Tignanello - why we call it the Pizza Wine Maybe you've heard me say that I am having Pizza Wine with my Friday Pizza? Well, there's a story behind the concept. Normally, a "pizza wine" would be a dolcett, barbera or a langhe nebbiolo. Something light to have with your pizza, nothing super fancy... Continue Reading →
Over the years I have tried a few hotels, restaurants and wineries and here is a list of some of my favorites.
Corte Gondina - A Home Away From Home Corte Gondina - A beautiful boutique hotel in La Morra. If you ever find yourself in Piemonte, I highly recommend Corte Gondina in La Morra. This should come as no surprise for those who know me, as I frequent the beautiful hotel in the main streets of... Continue Reading →
The Norwegian Sommelier Organization and Kapital will announce who has the Best Wine List in different categories, which include Best in the Country, Best Bubbles, Best By The Glass and Best in Town. My favorites among those who made the different lists are: Territoriet Beijing Palace BA 53 Festningen Restaurant Personally I think Cru is... Continue Reading →
Wine Colors provided by Wine Folly Wine Folly has a great color chart with an overview of the main wine colors, as you can see below. It is very common to describe a wine using color, and wine people have their own terminology, like pale amber or deep ruby. This chart also mentions the types... Continue Reading →
I am not sure you noticed, but I have a brand new page called "Testimonials" where some cool people have said some nice things about me. “Piemonte Girl is the best. Naturally approachable and sincere, her love and enthusiasm for wine and the Piemonte region really shines through. On top of that, she has the... Continue Reading →
Chocolatte Helsingborg If you're a chocolate person (like me) you have to try Chocolatte in Helsingborg! There is a reason they win Chocolate awards; their chocolates are incredible! For Christmas we had their Christmas chocolates, with flavors like ginger bread and salty licorice. Perfect as a small dessert after tons of fatty Christmas food! It's... Continue Reading →
Cascina Nuova: A Corino Christmas Night I love Christmas, and as you can see Cascina Nuova is now all ready for Christmas. And how perfect is Giovanni Corino's wine for Christmas? The red label goes great with the Christmas colors! Early December we had a sort of Christmas Party with food and baking and wine.... Continue Reading →