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 →
Ever tried Marengo's Brunate? Brunate is one of my favorite crus, and the fact that Marengo produces it just makes it even better. The vineyards is composed of sandy soils with southern exposure, located in the zones of Barolo and La Morra. Last year I had the 1988, and let me just say that the... Continue Reading →
Throwback to last years Pylsa&Barolo. Looking forward to Pylsa&Barolo tomorrow, La Morra edition! Pictures to come!
I will just share one photo for now from the wonderful weekend I just spent in Barolo. The weekend was filled with good wine, tasty food, amazing people and horrible weather! But for me the weather doesn't play a huge role, especially with so many incredible people surrounding me. The photo is from my Birthday... Continue Reading →
Friday Pizza has been a longstanding tradition. When Friday comes around, wherever I am, I try to make pizza. Lake Como, Milano, Stavanger, Boston; doesn't matter. Recently, Friday Pizza has been accompanied by Blind Tasting. This particular occasion was to teach my brother's friend a little about wine. We decided to stay in one area,... Continue Reading →