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What were the favorite wines?

In a weekend with A LOT of good wines, there are bound to be a few favorites! I enjoyed most of the wines, but like always there are ones you love and ones you maybe don't like as much. For me round 4, the last round, was the best one. The Veglio 1997 and Altare... Continue Reading →

Top 5 Experiences Summer 2017

Tour at Altare We took the whole Norwegian crew to Altare and Silvia gave us a beautiful tour of the vineyards and the winery. Check out that awesome staff! Repubblicca di Perno Pylsa & Barolo Piemonte Edition Every year for my dad's birthday we have Pylsa & Barolo. This year we brought the whole crew... Continue Reading →

Barolo Night 3.0 Round 4

Did we subconsciously save the best for last? Mauro Veglio Rocche 1997 Color was dark brown, rusty. On the nose there were notes of toffee, sweet and some fruit This wine tasted a little strange to me, not quite sure what it was. For most of the other wine tasters it was fantastic. Altare 1996... Continue Reading →

Barolo Night 3.0 Round 2

Check out these three wines from round 2 at Barolo Night 3.0. Keep in mind we tasted them all blind. Altare Barolo 1993 Dark, rusty color. On the nose a little bit of toffee, sweet, red berries, truffel. In the mouth the wine was soft, but with tannins present. Impressive for a wine with that... Continue Reading →

Barolo Night Stockholm Edition

Barolo Night 3.0 We are continuing the success of Barolo Night, this time destionation: Stockholm! As per usual, we start the weekend with Friday Pizza and some "low key" wines. As you can see in the picture below the "low key" wines are quickly escalating! We did blind tasting Friday as well - because why... Continue Reading →

Pylsa & Barolo

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 →

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,-

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.

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