Cava tasting: Freixenet

Yesterday we were seven friends who got together to try Freixenet dry supply available at the monopoly in Sweden. It was not an easy task, but together we came up with some good aroma and flavor descriptions. For each tasting I host, I am reminded of the incredible variety of flavor references we carry with us and how our brains make parallels to previously experienced smells and flavors when we put our noses in a glass of wine. It is a fantastic experience every time. Since…

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Planning the trip to Champagne

There are a lot of really pleasant things in life. Planning trips is one of those. Even better, is when you actually get to go on your trip and experience new cultures, tastes, and everything else that new culture has to offer. As of now I sit here planning a return visit to champagne at the end of April. Among other things, the aim is to buy some champagne for a special occasion in the spring, but also to visit the wonderful area again, when spring has come to…

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