Author Archives: Johan

Review: Champagne Dom Perignon 1996 – Tasting Notes and Thoughts

dom perignon 1996 review

Dom Perignon 1996 – Those words alone should raise some brows amongst serious Champagne aficionados. In the wonderful world of Champagne, there is perhaps no wine more famous than the iconically shaped bottles of Dom Perignon – and, at the same time, perhaps none more controversial! Add to that the fate of the 1996 Champagne […]

Quick Pick: Den Blå Café, Kolding, Denmark – Kolding’s Original Café

bartender at den blå cafe kolding

Does this world really need another French-style brasserie? To be perfectly honest, those were my very first thoughts when news broke that seasoned, local chef Kristian Fogh had taken over the helm at Den Blå Café (Literally :The Blue Café), a 28 year old institution in Kolding’s dining and night life scene. Scenes from a […]

Beginner’s Guide to Mexican Food, Part III: Salsa Verde (Green Sauce)

perfect salsa verde

Friends, it has become time to tell you about one of the most vibrant, fragrant, tasty yet sadly overlooked components of Mexican cuisine: Salsa Verde! Salsa Verde – the great, often unsung, hero of Mexican cuisine. Photo credit: Malou Rotvel Pagh, Klidmoster.dk What is Salsa Verde? Salsa Verde, literally green sauce, is a term used […]

Tasting Wine: Amazing Rhône Wines from Chateau L’Ermitage & Friends

red rhone wines

I’m a pretty lucky guy at times. A few weeks ago, for example, I was fortunate to attend an exclusive, private wine tasting hosted by my friends from Vestergaard Wines at my local wine store, Kolding Vinhandel. Vestergaard Wines had invited Jérôme Castillon from historic Chateau l’Ermitage in the Costières de Nîmes region of the […]