Category Archives: Madeira

Madeira from Barbeito

At the Portuguese wine day in Stockholm about a month ago, a single Madeira producer was present, namely Vinhos Barbeito. This is a high-class producer, and their wines are elegant i style as well as slightly lower in sweetness than other … Continue reading

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Tawny Port tasting with AuZone

A recurring December in the wine tasting club AuZone is a Port tasting arranged by our member MW. This time around, the theme was Tawny Port, i.e., the more light-coloured Ports that get their character through a longer and oxidative treatment … Continue reading

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Season’s end at Erik’s Wine Bar

Just over a week ago, Eriks vinbar, which unsurprisingly translates as Erik’s Wine Bar, finished their season. On the Stockholm wine map, this is one address that is just as pleasant as it is reliable. On this occasion, there were some extra … Continue reading

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Mixed reds and fortifieds served blind

The course-intensive Swedish wine tasting association Munskänkarna only arranges tests at the highest level (“level 3”, should roughly corresond to WSET Diploma level) every second year – typically theoretical test in November of even-numbered years followed by a practical test … Continue reading

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