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Asa Johansson and Sara Nässén on Scandinavian wines

Scandinavian wines come to Piedmont

Italian wines are since long loved by Scandinavians. But on Monday the 27th of May the roles were changed when Scandinavian wines were presented in Piedmont during a seminar held for the Master in Wine students at UNISG in Pollenzo. The presentation gave an overview of the long and sometimes complicated history of alcohol in […]

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Wines on shelves at Systembolaget

Six new Master of Wine, including from Sweden and Denmark

Six very fresh Masters of Wine has just received their diplomas from the venerable English institution. So now there are 384 MW in total. The happy new masters are Edouard Baijot, Nicholas Jackson, Brendan Jansen, Jonas Röjerman, Harriet Tindal and Jonas Tofterup. Congratulations to all of them. Extra special congratulations to Jonas and Jonas. Jonas […]

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Who sells wine in Denmark?

It is not only in Sweden that the Italian wines are popular. Also in Denmark, Italy is the largest wine country with a market share of 21.5%. Chile is in second place with 13.3%, closely followed by Spain, France and South Africa. In sixth place is Australia with 6.8%. In Denmark, the supermarket chains have […]

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Rhône Wine festival in Denmark

Dansk Vincenter (Danish Wine Center) in Advedøre outside Copenhagen is once again this year organising a Rhône Wine festival in September, more specifically, on Saturday 17 September. It is a festival for “those who love Rhone wines”. And who does not? There are few wine regions that offer such a complete wine experience as the […]

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The orangerie at Moet & Chandon in Epernay

Why does champagne cost so much?

A champagne lunch for, maybe, 1500–2000 euro Champagne always carries a not insignificant price tag. As with everything, “expensive” is a question of each one’s personal assessment. One thing is certain: there are no other wines that are marketed with so much money. It is in many ways a meaningless question if a wine is […]

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The Pope's Palace in Avignon

Rhône Festival in Denmark on September 20

Inter Rhône and The Wine Company in Denmark invites you to the eleventh edition of “Rhônevinfestivalen” (the Rhône Festival) on Saturday, September 20. The festival takes place at Dansk Vincenter in Avedøre just outside of Copenhagen between 11 am and 4 pm. There will be more than 30 exhibitors and you will be able to […]

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New Wine Fair in Copenhagen on May 23 & 24

We have been informed that a new Wine Fair will take place at Dansk Vincenter outside of Copenhagen in Denmark on Friday May 23rd and Saturday May 24th. Wine producers are invited to participate. The first day is for professionals where the producers will meet wine importers, distributors, HoReCa and wine journalists. The second day […]

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Pope's Palace in Avignon

Rhône Festival in Denmark

Inter Rhône and The Wine Company in Denmark invites you to the tenth edition of “Rhônevinfestivalen” (the Rhône Festival) on Saturday, September 14. The festival takes place at Dansk Vincenter in Avedøre just outside of Copenhagen. There will be more than 30 exhibitors and you will be able to taste around 300 different wines from […]

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Wine bar, bar a vins

Wine bars in Copenhagen

A selection of wine bars (with restaurants) in Copenhagen, the Danish capital. It has been quite a while since we were in Copenhagen, and even longer since we were at a wine bar in the Danish capital. One who is a more frequent patron there is Magnus Ericsson, news chief at the daily paper Helsingborgs […]

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Chile and France bestselling wine countries in Denmark

Some Danish wine statistics: According to the Wine and Spirit Organisation in Denmark, and Vinavisen.dk Chile is the top wine supplier to Denmark with a market share of 17%, followed closely by France with 16%. Italy has increased its share significantly, as has South Africa. Australia and Great Britain (!) are the big losers with […]

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Garage wine show in Copenhagen

Each year Dansk VinCenter organises the Garage Wine Fair in Copenhagen. This year they have announced the date to be 23 August at 11.00 to 16.00. There will be many wines to taste and good food on offer. Numerous importers and producers will be represented. More info: www.garagevin.com

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France in the lead in Denmark – for the moment

France, Italy and Spain are holding on to their positions on the Danish market although they have lost a few percentage points in market share. This is the top list (source: vinavisen.dk and Vin og Spiritus Organisationen i Danmark, www.vsod.dk): 1. France, 19.7% (-1.1% från 2006) 2. Italy, 14% (-0.9%) 3. Chile, 14% (+1.1%) 4. […]

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Nordic sommelier champion: Thilde Maarbjerg from Denmark

Thilde Maarbjerg from the Kong Hans restaurant in Copenhagen won the title in the Nordic Sommelier Championship in Helsinki. It is the third year in a row that Denmark wins the title. This year it was a very feminine team of professionals: second place went to Susanne Berglund-Kranz (Sweden) and third place to Pia Peltoperä […]

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Denmark gets its first ”AOC”

Perhaps a slight exaggeration – Denmark has had approved four regional denominations for its wines. According to European regulations a “new” wine district must first prove its capability of producing quality wines before getting the right to use a geographically specific denomination (initially it is simply “table wine”). Denmark has now graduated from “table wine” […]

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