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Baroliadi 2018

This summer I was able to join the La Morra team in their annual competition: Baroliadi! Picture a sort of Olympics/triathlon with games centering around wine. Sounds like a recipe for success right?! Well it was! There were 4 different games. First there was the egg toss, where you had to catch an egg in... Continue Reading →

Mangialonga 2018

Have you ever been to Mangialonga? If not, you should! I mean, a day of food, wine and beautiful landscape - who can say no to that? I've mentioned Mangialonga before, but basically it's just a walk where you stop along the way to eat and drink. You work your way through the courses and... Continue Reading →

Sandefjord Vinfestival

This weekend I attended Sandefjord Vinfestival. This year the overarching theme was South-Africa, but my good friend Alessandro Veglio was there as well. And a bottle of Vietti Moscato. The festival takes place every year in Sandefjord, and many cool wineries and wines are represented. Even though I normally stick to Piemonte, I tried a... Continue Reading →

Prowein 2018

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 Night 2.0

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

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 →

Alessandro Veglio in Oslo

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: Are you going this year?

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.    

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