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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 →

La Bottega del Vino

One of the things I like to do is ask the "professional" foodies where they go to eat and drink, and I'm rarely disappointed. La Bottega del Vino was recommended by Ciccio from Centro Storico and he was not wrong to recommend this place. I think I spent 20 minutes with the wine list alone,... Continue Reading →

Cantina Granveien

Not an uncommon sight at Cantina Granveien. This was after a very successful Friday Pizza evening with a Barbera Lineup and some additional bottles of various wines.

Wine of the Week

Tre Tine Rinaldi Wine: Tre Tine Producer: Rinaldi Region/Appellation: Piemonte Grape varieties: Nebbiolo Vintage: 2010 Eye: mid-ruby Nose:  leather, flowers, nuts, berries Mouth: strawberries, licorice, mineral     Price Point: $94 Available at Vinmonopolet: Yes

Day 6

On the 6th day of my trip I started with a wine tasting at Manzone in Monforte. I had the pleasure of meeting with Mirella, and she showed me the cellar and a few of her wines. I will write more about my visit at a later time. After the tasting I drove back to... Continue Reading →

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