What makes a good wine list? Is it the volume? The average price? Types of wines? Amount of countries represented?
Vinoteket is the place to be these days, both for their incredible pizza and their good wine list. And pizza and wine is a killer combination!
BA 53 - Gourmet Food and Excellent Service It's not news that I love BA53 and I know I should expand my horizons but it's just so good that I have to keep going back. Besides, the menu changes so it's not like I am eating the same things every time. Anyways, just wanted to... Continue Reading →
Barolo Night 2.0 A few weeks ago, Barolo Night 2.0 took place in Oslo. Overall there were 9 wines, tasted in 3 rounds and here are some tasting notes on the first round. Round 2 and 3 to come! Mauro Molino Vigna Gancia 2008 Reddish brown. Flowers and dark berries on the nose. Round tannins,... Continue Reading →
The Norwegian Sommelier Organization and Kapital will announce who has the Best Wine List in different categories, which include Best in the Country, Best Bubbles, Best By The Glass and Best in Town. My favorites among those who made the different lists are: Territoriet Beijing Palace BA 53 Festningen Restaurant Personally I think Cru is... Continue Reading →
Barolo & Friends at Territoriet Every year during the Barolo & Friends wine event in Oslo, Territoriet arranges a wine event as well. That means that you can get a hold of good quality Barolo that normally isn't on the wine list. Last time I attended Chiara Boschis and Claudia Cigliuti came to the event,... Continue Reading →
Fyr Bistronomi& Bar Fyr happens to be a stown throw away from my apartment; It's always fun when a new place opens up nearby. Located in one of Oslo's busiest streets, Bogstadveien, it's the perfect place to stop for lunch on a shopping trip, or a nice place to eat dinner. In the summer you... Continue Reading →