No need - here are some of my favorites! There are many more wineries in Piemonte than then ones pictured but these are some of my favorites. You can also check out Winery Wednesday to read more about them.
I know I talk about La Morra a lot, and the locals call me Lamorese, but there are many good places in the other towns in Piemonte. One of them is Le Torri in Castiglione Falletto. They changed owners a few years ago, so the restaurant has changed but definitely not for the worse. I... Continue Reading →
Marengo - another favorite I know the list of my favorite wineries is growing (a lot) but there are just so many good winemakers to visit. And Marengo is definitely high on the list. If you visit them you will most likely meet with Jenny, Marco's wife, and you'll maybe get to taste som of... Continue Reading →
Cavallotto for my Birthday It has become a tradition to visit Cavallotto for my birthday and this year was no exception. Below you will see the lineup for this year's tasting.
Gianfranco Alessandria Vittoria Barbera 2013 Wine: Vittoria Barbera Producer: Gianfranco Alessandria Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Barbera Vintage: 2013 Eye: bright red Nose: tobacco, vanilla, cherry, plums Mouth: balanced tannins, fruity but with good acidity Price Point: $30 Available at Vinmonopolet: no Available at Systembolaget: no
Here are some wines for under 190kr. Keep in mind they might be sold out or need to be ordered. Andrea Oberto Dolcetto 149,- Elvio Cogno Dolcetto 170,- Pira Barbera 175,- Trediberri Barbera 175,- Bruno Rocca Nebbiolo 184,-
Burlotto - The Palm Tree King (and winemaker of course) Not only does Burlotto grow palm trees, he also makes excellent wines! In a beautiful house in Verduno, you will find a winemaker of the ages (and his 2 beautiful dogs). I am known for my love of La Morra but I will happily visit... Continue Reading →
Barolo Night Oslo Round 2 The lineup for the first 6 wines is not bad. (hehe) Keep in mind we did these wines blind, 3 at a time, so the tasting notes reflect what was tasted at the time. Aldo Conterno Ciacala 1999 Earth tones and toffee on the nose. Older, caramelized, earthy. Aldo Conterno... Continue Reading →
Enzoboglietti Dolcetto 2016 Wine: Dolcetto d'Alba Producer: Enzoboglietti Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Dolcetto Vintage: 2016 Eye: Deep ruby red Nose: fruity, earth tones, floral Mouth: dark fruits, fresh Price Point: $15 Available at Vinmonopolet: yes Available at Systembolaget: no