Prowein 2018: The Vinitaly of Germany I myself have never been to Prowein, but I have been to Vinitaly and I imagine it's very similar. Basically too many wineries to count get together and show their wines to the people in the trade; which means you have to be a member of the trade to... Continue Reading →
Barolo Nigth 2.0 - Oslo At the beginning of the year I was in Gothenburg for what I like to call Barolo Night. 6 people, 10 barolo, lots of fun. Now it's time for Barolo Night 2.0, except this time it will be in Oslo. The deal is the same: everyone brings a barolo (or... Continue Reading →
Barolo & Friends at Territoriet Every year during the Barolo & Friends wine event in Oslo, Territoriet arranges a wine event as well. That means that you can get a hold of good quality Barolo that normally isn't on the wine list. Last time I attended Chiara Boschis and Claudia Cigliuti came to the event,... Continue Reading →
Wine class: how to do it? So, I am organizing a wine class (on Piemonte/Barolo) for some friends and guess who will be the teacher? That's right, it's me! Now, I know a thing or two about wine but I have never taught what resembles a class so I am asking your advice: How do... Continue Reading →
Alessandro Veglio Winemakers Dinner I was fortunate enough to be able to attend Alessandro Veglio's winemakers dinner in Oslo last week. The dinner was hosted at Kulinarisk Akademi at Mathallen, a very nice location in the city of Oslo. As you can see we were seated right by the open kitchen which gave us the... Continue Reading →
Mangialonga: A Non-Competitive Enogastronomic hike August is the month of Mangialonga. Do you have plans August 27th? If you don't, there is still time to buy your Mangialonga ticket! Don't know what it is? Read about it here.
Have you booked your tickets yet? For those of you who don't know what it is, you can read about it here! This year Mangialonga will be August 27th. Maybe I'll see you there!
It may not be a surprise that I spent my time at Vinitaly in the Piemonte section. Many of my friends were there presenting their wines, including of course Giovanni Corino. Their labels were recently "updated" and as you can see they were on display at the fair. As I have tasted all their wines... Continue Reading →