A semblance of normality as well as wine tastings are slowly returning to Norway.
She repeated it several times. “When you talk about Bairrada you only need to remember the three B’s.” Now I have a dirty mind, and the three B’s I first recalled were not exactly “Bical, Baga and Bairrada“, but it is undoubtedly a good mnemonic when it comes to memorising one of Portugal’s few wine … Continue reading The Three B’s
When wine-tastings aren’t quite what you had hoped for…
This past week I had the good luck to be able to attend a lunch tasting with Mr. & Mrs. Tolmach, long-time owners and proprietors of The Ojai Vineyard in Santa Barbara County. The Ojai Vineyard is a winery whose wines I have tasted on and off throughout the years but never really had the … Continue reading The Ojai Vineyard
If there is something I’ve come to realize these past few years, it’s that a wine fair is never just a wine fair. Off-wine fairs, producer meetings, private tastings, evening events… There are so many levels and facets of an important wine fair nowadays one might think one was at a good natured high school … Continue reading Bouchard Père et Fils Vintage 2014
The red wines of Zio Porco and Contrà Soarda show another side of Veneto.