The idea for BAMVINO was spawned by two lads spending too many hours commuting down the M1 together.  As the years went by all sorts of grand plans were concocted to get off the traffic treadmill. Opening a premium quality food & wine offering on the central coast was by no means the craziest.  Our families would often share good food & wine together in each other's homes. A regular topic of conversation was the absence of a venue with an informal atmosphere but a philosophy about food and wine similar to our own.