book one of our fleet click here

No Autographs Please, but Selfies are Welcome - Enzo the Prosecco Van is a Celebrity on the BBC

Caffe Lambro have been smugly grinning with pride recently after one of our fleet made a cameo appearance on the BBC show, Father Brown! Our little Italian prosecco van ‘Enzo’ has become quite the celebrity after Father Brown jumped on the back and whizzed across a golf course in hot pursuit of a criminal. Based on the stories by GK Chesterton, the BBC drama is about a Roman-Catholic crime solving priest, starring Mark Williams, also known as Arthur Weasley in the Harry Potter movies, and Sorcha Cusack, from Mrs Brown’s Boys and Coronation Street. Enzo wasn’t in the slightest bit starstruck as Mrs McCarthy drove him across the green with Father Brown’s cape flapping behind them.

Not only was Enzo a champion chariot but with his new celebrity hero status we’re not sure his ego will go unnoticed during the festival season this summer. He now thinks of himself as highly as Martin Kemp, another big actor to make an appearance in the TV show, following fame from Eastenders and pop stardom from his Spandau Ballet days. Enzo is still waiting for his custom-built trailer, and he’ll be waiting a long time while we’ve got bubbles on tap to serve.

Already confirmed for Parklife Festival, our fleet will be making many more appearances during the summer delivering prosecco to the party people in their droves. Still to be confirmed, we are hoping to be the chosen provider of bubbles at Download, Isle of Wight, TRNSMT, Latitude, Reading, Leeds, Kendal Calling and Blue Dot Festivals.

Unfortunately Enzo won’t be signing autographs for obvious reasons, but feel free to snap a selfie with any of our very popular vans, as they make their own cameo appearances during the 2018 Music Festival season. They’re already well-known for attracting the ladies last summer with their Italian charm, and feature in many a selfie on Facebook and Instagram. Have you tagged us yet on our instagram page here?

 

The Italians Won’t Be Disappointing the Ladies this Valentine’s Day, Will You?

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, girls all over the globe are crossing their fingers for something special, and hoping the boys won’t let them down. Do you know how important 14th February is? Listen up, guys, we’ve got a little advice for you.

No matter what a girl says, she definitely wants something. If she says she doesn’t, she’s setting you up to surprise her. Don’t worry. Valentine’s Day is the one day of the year when a cliché gets a free pass. No girl would scold you for ordering a dozen red roses, a giant teddy bear, or for scattering petals on the bed. Just do something, anything, because if you can’t get this right, how can she trust you to book the prosecco van hire on your big day?

Don’t take our word for it, look at the Italians. Italian men know how to speak many languages of love, and indulge their women with food, style, opera, and gorgeous vintage cars. They have all the moves when it comes to charming women, and we’ve seen them in action on our many visits to Italy. Every man could benefit by borrowing something from their repertoire, just as we’ve borrowed some of their classic vans to schmooze our clientele with.

It’s simple. You’ve just got to show her you know her, with fresh flowers in her favourite colour, or vegan chocolate truffles, or by booking a table for two at that restaurant down the road, the one she loves, and you not-so-secretly hate. Just prove that you pay attention to what she likes, and put her pleasure before your own.

If you decide to bow out of all the fuss and go for a classy M&S dinner for two, even they know that it wouldn’t be complete without a bottle of bubbles. And every wine connoisseur knows prosecco is best paired with… any special occasion. Every Italian knows prosecco is best served… ladies first, chilled, and preferably from a Caffe Lambro van at a wedding, or one of this year’s major UK Music Festivals – perhaps a couple of tickets would make the perfect gift?

Most importantly, don’t forget the card. And don’t forget to book Caffe Lambro well in advance, to avoid disappointing the ladies. The Italians wouldn’t.

Click here to book one of our vintage prosecco vans 

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Who knew prosecco was vegan? Caffe Lambro did.

Forget January, the first month of 2018 has been renamed Veganuary, and going vegan has become the most-talked about topic of conversation all over the UK, with Instagram awash with new profiles promoting healthy living, fruit and vegetable detoxes, weight loss diets, and various vegan themed hashtags. Motivation is high right now to jump on the New Year, New You bandwagon and going vegan can make you feel beautiful on the inside as well as on the outside, while avoiding any animal cruelty, or carbon footprint guilt. It seems to be the answer to everything at the moment, and maybe your bikini body or wedding diet should follow suit.

