Belated Congratulations

Belated congratulations to Roger and Gina Forte on the birth of their gorgeous first child, Holly Amber Forte, on 12th June 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Roger is the son of Megen Forte and the late Alan Forte, grandson of the late David and Elsie Forte, and great grandson of John Forte from Brighton.

Welcome to the big Forte family, Holly!  Love the photo!

Two Forte Scoops at the Great Taste Awards 2017

Two Forte businesses are celebrating their wins at the 2017 Great Taste Awards, organised by the Guild of Fine Food, the acknowledged benchmark for fine food and drink in the UK. These awards have been described as the ‘Oscars’ of the food world and the ‘epicurean equivalent of the Booker prize’.

Congratulations to Swoon Gelato for being placed in the top 50 of the 2017 Great Taste Awards.  Seven of their gelato flavours were awarded the top 3-star level.

Pictured below are Bruno and Ana Forte from Swanage collecting the award at the prize ceremony.

Congratulations also to Fortes Gelateria in Swanage.  Six of their gelato flavours won awards, with their Sicilian Pistacchio gaining 3 star recognition.  They also won “Small Artisan Producer of the Year”.

Pictured below are Ricky and Hannah Forte from Swanage collecting their award.

A New Baby in the Family

Congratulations to Antonia Forte and James Digby on the birth of their baby boy, Luca Forte Digby, on 9th August.

Antonia is the eldest daughter of Dominic Forte and Romana Roselli (Melrose), who become proud nonni for the first time.  Congratulations also to Anna Nardone, wife of the late Guglielmo (William) Forte, who becomes a proud bisnonna for the first time too.

Baby Congratulations

Congratulations to Sam and Kylie Langdown on the birth of their first child, Sofia Rosina Adelina, who was born last weekend in Dorset.  Sofia’s proud grandparents are Tony and Adelina Langdown, and great grandparents were the late Patsy and Gerry Forte.

Welcome Nico!

Congratulations to Callum and Deborah Bain on the birth of their son, Nico Grayson Bain, who was born on the morning of Tuesday 11th July, in Bath.

Callum is the son of Nicci Forte and John Bain, and grandson of the late Jimmy and Joyce Forte from Galashiels.

Welcome to the Forte family, Nico!