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 →

Winery Wednesday

In the outskirts of Serralunga you will find Ettore Germano. Sergio, the winemaker, just finished building a new tasting room, and it is beautiful! One of the main reasons I visit Ettore Germano is for his riesling, Herzu! It might sound strange to visit a winery in Barolo to drink Riseling, but Herzu is truly... Continue Reading →

NYC Day 1

It is so good to be back. I went directly from the airport to my brothers apartment, dropped my bags and headed straight for Lupa! Truly one of my favorite places. I always feel like I am coming home. I had a few glasses of Moscato, said hello to Joel, my favorite person at Lupa... Continue Reading →

Favorite Italian Whites Part 1

Pinner, Cavallotto: Cavallotto is obe of my favorite producers, their reds are fantastic. But I also love their whites. They make two, a Langhe Chardonnay and their Pinner. Although they are both good, I prefer the Pinner. It's a 100% Pinot Noir Herzu, Ettore Germano: Mr. Sergio Germano makes many good wines, but the Herzu... Continue Reading →

Ettore ‘Sergio’ Germano

Ettore 'Sergio' Germano produces wine in Serralunga D'Alba in Piemonte, Italy. At a tasting this summer, I had the pleasure of tasting both his reds and his whites. My personal favorite was the Herzu riesling, a refreshing white wine that is a recurring one in Cantina Granveien, also know as my home. I don't have... Continue Reading →

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