Milan Food Week

So, apparently there is Milan Food Week starting on Thursday! And what is Milan Food Week? I am not completely sure, but there seems to be food involved. And according to their website (which unfortunately is only in Italian) there¬† are a few events around town. It's an 8 day event starting May 4th. There... Continue Reading →

Vinitaly 2017

Ok. I am not sure where to start. This may be the most insane wine event I have ever attended. There is just miles and miles of wine. I spent 5 hours there and I didn't even get to see all the wineries in the Piemonte hall that I wanted to see. For the first... Continue Reading →


Collisoni. Ever heard of it? Every summer the town of Barolo hosts a music festival in its city center. They have pretty impressive lineups; last year Sting performed, and this year Robbie Williams will perform. If you are in the area around the 16th and 17th of July, check it out! Check out their website... Continue Reading →

Wine Events January

Will you be in the US in January? You have the chance to attend 2 wine events. First event takes place in New York at La Pizza Fresca. Elisa Scavino will be there to show her wines at a winemaker dinner January 18th at 7pm. You will have the chance to taste Barbera d'Alba 2015,... Continue Reading →

Femmes Fatales

Territoriet does a good job of gathering wine people, and this time was no different. Veslem√ły, part of the Moestue group, had organized for Chiara and Claudia to come and show their wines. The theme for the night was "Femmes Fatales", which is fitting as these women are strong characters in Piemonte. Chiara Boschis is... Continue Reading →

Oddero Winemaker dinner

Yet again I had the pleasure of joining a winemakers dinner, this time with Oddero. The tasting took place at Festningen in Oslo, a very good restaurant, and Pietro from Oddero was present. I only really know Isabella, Pietro's cousin, so it was a pleasure to get to know him as well. First of all,... Continue Reading →

Vineyard Road Portfolio Tasting 2015

Vineyard Road had their portfolio tasting at Eastern Standard today. I was very excited to meet with Riccardo Sgarra with Paolo Scavino. His wines have been relevant in the Cantina Granveien household recently, and I was eager to learn more about the winery. Riccardo had a whole lineup, starting with their only white, going through... Continue Reading →

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