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Nebbiolo @ Vinmonopolet

  Trediberri Nebbiolo   190,- Azelia Nebbiolo 199,- Alessandro Veglio Nebbiolo 250,- Vietti Perbacco Nebbiolo 250,- Cavallotto Nebbiolo 260,- Burlotto Nebbiolo 265,- Altare Nebbiolo 285,-

#BaroloNightOslo

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 →

Vinmonopolet: Wines 255kr and under

Good selections for a reasonable price There are quite a few wines available at Vinmonopolet, andyou can find some great wines at reasonable prices. (Although that's not always the case). Sometimes there are so many options that it's hard to know what to buy. And if you don't know the wines or the wine maker... Continue Reading →

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 →

Wine of the Week

Vietti Moscato 2015 Wine: Moscato Producer: Vietti Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Moscato Vintage: 2015   Eye: pale yello color, slightly fizzy Nose: peach, roses,  ginger Mouth: sweet (but not too sweet), apricots     Price Point: $11 Available at Vinmonopolet: Yes

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