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Pylsa & Barolo

Happy birthday, dad! It's that time of year again. Pylsa & Barolo. Hot dogs and red wine. Pylsa & Barolo 2018 went off without a hitch and as you can see we drank some good wines. We started the night off with champagne from Pierre Peters (a bubbly that even I enjoy) and moved into... Continue Reading →

Wines under 190kr at Vinmonopolet

Here are some wines for under 190kr. Keep in mind they might be sold out or need to be ordered. Andrea Oberto Dolcetto 149,- Elvio Cogno   Dolcetto 170,- Pira Barbera 175,- Trediberri Barbera 175,- Bruno Rocca Nebbiolo 184,-  

Wine Night at Cascina Nuova

Wine Night a la Piemontegirl Remember I asked you for advice on how to run a Wine Tasting? Well, here is how it went! My very talented friend Elena Baseotto made me some tasting sheets, and I decided to go for 3 wines next to each other: dolcetto, barbera and nebbiolo. The knowledge level among... Continue Reading →

Fun Fact Friday: Trediberri Cru

 Trediberri has a very cool cru to their name, which one is it? Not sure if you noticed, but Trediberri has become a favorite producer of mine. The wines are good, of course, but it's the people that make it so great! I have written about Trediberri before, you can read about the winery here. But... Continue Reading →

Vinmonopolet: Wines under 200kr

Vinmonopolet: good selections for a reasonable price There are quite a few wines available at Vinmonopolet, but you can find some great wines at reasonable prices. (Although that’s not always the case). In any event, I have listed some wines that I think highly of and that as of now are available. However, bear in... Continue Reading →

Trediberri – Langhe Nebbiolo 2016

Trediberri Langhe Nebbiolo 2016 One of my new favorite winemakers in Nicola at Trediberri. You'll have to look hard to find a more energetic, eager to learn, interesting young winemaker. The winery is located below La Morra in the middle of the vineyards. He is a relatively new winemaker, but his wines are well balanced... Continue Reading →

#tbt

Throwback to Trediberri teaching me about the vineyard worms! Nicola is very passionate about his work, and he brought me into the vineyard to teach me about the damage hail does and the worms that only come out at night to eat the vines. It's always fun to learn something new!

Winery Wednesday

Trediberri Although a fairly small winery, it's definitely worth a visit. Trediberri is basically just 3 people from Berri (kind of): Nicola Oberto, Federico Oberto and Vladimiro Rambaldi. The winery is fairly hidden in the valley below La Morra, below the Rocche dell'Annunziata vineyard. We were lucky to visit with Nicola, and he showed us... Continue Reading →

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