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Matilde Giustiniani Gabiano Riserva 2009

Northern Italy Red / Piemonte

Smooth, medium body, fruty and a bit dry, finish very well…  Great with or without food… Reasonable price but very hard to find. 6 more words

Red Wine

Piedmont wines from Ferdinando Principiano

French-Swedish online wine dealer Caviste, with a habit of selling mixed cases from one producer at a time, shocked his faithful customers by moving outside of France, to Italy, Piedmont and the producer  803 more words


Vietti at Nedre Foss Gård

I am back in Norway, for good this time, but some things never change. I had the pleasure of attending the Vietti Winemaker dinner at Nedre Foss Gård in Oslo Norway, and it was absolutely fantastic. 52 more words


Yelland and Papps "Sete Di Vino" 2014

Michael and Susan (nee Yelland) Papps are a wonderful, engaging husband and wife team. They’re dynamic and part of the driving force behind the “new wave” of Barossa Valley producers embracing the soil and proving that the region can deliver more than just blockbusting Shiraz. 130 more words

Tasting Notes

Stalking Luca Currado–A legend in Italy, a superstar in USA and Asia, but an unknown quantity in Norway

Actually not Luca this time around, but his wife  – and the real boss in the family – Elena Penna.  On her, and Vietti’s, first visit to Norway. 173 more words

Wine Tastings


Just a little unique Hipstrrr touch.

Azienda Agricola Rivetto in Sinio

What a magical day; we got to meet Enrico Rivetto himself and interview his staff about what makes their azienda special; the organic artisanal approach, the reverence for the old ways of doing things, and the focus on epitomizing the best of what nebbiolo and barbera can do makes for a tasting you won’t soon forget.  50 more words

Italian Wine