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

Wine of the Week

Mauro Veglio Barolo Castelletto 2013 Wine: Barolo Castelletto Producer: Mauro Veglio Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Nebbiolo Vintage: 2013   Eye: intense ruby red Nose: red fruits, roses, mint, licorice Mouth: full-bodied, blackberry Price Point: $55 Available at Vinmonopolet: no  

Nebbiolo @ Vinmonopolet

  Trediberri Nebbiolo   190,- Azelia Nebbiolo 199,- Alessandro Veglio Nebbiolo 250,- Vietti Perbacco Nebbiolo 250,- Cavallotto Nebbiolo 260,- Burlotto Nebbiolo 265,- Altare Nebbiolo 285,-

Wine of the Week

Burlotto Barolo Cannubi 2011 Wine: Barolo Cannubi Producer: Burlotto Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: nebbiolo Vintage: 2011   Eye: deep, dark red Nose: roses, grass, berries, leather Mouth: cherries. anise, pepper Price Point: $70 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,-

Wonder what wineries to visit?

No need - here are some of my favorites! There are many more wineries in Piemonte than then ones pictured but these are some of my favorites. You can also check out Winery Wednesday to read more about them.

Le Torri

I know I talk about La Morra a lot, and the locals call me Lamorese, but there are many good places in the other towns in Piemonte. One of them is Le Torri in Castiglione Falletto. They changed owners a few years ago, so the restaurant has changed but definitely not for the worse. I... Continue Reading →

Winery Wednesday

Marengo - another favorite I know the list of my favorite wineries is growing (a lot) but there are just so many good winemakers to visit. And Marengo is definitely high on the list. If you visit them you will most likely meet with Jenny, Marco's wife, and you'll maybe get to taste som of... Continue Reading →


Cavallotto for my Birthday It has become a tradition to visit Cavallotto for my birthday and this year was no exception. Below you will see the lineup for this year's tasting.  

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