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 →
Piemontegirl Piemontegirl is back, and with a new website design and a logo! How cool is that?? Thank you to my friend Elena Baseotto, a very talented graphic designer! Check out here cool work on her website: https://www.baseottoelena.com/conrad An exciting year lies ahead, so stay tuned!
Wine Opener: Got any favorites? I don't know if wine opener is a huge subject, but I certainly have a favorite type. Most people open "regular wines" (as in not old ones with difficult corks) and now there's glass and screw cap, so many also don't need an opener. Honestly, I prefer corks. Not sure... Continue Reading →
White wine mood? Looking for a good white wine to drink this summer? It's summer, and white wine is on the menu for many people. Vinmonopolet has many good wines, but here are a few of my favorite ones you can find now. Note: some you may have to order, they might not be at... Continue Reading →
Wine 101, maybe it sounds like something you might need? Jack Prenter at Knownman.com reached out to me about an infographic he had created (along with some wine people) and asked me to share it with you. Read his excerpt below. Wine 101 by Jack Prenter One of the main excuses people give for not... Continue Reading →
For my birthday, my good friend Chiara Boschis gave me some products from Caudalie. It was the first time I had heard of the brand, which was founded in Bordeaux by Mathilde Thomas. The beauty products are made from the vine and grape from vineyards in France. How cool is that?! What does Caudalie mean?... Continue Reading →
In need of good a summer wine? Wines are good all year, but some work better than others as "summer wine". Below are a few of my favorites to drink during the summer months (or weeks if you live in Norway!) Starting from the left, we have Ettore Germano's Herzu. It is by far one... Continue Reading →