Wine of the Week

Cavallotto Dolcetto d'Alba 2016 We all know I am a huge fan of both dolcetto and Cavallotto. So the combination of them both - wow! Cavallotto ages their dolcetto for 6 month in slavonian oak bottim then in cement tanks for 6 months. In my opinion you can store this dolcetto for 5-10 years, but... 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.  

Auguri! Piemontegirl turns 26!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME! Today I turn 26, and I am celebrating true Piemontegirl style in Piemonte with wine and food! The next few days will be all about food, wine and people that I love. You'll read all about it in the next few weeks! Here are some pictures from last year's birthday shenanigans!

Vinmonopolet: Wines 255kr and under

Good selections for a reasonable price There are quite a few wines available at Vinmonopolet, andyou can find some great wines at reasonable prices. (Although that's not always the case). Sometimes there are so many options that it's hard to know what to buy. And if you don't know the wines or the wine maker... Continue Reading →

Looking for a good summer wine?

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 →

Wine of the Week

Cavallotto Langhe Nebbiolo 2014 Wine: Langhe Nebbiolo Producer: Cavallotto Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Nebbiolo Vintage: 2014 Eye: medium ruby color Nose: red fruits, cherries flowers, spices Mouth: medium bodied, minerals, some leather, sweet fruit   Price Point: $30 Available at Vinmonopolet: Yes

Winery Wednesday

If you haven't had the pleasure of meeting Giuseppe, you should book a tasting here right away. Cavallotto is located in the outskirts of Castiglione Falletto in Barolo, and here you can find the 3 winemaker siblings: Laura, Alfio and Giuseppe. Together they make all the decisions about the winemaking, but their responsibilities around the... Continue Reading →

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