Is it fair to change the rules meere days before the release? Are they trying to make these rare wines available to more people?
I talk about Trediberri quite a lot. For many reasons. One: Nicola rocks. He's just an incredible person. Two: his wines also rock.
Gaia Gaja winetasting at Vinoteket in Oslo. All in all we tasted 5 different wines, 3 from Piemonte and 2 from Tuscany (who knew!).
I'm lying on a cot on the street in Oslo, next to 5 men, and I'm thinking to myself: What on earth am I doing?
Have you ever had the pleasure of going to Galloni's event in NYC? No? Me neither... But I hear it's pretty spectacular.
As you probably already know, I've started to host some wine tastings! Mostly basic tastings, differentiating between 3 grapes: dolcetto, barbera and nebbiolo. I think it is a good way to learn the difference between the 3 main grapes in Piemonte. The dolcetto from Andrea Oberto had the typical purple color of dolcetto. On the... Continue Reading →
During the month of November you can taste a vadt variety of wines from the town of La Morra at the Cantina Comunale! Every Saturday in November there is a big tasting, featuring a dozen wines from the surrouding wineries. For only €15 you can taste over 40 wines from great producers! If you're in... Continue Reading →
This summer I was able to join the La Morra team in their annual competition: Baroliadi! Picture a sort of Olympics/triathlon with games centering around wine. Sounds like a recipe for success right?! Well it was! There were 4 different games. First there was the egg toss, where you had to catch an egg in... Continue Reading →
Have you ever been to Mangialonga? If not, you should! I mean, a day of food, wine and beautiful landscape - who can say no to that? I've mentioned Mangialonga before, but basically it's just a walk where you stop along the way to eat and drink. You work your way through the courses and... Continue Reading →