How to Wine Journal

Do you do wine journaling? I do! I’ve done it for many years now, I need to buy a new notepad… But really, I find it vital to write down the wine I taste, so I can compare later, the vintages, the grapes and the regions. Or I can see how wine production has developed […]

How to Study Wine Regions

I know! It’s soooo overwhelming, all those wine regions, and constantly new coming up, now Norway wants to make wine… How to grasp and understand all that info? In this video I’ll give you a good tip on how to do that! Feel free to comment and add your ideas! How do you study your […]

A Glass a Day …

Hey, hey, hey! I’m starting a new series of posts called A Glass a Day! I’m going to add a new bottle of wine that I’ve tasted and its short ranking to this post every day. So, after 30 days, we’ll have 30 wine recommendations to choose from! I’ll try to make it the best […]

Two Interesting Pinots

The two interesting Pinot Noirs I’ve tasted recently I want to share my opinion with you on. The first one comes from Western Oregon, Eugene, King Estate Winery.   Acrobat 2012 Oregon Pinot Noir King Estate Winery. It’s a 4-star wine for me, the one you enjoy on a Wednesday night. Good with food, excellent […]

The Three Wines That Rocked My Summer

Hey, guys! After some weeks of summer vacation, I’m coming back with some more great stuff about food, wine and travel! Today’s post is about my best picks of this summer! Two reds and one white. Sounds weird, but that’s true (you know, summertime is a white-wine season…)…    1. Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico DOCG […]

Time and Again I Do Realize How Much I Love Wine from the Caucasus

When I travel, I try to taste wine that I won’t find in Norway where I live, for example wine from Georgia, Bulgaria, Moldova, Azerbaijan, India and so on. I’m currently visiting my family in Siberia, and here I bought one bottle from Georgia and one from Azerbaijan. This is what I’ll be covering today. […]

Studying Wine

There’s a wide range of wine, vineyards, grapes, producers, wine regions, appelations, etc. You get easily overwhelmed; it all gets mixed, confused and messed up in your head. Have you ever felt that? I have! Some years ago I would buy random bottles of wine from different countries, without even knowing what it was I […]

This Is My Idea of Quality Italian

Aglianico del Taburno Fattoria La Rivolta DOCG 2012 5 stars! This is truly Italian wine, its quality is superb as are the flavors. It’s mild, pleasant, full-bodied,with a nice aftertaste. Cherry flavored and mildly fruity, with amazing cherry color. Aglianico is an ancient grape, mainly spread in the south of Italy: Puglia, Campania. It’s the […]

Pleasant Cote du Rhone

Domaine de la Janasse 2014 Cotes du Rhone Appellation Cotes du Rhone Controlé 4 stars A pleasant, simple, light Cotes du Rhone which is excellent to be enjoyed on its own or with some good steak, barbecue or even salad! We enjoyed it while we were waiting for our barbecue! And then with grilled meat […]