Some really good cavaglases

There is a difference between a glass and glass. Personally I think the usual champagneflutes that we use here in Sweden, which are “straight” at the top are pretty stupid. All bubbles will disappear along with all the scents  before it had time to react. In addition, At the same time I can’t fit my nose in the opening while I take a sip which I find boring. Fortunately there is help! Both in Barcelona and in Champagne, a new bit more tulip-shaped glass…

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Everything set for todays cava tasting

Today, it is Codorniu-testing at Norrland Nation in Uppsala. The interest has been great so there has been little additional purchases so we have enough bubbles also for any “last-minute guests.” We will be testing five different cavas from Codorniu, as well as our reference cava (Freixenet Cordon Negro), that we always start with. # 1, Anna de Codorniu # 2, Codorniu Selection Raventós # 3, Anna de Codorniu Brut Rosé # 4, Codorniu Pinot Noir Brut # 5, Codorniu classico We will go through all, both individually and collectively, because we have earlier experiences learned that it is good to have a couple of…

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Bubbles from Texas

At home at last in glorious Uppsala after the tour to Champagne, with a short stop-over  in Denmark. As much as I love to travel, there are few things that are as nice as coming home. Home to the house, the dog and the river. All missed in a special way. After having convinced ourselves that the house was still…

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