Category Archives: Alto Adige

Casa d’Antino – A Danish Future for Italian Cuisine


The whole world, and for certain all of Copenhagen, is mesmerized by the prodigious success of New Nordic Cuisine these days. For good reason, the cuisine is fabulous, and combines the most hyped trends in cooking right now: Locavorism, foraging, … Continue reading

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Time and Minerals – Custoza Anteprima


I provided a general introduction and Bardolino tasting notes on the combined 2014 Anteprima event for Bardolino and Custoza here: https://oleudsenwineblog.wordpress.com/2014/03/30/of-old-cats-and-tender-mice-bardolino-anteprima/. While I adore the best Bardolino wines and therefore had positive expectations for those, my expectations in respect of … Continue reading

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Berliner Wein Trophy – 2013 Summer Edition


The Berliner Wein Trophy – or BWT for short – is an international wine competition that takes place twice a year, with a winter and a summer edition. I have taken part as juror twice this year. The competition, which … Continue reading

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The Annual Pilgrimage


It has been a good while since I last posted on this blog. That has been mostly due to higher priorities, such as family and work, which, however, in no way have prevented me from partaking of the great things in life. I … Continue reading

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Decanter feature on native Italian varieties


Just wanted to alert you to this interesting post on the Decanter web site by Ian d’Agata: http://www.decanter.com/wine/labels/34131/slideshow/0/10-native-italian-varieties-worth-seeking-out?dec#index=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.decanter.com%2Fwine%2Flabels%2F34131%2Fslideshow%2F0%2F10-native-italian-varieties-worth-seeking-out%23slideshow One can always discuss his selection, but he had to find 10 only, and there are a couple of my own favourites … Continue reading

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2012 summer drinking – the rosé post


It’s a cliché, I know, but summertime calls for rosé. To that extent, it is probably not very novel or inventive of me to come up with a post dedicated solely to rosé wine. On the other hand, I have … Continue reading

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