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Når haglet dreper

– Vi har… he… he… he… hatt mye problemer den siste uken… nesten alt er.. hm…hmm… ødelagt.

Vi har nettopp kommet til produsenten Le Boncie. Giorgio Serao møter oss. 762 more words


Summer Wines from Montefalco

As I have mentioned a few times, I have a curious relationship with online tastings. The concept is fairly straight-forward: a wine entity sends out samples to a group of bloggers who then “meet” online at the allotted time to discuss the wines. 711 more words


Castello di Farnetella Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG 2012

Estate: Castello di Farnetella is located in the province of Siena in Tuscany, Italy. The Poggiali family purchased the historic estate with its 65 hectares of vineyards in 1981. 193 more words

Budget Friendly

Cast iron: the cookware that does it all

Cooking with fresh ingredients is all fine and good, but if you don’t have quality cookware, you just might be missing a significant part of the health and joy of cooking.   1,314 more words

Eats & Drinks

De Bortoli Bella Riva Sangiovese Rosé 2015

From the excellent value Bella Riva range by the ever reliable De Bortoli range. The Bella Riva vineyard was planted by the family on the King River predominantly to Italian varieties in 1994. 69 more words

Tasting Notes

The Missing Act: A Well Received Blend

When It comes to wine by no means am I an expert, but I know what I like. In winter, I can’t go past a vibrant red when I’m at home indulging in my favourite TV shows or enjoying a Sunday roast. 314 more words


Another week of solid tasting, with confident calls for Chenin, Sangiovese and Rioja from the group. This week’s notes are courtesy of Lydia Cleary, an OG taster in our group, and a floor sommelier with Hawksworth. 383 more words