Category Archives: Munskänkarna

Moulin Touchais 1949-1999

Just over a year ago, in September 2014, I led a vertical tasting of Moulin Touchais with Munskänkarna in Stockholm, a wine tasting club. Moulin Touchais is a sweet wine from the Coteaux du Layon appellation in the middle part of the … Continue reading

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Champagne tasting including a first look at 2005 Dom Pérignon

A large wine tasting club I’m active in, Munskänkarna in Stockholm, arranges a Champagne tasting every year in May. This tasting is in an “open” format, where the participants taste the wines two at a time (with a sub-theme for each pair) in their own pace. This year’s … Continue reading

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Mixed news including several Burgundies

A couple of weeks ago, the Stockholm branch of the wine tasting club Munskänkarna held a tasting of news in the range of the Swedish alcohol monopoly. Although I sometimes lead tastings in Munskänkarna, I was not guilty of choosing the … Continue reading

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Selosse tasting including the 2003 vintage and two Lieux-Dits

In the end of February last year I held a tasting in a wine tasting club (Munskänkarna in Stockholm) featuring Champagnes from Jacques Selosse, the most sought-after of all small producers in Champagne, and since many years the foremost source … Continue reading

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Tasting of mixed new releases with a few heavy-duty Super Tuscans included

Earlier in December I tasted a selection of recent releases on the Swedish market. This type of “purchase a ticket and taste the wines at your own pace”-tasting is arranged a number of times per year by a Munskänkarna, a … Continue reading

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Mixed March news including three 2010 Syrahs and three Pinots

This Monday I attended a wine club tasting of March news from our dear Swedish alcohol monopoly Systembolaget. (Well, to me it as about as dear as the bread queues were to the good people of the Soviet union.) This … Continue reading

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Some course wines from Germany and Alsace

A couple of weeks ago I held one of the classes in a basic wine course in the Stockholm chapter of the wine tasting organisation Munskänkarna. The class covered Alsace and Germany, and in these classes we try to show a couple of typical wines … Continue reading

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