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Wine of the Week

Roberto Voerzio Barbera Cerreto 2012 Wine: Barbera Cerreto Producer: Roberto Voerzio Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Barbera Vintage: 2012   Eye: deep intense purple red Nose: dark berries, spices, some caramel, Mouth: concentrated, cherries, some toast, full bodied Price Point: $30 Available at Vinmonopolet: no Available at Systembolaget: no

17 mai

Today, Norwegians celebrate 17 mai (Fourth of July equivalent). However, I am on my way to Stockholm for Barolo Night 3.0 (obviously much more important. Stay up to date on Instagram @piemontegirl

Top 5 Hotels in Barolo

Not in any particular order, these are some of the best hotels in the barolo area. And remember, since I usually stay at Corte Gondina or in an aribnb, my hotel "knowledge" is somehow limited. But if you are looking for a hotel, these 5 are good ones. Corte Condina Rocche Costemagna Palais Cerequio Relais... Continue Reading →

Wine of the Week

Mauro Veglio Barolo Castelletto 2013 Wine: Barolo Castelletto Producer: Mauro Veglio Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Nebbiolo Vintage: 2013   Eye: intense ruby red Nose: red fruits, roses, mint, licorice Mouth: full-bodied, blackberry Price Point: $55 Available at Vinmonopolet: no  

Nebbiolo @ Vinmonopolet

  Trediberri Nebbiolo   190,- Azelia Nebbiolo 199,- Alessandro Veglio Nebbiolo 250,- Vietti Perbacco Nebbiolo 250,- Cavallotto Nebbiolo 260,- Burlotto Nebbiolo 265,- Altare Nebbiolo 285,-

Vadio Winemakers Dinner

It's always wonderful to see good friends and it was a pleasure to attend the Vadio winemakers dinner at Astral in Oslo a while back. First - what a location!! Astral is located a little outside Oslo in a beautiful building (I mean, come on - look at those pictures!) Eduarda and Luis, the winemakers... Continue Reading →

Wine of the Week

Burlotto Barolo Cannubi 2011 Wine: Barolo Cannubi Producer: Burlotto Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: nebbiolo Vintage: 2011   Eye: deep, dark red Nose: roses, grass, berries, leather Mouth: cherries. anise, pepper Price Point: $70 Available at Vinmonopolet: no Available at Systembolaget: no

Insalata Russa in Oslo!!

Guess what?! You don't have to go all the way to More e Macine to eat Insalata Russa! You can just stroll down a cozy street in Oslo and pop in at Bono! I am beyond excited! Since I am unable to make it myself (I have tried, and failed), I am happy that I... Continue Reading →

17 mai – where have you made a reservation?

Celebrating 17th of may? Two of my favorite restaurants are open on May 17th! I have been to Cru for 17th of may before and I can promise a wonderful experience!   Many restaurants are closed, but both BA53 and Cru are open. Make sure to book a table in advance!  

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