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Piemontefestival

Barolo and Friends had another great event in Oslo, this time it was a Piemonte Festival at Nedre Foss Gård. Some wine producers joined us, like Roberto from Malvira, so I got to practice my italian! I had the opportunity to try over 80 wines (but I didn't, because we all know I don't spit).... Continue Reading →

Barolo Night 3.0 Round 3

Continuing the tasting notes from Barolo Night 3.0. Renato Ratti Rocche 2011 Clear red color. This wine had a strange smell. Some dill on the nose. The taste was also a bit strange. Not my favorite wine of the night. Mauro Veglio Gattera 2006 Color a little rusty, but clear. On the nose there were... Continue Reading →

Barolo Night 3.0 Round 2

Check out these three wines from round 2 at Barolo Night 3.0. Keep in mind we tasted them all blind. Altare Barolo 1993 Dark, rusty color. On the nose a little bit of toffee, sweet, red berries, truffel. In the mouth the wine was soft, but with tannins present. Impressive for a wine with that... Continue Reading →

Sandefjord Vinfestival

This weekend I attended Sandefjord Vinfestival. This year the overarching theme was South-Africa, but my good friend Alessandro Veglio was there as well. And a bottle of Vietti Moscato. The festival takes place every year in Sandefjord, and many cool wineries and wines are represented. Even though I normally stick to Piemonte, I tried a... Continue Reading →

Barolo Night 3.0 Round 1

Voerzio la serra 1998 Dark brown, sort of old color. On the nose there were cherries, some toffee, raspberries. Despite the age there were still tannins present, albeit not forceful ones. I liked this one a lot! Massolino Margheria 2008 On the nose there was a sweetness, rose hip, berries. A little dry in the... Continue Reading →

Barolo Night Stockholm Edition

Barolo Night 3.0 We are continuing the success of Barolo Night, this time destionation: Stockholm! As per usual, we start the weekend with Friday Pizza and some "low key" wines. As you can see in the picture below the "low key" wines are quickly escalating! We did blind tasting Friday as well - because why... Continue Reading →

Pylsa & Barolo

Happy birthday, dad! It's that time of year again. Pylsa & Barolo. Hot dogs and red wine. Pylsa & Barolo 2018 went off without a hitch and as you can see we drank some good wines. We started the night off with champagne from Pierre Peters (a bubbly that even I enjoy) and moved into... Continue Reading →

17 mai

Today, Norwegians celebrate 17 mai (Fourth of July equivalent). However, I am on my way to Stockholm for Barolo Night 3.0 (obviously much more important. Stay up to date on Instagram @piemontegirl

Vadio Winemakers Dinner

It's always wonderful to see good friends and it was a pleasure to attend the Vadio winemakers dinner at Astral in Oslo a while back. First - what a location!! Astral is located a little outside Oslo in a beautiful building (I mean, come on - look at those pictures!) Eduarda and Luis, the winemakers... Continue Reading →

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