Barolo Night Oslo Remember the Barolo Night I had in Sweden? This weekend was Barolo Night 2.0 Oslo edition! Oh man did we drink some good wines. The layout of these Barolo Weekends are starting to form, and so on Friday we eat pizza and drink Pizza Wines. Check out these amazing Pizza Wines in... Continue Reading →

Scarrone: A barbera worth trying

Vietti Vigna Scarrone Barbera d'Alba 2011 Wine: Vigna Scarrone Producer: Vietti Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: barbera Vintage: 2011   Eye: ruby red Nose: cherries, vanilla, spices Mouth: fruity, with good acidity, well balanced Price Point: $32 Available at Vinmonopolet: yes Available at Systembolaget: yes

Barolo Weekend in Sweden

Barolo Night in Gothenburg 6 people, 10 barolo, 1 night: does it get any better? (Yes I know one of them is technically a Barbaresco, but it's not my fault someone cheated!) The deal was: bring one (or three) bottles of barolo and we'll taste them blind. So, blindtasting gallore! The bottles were a little... Continue Reading →

Piemontegirl makes Pasta Dough

Piemontegirl loves pasta Piemontegirl, that's me! As you probably know, I love italian food. Especially pasta. Over the years I have had the pleasure of cooking with some local italian women, among those the mother of Elena Currado (Vietti) and the mother of Bruno (who runs Corte Gondina).  These women are amazing cooks, and it... Continue Reading →

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