About Ola Öhlund

Ola Öhlund skriver på BKWine Magazine om provningar hos vinhandlare och vinimportörer i Sverige. - - - - - Ola Öhlund writes on BKWine Magazine on wine tastings with wine merchants and importers. - - - - -
Author Archive | Ola Öhlund
Closing the fermentation vat

Making wine in Sweden from Italian grapes, another curious project from Oenofors

Nordic Sea Winery is located in the beautiful small coastal town of Simrishamn on the Swedish south coast. A big portion of wine sold in Sweden gets its final touch here, the “winery” is owned by one of Sweden’s largest wine importers, Oenoforos. Now a new era begins at NSW. Previously wines that have been […]

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Dr Loosen Beerenauslese

The Doctor cures an ailing reputation – top Rieslings from Dr. Loosen in the Mosel

The German producer Dr. Loosen has been at the forefront of the qualitative renaissance of Riesling wines from the Mosel. Under the leadership of the dynamic owner Ernst Loosen the winery has since the late eighties upped the quality of the wines it produces. At the beginning of the 1900s wines from the Mosel had […]

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Andrea Farinetti of Borgogno, Barolo

Borgogno, a Piedmont wine producer with a reboot

Borgogno is a wine producer Barolo in Piedmont with a long history. It changed hands in 2008. Following the change of ownership, the quality of the wines has continued to rise. When the winemaker Andrea Farinetti came to Sweden to present his wines he met with BKWine Magazine’s Ola Öhlund. “I tasted all the vintages […]

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Christian Bottegal, Ruffino

Ruffino 90 years (in Sweden), an anniversary tasting

Ruffino was early to export wines from Chianti. In 1924 Ruffino exported wines to Sweden. At the time, the price of a bottle of Chianti Valle d’Oro was less than a dollar. To celebrate 90 years on the Swedish market the Swedish importer Philipson Soderberg invited to a tasting with Ruffino’s export manager Christian Bottegal. […]

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To Kalon Robert Mondavi

To Kalon, a California study in quality, climate and soil in the vineyard

Three nearly identical wines from Robert Mondavi show large differences How is it that the prices of different wines can vary considerably although the wines are produced with grapes from virtually the same vineyard? What creates the quality differences within the same vineyard? When Dana Andrus from the Robert Mondavi Winery came to Stockholm recently, […]

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