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Wines under 300kr

Here are a few wines available at Vinmonopolet. If you sign up for my newsletter you will not only get the information first, but I will give you additional tips. Hint: There's a Pira and Oddero wine in the newsletter. Sign up here! Massolino Barbera Burzi Nebbiolo Brovia Barbera  

Barolo Night 3.0 Round 2

Check out these three wines from round 2 at Barolo Night 3.0. Keep in mind we tasted them all blind. Altare Barolo 1993 Dark, rusty color. On the nose a little bit of toffee, sweet, red berries, truffel. In the mouth the wine was soft, but with tannins present. Impressive for a wine with that... Continue Reading →

L’osteria del Vignaiolo

If you're ever on my instagram, you'll see I frequent Osteria del Vignaiolo! It is a must when I am in Piemonte. The food pictures really speak for themselves - and yes I know I always eat the same things! But wouldn't you eat this all day if you could? It has become a tradition... Continue Reading →

Sandefjord Vinfestival

This weekend I attended Sandefjord Vinfestival. This year the overarching theme was South-Africa, but my good friend Alessandro Veglio was there as well. And a bottle of Vietti Moscato. The festival takes place every year in Sandefjord, and many cool wineries and wines are represented. Even though I normally stick to Piemonte, I tried a... Continue Reading →

Wine of the Week

Marengo Barbera Vigna Pugnane 2015   Wine: Barbera Vigna Pugnane Producer: Marco Marengo Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Barbera Vintage: 2015   Eye: intense ruby red Nose: fruity, red berries Mouth: full-bodied, fruity, warm Price Point: $13 Available at Vinmonopolet: yes Available at Systembolaget: no

Restaurant Enoteca

For my birthday, my aunt took me out to dinner and to the theater. Enoteca is located in Oslo in Bygdøy Allé, with only a few tables and some seats at the bar. They are most known for their pizza, and we found out while we were sitting there that pizza takeout is very popular!... Continue Reading →

Wine of the Week

Carolo Revello Barbera d'Alba 2016 Wine: Barbera d'Alba Producer: Carlo Revello Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Barbera Vintage: 2016   Eye: ruby red Nose: slightly indistinct, some dark berries, cherry and blackberry Mouth: high acidity, fresh, medium body Price Point: $17 Available at Vinmonopolet: no Available at Systembolaget: yes

Barolo Night 3.0 Round 1

Voerzio la serra 1998 Dark brown, sort of old color. On the nose there were cherries, some toffee, raspberries. Despite the age there were still tannins present, albeit not forceful ones. I liked this one a lot! Massolino Margheria 2008 On the nose there was a sweetness, rose hip, berries. A little dry in the... Continue Reading →

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