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Pizza Wine

Nowadays you can put anything on a pizza, which means that wine pairing can be tricky. Here are my suggestions!

Favorite Friday Pizza Wine

As most of you know, I make pizza on Fridays. And along with my pizza, I usually have a glass of wine (or three). Here are some of my favorite wines to drink with my pizza (or honestly just any time). Burlotto Barbera & Barbera Aves Marengo Barbera Cavallotto Dolcetto Andrea Oberto Dolcetto Trediberri Langhe... Continue Reading →

Pizza Wine

Tignanello - why we call it the Pizza Wine   Maybe you've heard me say that I am having Pizza Wine with my Friday Pizza? Well, there's a story behind the concept. Normally, a "pizza wine" would be a dolcett, barbera or a langhe nebbiolo. Something light to have with your pizza, nothing super fancy... Continue Reading →

Wine of the Week

Marchesi Antinori Tignanello 2007 Wine: Tignanello Producer: Marchesi Antinori Region/Appellation: Toscana, Italy Grape varieties: 80% Sangiovese, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5 % Cabernet Franc Vintage: 2007   Eye: intense ruby red Nose: red ruits, spices, hints of vanilla Mouth: dark red fruits, hints of toast, well balanced Price Point: $60 Available at Vinmonopolet: yes, but maybe not 2007 Available at Systembolaget: yes, but maybe not... Continue Reading →

Friday Pizza with a twist

How to make Friday Pizza Mario Batali style As you know, I make pizza almost every friday, also known as Friday Pizza. I have been making the same pizza for years, so I recently tried a new recipe. And you know what? I will probably make it this way going forward instead of the old... Continue Reading →

Friday Pizza

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 →

Monforte Pizzeria

Piemonte is easily associated with good food. Good pizza, however, is hard to come by. If you are looking for Pizza, Monforte is the place to go. Right in the Piazza is an excellent pizza place. The have other dishes of course but it is a common place to get pizza. They also have a... Continue Reading →

Friday Pizza and Recipe

Dough: Flour, 1 tsp yeast, pinch of salt, pinch of sugar, water (body temperature) Mix the yeast with body temperature water (however much you want), add the salt and sugar. Then add flour until the dough is perfect to work with. Sauce: tomato paste, basil, oil, pepper Mix the ingredients together. The amount depends on... Continue Reading →

Friday Pizza

Friday Pizza is served @Cantina Granveien.  We try to serve Pizza every Friday, always home made, with fresh mozarella and prosciutto. With the wine, we usually serve a Dolcetto or Barbera-- a strange combination maybe, Pizza and Wine, but PizzaWine has become a well know term in Cantina Granveien and it's guests.  (For those of... Continue Reading →

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