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Thanksgiving Wine Tips

Turkey season is upon us So I thought it would be fitting to share some wine suggestion to go with your Thanksgiving meal. Turkey is not a very powerful meat - low in fat and dries out easily. With meat like that, you should try to find a wine that is medium bodied and high... Continue Reading →

Favorite Friday Pizza Wine

As most of you know, I make pizza on Fridays. And along with my pizza, I usually have a glass of wine (or three). Here are some of my favorite wines to drink with my pizza (or honestly just any time). Burlotto Barbera & Barbera Aves Marengo Barbera Cavallotto Dolcetto Andrea Oberto Dolcetto Trediberri Langhe... Continue Reading →

Barbera the Mario Fontana way!

Cascina Fontana Babera d'Alba 2016 Wine: Barbera d'Alba Producer: Cascina Fontana Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Barbera Vintage: 2016   Eye: deep ruby red Nose: roses, cherries, red fruits, spices Mouth: fresh, dry, good acidity Price Point: $23 Available at Vinmonopolet: no Available at Systembolaget: no

Wine of the Week

Marengo Barbera Vigna Pugnane 2015   Wine: Barbera Vigna Pugnane Producer: Marco Marengo Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Barbera Vintage: 2015   Eye: intense ruby red Nose: fruity, red berries Mouth: full-bodied, fruity, warm Price Point: $13 Available at Vinmonopolet: yes Available at Systembolaget: no

Wine of the Week

Carolo Revello Barbera d'Alba 2016 Wine: Barbera d'Alba Producer: Carlo Revello Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Barbera Vintage: 2016   Eye: ruby red Nose: slightly indistinct, some dark berries, cherry and blackberry Mouth: high acidity, fresh, medium body Price Point: $17 Available at Vinmonopolet: no Available at Systembolaget: yes

Wine of the Week

Roberto Voerzio Barbera Cerreto 2012 Wine: Barbera Cerreto Producer: Roberto Voerzio Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Barbera Vintage: 2012   Eye: deep intense purple red Nose: dark berries, spices, some caramel, Mouth: concentrated, cherries, some toast, full bodied Price Point: $30 Available at Vinmonopolet: no Available at Systembolaget: no

Barbera @ Vinmonopolet

Looking for a good barbera? Here are a few that are available at Vinmonopolet. Note: many of them you have to order. Alessandro Veglio Barbera 209,-  Fratelli Revello Barbera 217,-  Burlotto Barbera 254,- Cigliuti Barbera 256,- Chiara Boschis Barbera 271,- Elio Altare Barbera 285,- Bruno Giacosa Barbera 289,-

Wine of the Week

Gianfranco Alessandria Vittoria Barbera 2013 Wine: Vittoria Barbera Producer: Gianfranco Alessandria Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Barbera Vintage: 2013   Eye: bright red Nose: tobacco, vanilla, cherry, plums Mouth: balanced tannins, fruity but with good acidity Price Point: $30 Available at Vinmonopolet: no Available at Systembolaget: no

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,-  

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