Cava for the person who loves the simplicity in life.

It has been such a lovely sunny day here, so we just had to drink rosé cava today for dinner. It felt like the right thing to do. Segura Viuda brut rosé, which is one of our favorites among the rosé caves available forunder 100 SEK at our monopoly. It is always a bit extra fun to drink or recommend Segura Viudas, side I have had the pleasure to meet one cava maker that started…

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Tomorrow its Midsummers Eve

For once, I have nothing whatsoever to do with the food on midsummer … feels a bitstrange actually. The fact is that we are celebrating with good friends, at least as interested in food as we are, and because we are in their home this year, it’s a lie to try to help. I don’t mind really, since as a host or hostess you do have the  last say in everything. So I just do what I’m told,…

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Back to project Cava

After the hubbub of the last weeks and months, things are slowly starting to return to normal. What now can be considered normal? The last year has been anything but normal in my life, but on the other hand, I never wanted it any other way either. Now I am again back in front of the computer and it feels so good. Mailing back and forth, questions of all kinds “how much is produced in the Penedès region?”, “When does  one usually start to harvest Xarel-lo? It is before or after…

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More info about the champagne wreck

There are many wrecks in the Baltic Sea water, quite an incredible number in fact. Just between Öland and Gotland, said Anders Näsman, leader of the diving expedition that found the wreck, there are in fact 1500 listed but still unexplored potential wrecks. So why did it happen that Anders and his friends came to dive right on this particular…

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The most expensive champagne ever sold

Yesterday me and my husband went to Åland (the island between Sweden and Finland), after we found out that it was going to be an auction on the wreck finds from last year, with associated lectures by Richard Julin, lectures by a historian from Veuve Clicquot, and reports from the diving expedition, held by the dive leader Anders. We…

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