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Piemontegirl Tasting

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 →

Dolcetto @ Vinmonopolet

Vinmonopolet: Here are a few Dolcetto that I recommend. Note: you may have to order them online and they may be sold out. Andrea Oberto Dolcetto 149,- Alessandro Veglio Dolcetto 194,- Aurelio Settimo Dolcetto 169,- Elvio Cogno Dolcetto 170,-

Wines under 190kr at Vinmonopolet

Here are some wines for under 190kr. Keep in mind they might be sold out or need to be ordered. Andrea Oberto Dolcetto 149,- Elvio Cogno   Dolcetto 170,- Pira Barbera 175,- Trediberri Barbera 175,- Bruno Rocca Nebbiolo 184,-  

Wines under 200kr at Vinmonopolet

Wines at Vinmonopolet under 200kr Wines don't have to be super expensive to be good quality or taste good. These wines are some of my favorites. If you try them feel free to tell me about your experience! Enjoy!     Trediberri Barbera 175kr Azelia Langhe Nebbiolo 198kr Bruno Rocca Langhe Nebbiolo 183kr Alessandro Veglio... Continue Reading →

Wine Night at Cascina Nuova

Wine Night a la Piemontegirl Remember I asked you for advice on how to run a Wine Tasting? Well, here is how it went! My very talented friend Elena Baseotto made me some tasting sheets, and I decided to go for 3 wines next to each other: dolcetto, barbera and nebbiolo. The knowledge level among... Continue Reading →

Giada – new favorite barbera

Andrea Oberto Barbera Giada Andrea Oberto, my newest friend in Barolo, makes a wonderful Barbera Giada. Some may like to call it a Barbera Superiore, which means that it's made from the barber grapes but vinified differently, most likely either in oak or longer in oak (compared to the classic barbera). Those who understand Norwegian... Continue Reading →

Andrea Oberto – San Giuseppe

Andrea Oberto Barbera San Giuseppe Andrea Oberto has become a new staple at Cantina Granveien, and hopefully I'll bring some home after I visit them in October. As of now I do not know very much about the winery or the wines, but I will visit them in October and learn more about them! In... Continue Reading →

Wine of the Week

Wine Review: Andrea Oberto Langhe Nebbiolo 2012   Wine: Langhe Nebbiolo Producer: Andrea Oberto Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Nebbiolo Vintage: 2012   Eye: ruby red, garnet reflections Nose: floral, violets, red fruits, Mouth: warm, rich, balanced   Price Point: $18 Available at Vinmonopolet: No, but you can find his Barolo and Dolcetto Available at... Continue Reading →

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