Going vegan feels like a new beginning, a new chapter in your life, and your wedding day is the same. It’s the first day of the rest of your life together, the beginning of your happily ever after, and Caffe Lambro have combined the two with their latest revelation: vegan prosecco carted into the midst of your event, served from their beautifully classy prosecco vans, and at less than 80 calories a glass that’s fewer calories than a banana! Who needs a nutribullet?

Even if you don’t go vegan in the lead up to the big day, consider all these new vegans attending your wedding in the summer, adding comments to their RSVP that may have previously included gluten free, dairy free, or lactose free meal requests and wanting to know the ingredients of everything. Well now they’ve all gone vegan on top of everything else you were factoring in, and even the alcohol has to be examined. But has anyone spared a thought for the catering team, the already stressed wedding planner, the bride on the brink of becoming a bridezilla, or the poor ushers who have no idea what’s vegan and what’s not?

It could be a complicated strategic balancing act, or you could go simple and make everything vegan. Either way, the best thing to do is get everyone a glass of something bubbly. Caffe Lambro can cater for your entire wedding party with their vegan friendly prosecco, and the non-vegans won’t be complaining either. Not only does prosecco meet every guest’s dietary needs, but it’s also been statistically proven more popular than ever, beating champagne sales by ten to one over Christmas and New Year. With 9.5 bottles of prosecco sold for every single bottle of champagne, that’s better odds than the best man hitting it off with a bridesmaid. Prosecco is topping the charts for favourite fizz throughout the country, and Caffe Lambro have the sparkly stuff by the caseload.

Don’t you and your guests deserve the nation’s favourite on your big day?

For more information on booking vegan bubbles on your wedding day click here. 

Proposals, Weddings, Christmas and NYE Festivities - wouldn’t be complete without prosecco, and an Italian twist…

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Christmas festivities, decorations, adornments and indulgence still linger over us like the frosting on the cake, and everywhere you look proposals are announced and prosecco flutes clink in celebration. Is there a better time of year to get down on one knee and surprise the one you love? While the decorations twinkle all around you, there’s a consistent happy atmosphere, and the promise of a ring in that tiny box goes completely unsuspected. Christmas day has become ever more popular for popping the question, and the prosecco, as facebook newsfeeds buzz with new engagements and announcements.

Of course, New Year’s Eve is up next with party invites and congratulations echoing from every corner, but we all know time flies when you’re having fun and before you know it the wedding will be upon you. New Year’s resolutions will have to be put aside, or suddenly become more important than ever, as the big day approaches and decisions have to be made. All the classic questions are put out there, time of year, venue, dress, bridesmaids, groomsmen, speeches, who to sit that grumpy uncle of yours next to in the hope that he might enjoy himself… the list goes on and on, but don’t lose sight of the bigger picture.

You’re going to want to please everyone, guys and girls, while maintaining that touch of class every wedding should have. It’s not just about the checklist, it’s about the ambience. Imagine the girls in their gorgeous dresses, giggling together while sipping on their flutes of prosecco, while the guys are looking dapper, feigning ignorance of the girls planning their own future hypothetical weddings, while discussing the latest cars and cigars to come out of Italy. They’re all gathered around Luca, who keeps the girls happy with flowing prosecco and contributes to the guys’ conversation with his vintage Italian roots. He’s the key player holding them all together.

Luca, of course, is a particularly popular guy. He’s one of Caffe Lambro’s fleet of restored Italian vehicles servicing weddings all over the country. He invites guests into his good-natured company with prosecco hire, cocktails and other touches of Italian elegance. He’s the man you want gracing any wedding, or equally one of his Italian brothers. They all know how to please a crowd.

Give your wedding the vintage Italian twist it deserves, for the guys and the girls.

For more information on Hiring our fleet click here

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Launching Frankie The Mobile Coffee Van - Walthamstow Wetlands Centre

