Alessandro Veglio Dolcetto

Alessandro Veglio - getting better year after year It's always a pleasure to drink the wines of Alessandro Veglio, as you can pretty much taste the hard work and genuine effort he puts into his "grape juice"! Dolcetto is a very "basic" wine, but it's one of my favorites. The one Alessandro Veglio makes is... Continue Reading →

Vinmonopolet: Wines under 200kr

Vinmonopolet: good selections for a reasonable price There are quite a few wines available at Vinmonopolet, but you can find some great wines at reasonable prices. (Although that’s not always the case). In any event, I have listed some wines that I think highly of and that as of now are available. However, bear in... 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

Pira Dolcetto d'Alba 2015 Wine: Dolcetto d'Alba Producer: Pira Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Dolcetto Vintage: 2015   Eye: ruby red Nose: fruity, floral, dark cherries, strawberries, Mouth: medium body, fruity, good tannins   Price Point: $11 Available at Vinmonopolet: No Available at Systembolaget: Yes

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