Gaia Gaja winetasting at Vinoteket in Oslo. All in all we tasted 5 different wines, 3 from Piemonte and 2 from Tuscany (who knew!).
I recently discovered, and befriended, the winemakers at Azelia. Located at the bottom of Castiglione, next to Paolo Scavino, you find the not so small winery of Azelia. It just so happens that Azelia, Cavallotto and Scavino are all related-- welcome to Barolo! At the Azelia winery, Lorenzo the son is now the 5th generation... Continue Reading →
Isabella Oddero and I have been friends online for a while, and I figured it was time to meet in person. And what better way thank to do a tasting at the winery. She was kind enough to show me around even though she was sick, and I got the grand and Manhatten, her golden retriever,... Continue Reading →
This is one for the books. I had met Roberto at a Champagne dinner earlier this month, and decided I needed to visit his winery. I have tasted very few, if any, of his wines before, and so it was time. And it was a very good decision. Naturally, I did not expect him to... Continue Reading →
Brezza, a winery, hotel and restaurant, lies right on the edge of the town Barolo. The Brezza family bottled their first wine in 1910. Today, the fourth generation runs the operations, with over twenty two hectares. Brezza also has a hotel and a restaurant. Brezza has a Langhe Chardonnay and a Rosé. Not many wineries I... Continue Reading →