We have returned to our roots and launched Frankie our 1958 Innocenti Lambro coffee Van. Frankie was the first three-wheeler Caffe Lambro discovered whilst hunting rural Italy for hidden Lambretta scooters. Our close friend Giranfranco Mione told us that he had heard of a Lambretta abandoned in a barn near the Dolomite Mountains. The following morning we set off on the journey through the mountains and were greeted by an elderly couple at the gates to the barn Gianfranco guided us to. The coupled welcomed us into their home and in typical Italian fashion opened a bottle of home made red wine. We are still unsure if this is a tactic for us to buy abandoned rusty vehicles or a genuine sign of hospitality. They explained that the Lambretta was used on the farm but disused since 1983 and they bought a van. Immediately alarm bells were ringing as this area was agricultural and not a straight or flat road for miles, a two-wheeled Lambretta scooter would be of no use? As we opened the door to the barn we could see an off white van-type vehicle hidden amongst the tools, hay and dust. We asked ‘where is the Lambretta?’. The couple pointed at the off-white coloured van saying “Lambretta, Lambretta!’. We raised our eye-brows and thought it was a genuine mistake as they had confused a van with a motorbike. We pointed out the mistake but the couple insisted it was a Lambretta, so we began to clear the debris from the van and noticed a Lambretta badge on the front. We were scooterists and unaware that Lambretta not only produced two-wheeled scooters during the 1960s but also three-wheelers for commercial use. We bought it for the Lambretta history and the rest is history. The Caffe Lambro Journey began and we always intended Frankie (named after Gianfranco Mione who helped us find the Lambro) to be a coffee van. This month Frankie was restored to his former glory and adapted with a modern Sanremo Coffee machine to serve coffee lovers at Walthamstow Wetlands Centre, London.   

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Bringing that Sparkle to the Big Day. Prosecco is now the British wedding toast of choice.

The Italian sparkling wine is now used to toast the bride and groom at 63% of British weddings, with just 8% choosing champagne. “The average wedding requires 44 bottles of sparkling wine and not only is Prosecco far better value for money, our customers say it’s easier to drink than Champagne,” said wine buyer for Laithwaite’s, Beth Willard. Prosecco is the perfect aperitif to commence the biggest day in a couple’s life as it resembles the essence of marriage. Prosecco is Italy and Italy is synonymous with marriage and family. Caffe Lambro bring Italy to your big day by serving our prosecco from our fleet of genuine Italian Prosecco vans. Our immaculately dressed staff pour the flash-cooled prosecco and serve direct to the guests giving your big day the personal touch. Contact Caffe Lambro to book your 2018 wedding service. 

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Tonic Menswear grand opening - Portobello Road Market.

It was a privilege and a pleasure to be asked to provide the bubbles and beer for the grand opening of Tonic Menswear, Portobello Road London. With clients including Paul Weller and Noel Gallagher we jumped at the chance when asked to be a part of this great event. Portobello Road is a stones throw from our Shepherds Bush hub and we are familiar with Tonic from being friends with the owner Phil Bickley for many years. With an attention to simple details Phil stocks only the finest items from ranges of Woolrich, Edwin, Kestin Hare, Gant Rugger, Nudie Jeans, Sanders and Aspesi. Tonic’s menswear emphasises simplistic styles with luxurious fashions, a concept that rings true with Caffe Lambro and our Italian heritage. Ferdi the three-wheeled prosecco van was virtually hidden amongst the hoards of shoppers on a busy Saturday Portobello Market, but with his iconic Italian shape he complimented the fashions and clothing of those who attended to enjoy the new fashion range and enjoy a free glass of bubbles on a sunny September day. 

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Festival Number 6: Portmeirion, North Wales - 2017

A 5 hour drive from London to Portmeirion was worth every single minute to reach our mystical North Wales destination. An experience not for the faint hearted was navigating through the Snowdonian National Park our 1964 Italian 3-wheeled prosecco van called Luca. He avoided sheep and steep cliff edges, skipping through Wales just as he had whizzed through the Dolomite Mountains in his past life. We situated Luca in the Central Piazza and he was completely at home serving flash-cooled prosecco amongst the Italian inspired architecture Sir Clough Williams-Ellis had designed and constructed between 1925-1975. Hearing the Welsh Male Voice Choir resonate through the Piazza with thier rendition of Elbow’s ‘Night Like This’ was a moment we will never forget. As the sun set and the mist rose off the estuary, the sound of belting male voices echoe through the architecture sent shivers down my spine. The magic which encompasses every corner of the this magical venue has us dreaming of what 2018 will bring.

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Firle Vintage Fair, Lewes - 2017

Located in the quintessentially English South Downs, Firle Vintage Fair is a celebration of the beauty and antiuities of the past. Caffe Lambro are thrilled to have taken part having been invited to supply the bubbles for this event and we had a blast. Featuring a host of cherry-picked vintage stalls including; French Brocante, haberdashery and fashion, country interiors and gardenalia, plus croquet games and original 1880 Victoriana fair-rides to have a whirl on, Firle was everyhting vintage. Our 1958 Lambro Prosecco van Ferdi was very at home in the surroundings of the beautiful grounds of Firle Place, located within the South Downs National Park. The Savoy Kicks, a 1920's dance troupe based in Brighton, were a highligth for us and thier Charleston performance and teaching class left us litertally breathless. Live entertainment throughout the weekend including Temple of Artemis cat-walk, Swing Jazz bands, Solo artists and the Spitfire Sisters. The famous Windups Vintage DJs were one of the most popular elements of the festival which had  over 200 vintage car owners who shone up their bonnets and proudly show off to motor enthusiasts alike! 

