18 May 2024
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PREMIERE of Living the City: Stockholm’s Top 5 Cocktails

We’re premiering the first episode of our brand new video series Living the City. In our first episode we present to you Stockholm’s Top 5 Cocktails and see five different cocktail experts prepare for us the cocktails that Stockholmers love the most. Our cocktail experts are: Samuel Wiktorsson preparing a Smoked Old Fashioned at Ebenist Antonio Sorbo […]

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Sweden Beats New Zealand at Adam & Albin Matstudio’s Supper Club

I’m by no means a food critic – or connoisseur of wine – but I relish the opportunity to be a pretender, so I was happy to attend the Supper Club at Adam & Albin Matstudio for an evening of New Zealand wine, Swedish cuisine and hit-or-miss bluffing.

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Lost in Systemet: 5 Drinks for Balmy Evenings

To be spoiled for choice is a marvelous thing! Expats as well as Swedes have strong opinions about whether the government owned monopoly does indeed provide depth of range when it comes the sea of alcoholic beverages known to mankind.  YLC’s Vanessa Le Grange is here to give us a tour of the best of […]

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Wine of the Month: Chenin Blanc with focus on South Africa

Chenin Blanc (Pineau de la Loire) is one of those grape varietals you’ve probably heard of but somehow skip because you’re just not sure whether you’re buying a rattlesnake in the bottle or a generous wine with great personality in the glass… Chenin Blanc from Loire, France, is the main varietal in wines such as […]

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YLC Wine of the Month: April

Can you feel it? It is getting warmer, the sun has started to gain in strength, the birds to sing their love songs and the flowers start to impress with their colours. The sun is staying longer and takes over from night earlier every day. And springtime freshness calls for a refreshing wine! This month, […]

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Wine of the Month: Argentinian Malbec 2012

YLC wine expert Matthias Breitsameter introduces the Mendel Malbec, a wine with both the altitude and the attitude to be a perfect accompaniment to a hearty meat dish – perfect for a March meal!

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Wine of the Month: One to Woo With

Valentine’s Day generally means sweet treats and this extends to wine. Matthias Breitsameter presents a vintage that’s not as famous as German sweet or French Sauterne; in fact it’s a secret tip from YLC’s sommelier. Whether you’re dressed to the nines in one of the city’s romantic restaurants, watching romantic comedies or even indulging in […]

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Wine of the Month: Ring out the Old World; Ring in the New

The last party of 2013 is over, the Champagne has long since disappeared from the fridge – now it’s time to make good on that resolution to try something new and exciting in the world of wine! YLC’s Matthias Breitsameter demystifies the grapevines. The story of drinking wine in the new world has both sacred […]

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YLC Wine of the Month: December

New Year’s Eve is nearly upon us and it’s time to break out the bubbly! YLC asked sommelier Matthias Breitsameter for his pick of the month. December – a month of snow (well, we’re hopeful), Christmas, cookies and occasions for get-togethers with family and friends. While kids’ eyes sparkle with reflected tinsel on Christmas Eve, […]

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YLC Wine of the Month: November

When days are getting darker and nights are getting colder, one might want to curl up on the sofa after a big hearty meal for a chat with a friend and a nice glass of wine. YLC asked sommelier Matthias Breitsameter for his pick of the month! This month we are going to the Rhone […]

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