Wine of the Week

Pira Dolcetto d'Alba 2015 Wine: Dolcetto d'Alba Producer: Pira Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Dolcetto Vintage: 2015   Eye: ruby red Nose: fruity, floral, dark cherries, strawberries, Mouth: medium body, fruity, good tannins   Price Point: $11 Available at Vinmonopolet: No Available at Systembolaget: Yes

Centro Storico

Welcome to Vinoteca Centro Storico! This is where the infamous Ciccio works, a man who also goes by the name Alessio. He is said to have the best champagne list outside of France, and I don't think that is far from the truth. Apart from his excellent taste in Champgane, you also get really good... Continue Reading →

Ettore ‘Sergio’ Germano

Ettore 'Sergio' Germano produces wine in Serralunga D'Alba in Piemonte, Italy. At a tasting this summer, I had the pleasure of tasting both his reds and his whites. My personal favorite was the Herzu riesling, a refreshing white wine that is a recurring one in Cantina Granveien, also know as my home. I don't have... Continue Reading →

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