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Review: Pizza Pronto – Penarth

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Pizza Pronto kiosk Penarth

The peculiar little shack near Penarth train station has some new residents, in the form of Pizza Pronto, a new artisan pizza takeaway, which opened today (30 June).

The Penarth Kiosk is officially the town’s smallest business premises, and you can definitely tell as you squeeze past the two people stood inside to get a better look at the menu, and they have to move outside. However, what Pizza Pronto may lack in space, it makes up for in really, good, pizza.

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Wirra Wirra and Jackson Estate wine dinner at the Pantechnicon, Belgravia: Jackson Estate

I was recently invited to dinner with Paul Smith, senior winemaker at Wirra Wirra in Australia and John Stichbury, founder and managing director of Jackson Estate in New Zealand. Over dinner at the Pantechnicon, we sampled around 10 wines from the two companies.

While I may have been sat next to Paul Smith, senior winemaker at Wirra Wirra (review here), who may have been topping up my glass with more Wirra Wirra than Jackson Estate (those cheeky Aussies), I did manage a stealth glass (or three) of John Stichbury’s wonderful wine.

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