Festival No.6 – 7/8/9/10th September 2017

Caffe Lambo are pleased to announce that we will be providing the bubbles at Festival No6. The festival is held within the grounds of Portmeirion, Gwynedd North Wales.  It was designed and built by Sir Clough Williams-Ellis between 1925 and 1975 in the style of an Italian village. Due to our genuine vintage Italian vehicles serving the finest Italian prosecco, the organisers of No.6 have invited to be a part of this spectacular event. When Beck headlined No.6, he was so blown away by everything he experienced he told the crowd: “This is the coolest, most surrealist, funkiest, freakiest, best festival in the world…”, The Guardian Newspaper quoted, ‘Festival No.6 rival Montreux as the most sophisticated in Europe.’. Our Prosecco van Luca will be found in the picturesque Italiante Village, so please feel free to come and say ‘Salute’. 

Lovebox & Citadel. Victoria Park - London 2017

What a weekend! Our little van Luca has been really busy of late due to the demand for his high volume prosecco pouring abilities. For such a small van he can distribute a vast quantity of prosecco due to him having a larger bar serving area.  With over 120,000 attendees Lovebox 2017 was fully loaded. Friday the masses arrived exactly on 5pm having finishing work and they headed to a gathering of like-minded people in the beautiful Victoria Park. Our little Prosecco van was the first destination for those gently getting into the mood of what would prove to be a fantastic weekend of Live music. Celebrating #15YEARSOFLOVE with Frank Ocean Friday, CHASE & STATUS Saturday and then rolling on to CITADEL Sunday, we had a full-on weekend. Sunday is typically billed as a ‘chilled’ day in Victoria Park, but this wasn’t the case for the Caffe Lambro staff as it would appear that our prosecco is the best way to both start and finish a festival weekend. 

Classic Italy brought to World Super-Middleweight Boxing Champion, George Groves’ celebratory party.

Caffe Lambro supplied the celebratory bubbles for the newly crowned WBA World Boxing Champion George Groves. As the sun shone on the wonderful location our flash-cooled bubbles, served from our vintage prosecco van Luca, was definitely the tipple of choice. At Caffe Lambro we are big boxing fans and closely followed George’s journey from amateur champion to world domination. We are also aware that one of his opponents, Eduard Gutknecht, suffered serious injuries during their contest and Caffe Lambro decided to donate all proceeds from the event to Eduard’s charity fund. George and his party were a pleasure to serve and we hope to see them all again soon, hopefully when he wins the Ali-Trophy in the World Boxing Super Series competition. 

Caffe Lambro Racing debut: 2017 Star*Sports Greyhound Derby, Towcester.

1st July 2017, the biggest Greyhound Race in the World, the Star*Sports Derby took place at Towcester Racecourse. Over 200 Top Grade greyhounds competed for over a month to be in the final six that got the opertunity to showcase thier talent in front of over 6000 punters who had come to be part of this momentus occasion. A build-up of live brass music, premium foods and drink available, those who attended instantly knew this was a Greyhound Derby like no other. As the sun began to fade and the night air breeze swept across the stadium, all eyes were focused on the track to witness the first Derby to be held at Towcester. Astute Missile was the 28-1 winner who gracefully crossed the line and pick-up the coverted Derby Trophy and the whopping £175,000 prize (the richest race in the world). Caffe Lambro's prosecco vans Ferdi and Luca were fortunate enough to have been invited to Towcester in order to serve the punters premium Italian Prosecco & beer. We are still on a high from the electric atmosphere and we are looking forward to 2018! 

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Hastings Pier Food Festival 2017

As the temperatures soared and with the British summertime in full swing, Caffe Lambro were on hand to provide flash-cooled bubbles on tap from our prosecco van Luca! Over 10,000 foodies attended the 2 day event and Luca's state of the art cooling system was on hand to provide chilled prosecco to compliment foods ranging from hog-roast to vegan-vietnamese. Our bubbles are not only a fantastic match with our Italian heritage cuisine but dishes from across the globe. Made from Glera grapes our prosecco is young and light, with strong primary aroma. Unlike a champagne which can often have a strong secondary aroma and subsequent aftertaste, our prosecco does not linger on the pallet and is therefore a great aperitif to compliment foods alike.