I personally celebrate with Champagne. There's something about bubbles that puts me in a festive mood.
Marengo Barbera Vigna Pugnane 2015 Wine: Barbera Vigna Pugnane Producer: Marco Marengo Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Barbera Vintage: 2015 Eye: intense ruby red Nose: fruity, red berries Mouth: full-bodied, fruity, warm Price Point: $13 Available at Vinmonopolet: yes Available at Systembolaget: no
Marengo - another favorite I know the list of my favorite wineries is growing (a lot) but there are just so many good winemakers to visit. And Marengo is definitely high on the list. If you visit them you will most likely meet with Jenny, Marco's wife, and you'll maybe get to taste som of... Continue Reading →
Prowein 2018: The Vinitaly of Germany I myself have never been to Prowein, but I have been to Vinitaly and I imagine it's very similar. Basically too many wineries to count get together and show their wines to the people in the trade; which means you have to be a member of the trade to... Continue Reading →
Barolo Night in Gothenburg 6 people, 10 barolo, 1 night: does it get any better? (Yes I know one of them is technically a Barbaresco, but it's not my fault someone cheated!) The deal was: bring one (or three) bottles of barolo and we'll taste them blind. So, blindtasting gallore! The bottles were a little... Continue Reading →