So far, there are only 2 Arborina's available at Vinmonopolet: Elio Altare Barolo Arborina *sold out* Giovanni Corino Barolo Arborina 499kr Other producer's of Arborina include Renato Corino, Nadia Curto, Mauro Veglio and Bovio.
The Norwegian Sommelier Organization and Kapital will announce who has the Best Wine List in different categories, which include Best in the Country, Best Bubbles, Best By The Glass and Best in Town. My favorites among those who made the different lists are: Territoriet Beijing Palace BA 53 Festningen Restaurant Personally I think Cru is... Continue Reading →
Trediberri has a very cool cru to their name, which one is it? Not sure if you noticed, but Trediberri has become a favorite producer of mine. The wines are good, of course, but it's the people that make it so great! I have written about Trediberri before, you can read about the winery here. But... Continue Reading →
Vietti Lazzarito 2008 Wine: Lazzarito 2008 Producer: Vietti Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Nebbiolo Vintage: 2008 Eye: deep garnet red Nose: cherry, figs, ripe fruits, roses, Mouth: velvety texture, dark fruits, soft tannins, Price Point: $144 Available at Vinmonopolet: No Available at Systembolaget: No
It's not a secret that one of my favorite places in Oslo is Cru. And I come here as often as I can, which is hard now that I live in Italy. But I stopped by here while I am on break. And it was amazing as always!
Last year I mentioned my favorite places to go for a glass (or bottle) of wine. I stand by the first 4, but Dr. Kneipp has now been replaced with BA53. Territoriet Le Benjamin Beijing Palace Cru Dr. Kneipp BA53 BA53 has become one of my favorite restaurants, with both incredible food and a great... Continue Reading →
Cru has quickly become one of my favorite places to go. It's basically next door, the wine list is impressive and food incredible. Cru is divided in two: the wine bar and the restaurant. Upstairs is the restaurant, a slightly fancy setting, with a set menu 3 or 5 courses. Downstairs is the wine bar,... Continue Reading →
As always, Cru was nothing but excellent. I think this is one of my favorite places in the city. They recently changed the menu so I had the opportunity to try some new dishes. And I was pleasantly surprised. I tried the cauliflower soup and terragon gnocchi. And I think I will have it again... Continue Reading →