Here are some new additions to Vinmonopolet's selection. I love that Nadia Curto has made it on the list, it's been a while since I've seen her wines in Norway.
rio Fontana makes a killer Lanhghe Nebbiolo! The grapes for his nebbiolo comes from Castello di Sinio and some from Il Pozzo.
I have previously shared a sort of wine bucket list, but as it turns out I only checked off 1 out of the 5 items.
So what do the Piemontese eat for Christmas? It's not turkey. It's not stick meat. It's not ragu. It's cappone. Cappone is a traditional dish from Piemonte.
Here are some of the wines on my Wish List! Pira Dolcetto Burlott Barbera Trediberri Langhe Nebbiolo Magnum Azelia Langhe Nebbiolo Marengo Barolo Vietti Moscato
One of my favorite producers, Giovanni Corino, has started making a new cru barolo! Can you guess which cru? It is always exciting to see a winery evolve and grow! I got a sneak peak at a recent tasting, and let me tell you, the wine is really good! Barolo Bricco Manescotto! The vineyard, located... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →