It's officially Spring, which means that the newest vintage is making its way to stores. Norway, mark your calendars for May 8th!
It's almost 2020! Time to look back on 2019. Here are some of my favorite wine moments the past year!
Happy birthday, dad! It's that time of year again. Pylsa & Barolo. Hot dogs and red wine. Pylsa & Barolo 2018 went off without a hitch and as you can see we drank some good wines. We started the night off with champagne from Pierre Peters (a bubbly that even I enjoy) and moved into... Continue Reading →
Barolo Night Oslo Remember the Barolo Night I had in Sweden? This weekend was Barolo Night 2.0 Oslo edition! Oh man did we drink some good wines. The layout of these Barolo Weekends are starting to form, and so on Friday we eat pizza and drink Pizza Wines. Check out these amazing Pizza Wines in... Continue Reading →
Barolo 2008 Bartolo Mascarello Of all the Barolo wines, this might be considered one of the best. Wine is all about tastes and is a very personal matter, but Maria Teresa is a legendary wine maker in Piemonte. If you have the chance to taste her wines or even visit her, you should. This wine is... Continue Reading →
Bartolo Mascarello: A legend Maria Teresa Bartolo Mascarello is an incredible woman. If you haven't been to her winery, you definitely should. You'll find her in Barolo (the town), but don't try to find her email adress to make an appointment. She doesn't really use email. Or the internet. So call or ring the bell.... Continue Reading →
In need of good a summer wine? Wines are good all year, but some work better than others as "summer wine". Below are a few of my favorites to drink during the summer months (or weeks if you live in Norway!) Starting from the left, we have Ettore Germano's Herzu. It is by far one... Continue Reading →
Friday Pizza has been a longstanding tradition. When Friday comes around, wherever I am, I try to make pizza. Lake Como, Milano, Stavanger, Boston; doesn't matter. Recently, Friday Pizza has been accompanied by Blind Tasting. This particular occasion was to teach my brother's friend a little about wine. We decided to stay in one area,... Continue Reading →
Bartolo Mascarello Dolcetto d'Alba 2015 Wine: Dolcetto d'Alba Producer: Bartolo Mascarello Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Dolcetto Vintage: 2015 Eye: deep, dark color Nose: florals, dark fruits, leather, dried herbs Mouth: balanced palate, good acidity, dark fruits Price Point: $24 Available at Vinmonopolet: yes