Recioto della Valpolicella

Markus/ March 2, 2020/ Snap Blogs/ 0 comments

Today on monday 2nd of March, Wonderfull and sweet Recioto della Valpolicella from small family producer David Sterza is available in Alkos´s webshop.Half liter of pure blueberry pie, blackberry jam and the proper amount of tannins. Price is also below from the price of bigger commercial competitor.

Clos des Papes, Chateauneuf du Pape

Markus/ December 14, 2019/ Snap Blogs/ 0 comments

Now it is here! World famous Chateauneuf du pape by Clos des Papes. Elegant, full body and powerfull wines from vintage 2016 and small amount of vintage 2013. Jeb Dunnuck ( ex-reviewer form Robert Parker) who is a Rhône expert scored 100 points for 2016 vintage. Make a comparison with mature wine from vintage 2013 and yet young and powerful

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New Wines in Alko

Markus/ July 8, 2019/ Snap Blogs/ 0 comments

Today two new wines started to be on sale Alko´s web shop. Paul Blanck Pinot Gris Patergarten and Paul Blanck Auxerrois Vieilles Vignes. Botth wines are perfect food pairing wines for example with roasted chicken. Go to Alko´s web shop here

Kavalan distillery visit in Taiwan

Markus/ November 2, 2018/ Viinimatkat/ 0 comments

wBlog-vm8-a-M Unusual to me to write a blog of something else than winery visit but Kavalan distillery visit was an unique experience and I want to share it. Since wBlog means wine blog lets called this now a whisky blog. I was on a business trip at Taipei and Hsinchu in Taiwan in the beginning of September 2018. After the

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Vintage port wines

Markus/ September 1, 2018/ Maistelut/ 0 comments

Wblog-T17-b-M Still having a fading memory left after Languedoc and Roussillonin tasting so it was good to have next one for dark and wet autumn. What would be better to have as warming and full bodied port wines. Otto is eager to arrange tastings which is of course very good thing since he has gained massive wine knowledge. “Otto provides

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Languedoc & Roussillon

Markus/ June 3, 2018/ Maistelut/ 0 comments

Wblog T16-b-M Dark fall evening in 21.10.2017. It was good timing to taste full body and warm wines from Languedoc ja Roussilon. These wine regions in France are just perfect for this type of tasting. Red wines from this region contains Grenache noir which is my one of favourites at the moment. This tasting was arranged by Sami Sahramies. Humble

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Wines from Czech

Markus/ June 1, 2018/ Maistelut/ 0 comments

Wblog-T15-b-M Radim Mušálek wanted to present some wines from Czech Republic at Nomad Cellars, this was obvious since he is from Czech Republic also. Seemed very nice guy and just joined as a member of Nomad Cellars and warm welcomes were given. Afterwards he has attended many meetings at Nomad Cellars and brought more knowledge of Czech wines to Finland.

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