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 →
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 →