21 Jun 2024
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Buon Natale! Italian wine and prosecco suggestions for the holiday season

In 2015 Systembolaget alone sold 193,6 million liters of wine, approximately 55 million of which came from Italy. Why, you might wonder? Because the sun hits Italy so much harder, so the grapes grow  beautifully and produce wines rich in flavour and aroma. What a contrast this makes with the 5 months of winter we have to […]

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Lifestyle Wine

Joyeux Noël! YLC’s French wine and champagne recommendations for Christmas and New Year.

We’re about to start the rollercoaster of winter celebrations, namely Christmas and New Year parties! And just like any other party, it’s nicer celebrated with a good glass of wine or champagne. So we went ahead and put together a list with some French wine and bubbly recommendations for the merriest of seasons. We divided our recommendations into Julbord wines: wines […]

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Cooking What's on: Stockholm Wine

Double treat: Stockholm Food & Wine and Fotomässan

Last weekend we had the chance to experience a half a week of fun at Stockholmsmässan, when two of the most awaited fairs of the year took place. I’m talking about Fotomässan and Stockholm Food & Wine. Being a photographer myself, what more could one ask for, than some days of shuffling through camera gadgets, photographs and photo-masterclasses, […]

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Culture What's on: Stockholm

What’s On: 12 – 16 November

Our weekends will soon be all about Christmas shopping. Until then, we can enjoy days full of exhibitions, festivals, dancing, laughing, live music and just generally being adventurous!

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Culture Dining out Wine

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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Wine

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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Wine

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

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

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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Culture Wine

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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