Category Archives: Wine & Drink

Wine and spirit reviews, cocktail recipes, and more. Channel your inner wine lover or mixologist and join The Johan for a boozy adventure.

Over the top: Pear and Sauternes Sorbet

Pear and Sauternes Sorbet

They say that necessity is the mother of invention. I agree in some cases. In other cases, gluttony is the mother of invention. Take my newest original dessert for example: I was busying myself the night before New Year’s poaching some pears in about half a bottle of Sauternes wine for a dessert serving in […]

New Years 2013: The menu, part 2 – pictures and notes

leg of wild boar

Dearest friends, I hope you have all had the happiest of New Years and have made it through to 2014 safe, unharmed and relatively hangover-free. I also hope your New Year’s Eves were full of love, friends, good food, drink and great company. I know mine was, and as promised here now is the long-awaited […]

Beer review: Svaneke Liquorice Stout (by Johan Bülow)

licorice stout

Craft brewing has been all the rage in Denmark over the past couple of years. Second to only a few select nations such as Belgium and (gasp) the US, Denmark has been one of the biggest stars on the international craft brewing scene. Actually, we may at some point even have been number one in […]

Happy Global Champagne Day 2013: Champagne basics

Vintage Champagne André Roger

Today is Global Champagne Day 2013, so I thought we’d take a time out to talk a bit about one of my favorite things in the world: Champagne! More specifically, Champagne basics! Not all that sparkles is Champagne, we all know this. There are sparkling wines and then there are Champagnes. Champagnes come exclusively from […]

Tasting wine: Marrenon tasting at Kolding Vinhandel


Recently, I’ve really gotten into tasting and comparing wines and when I was offered to taste quite a few wines from the line-up of Marrenon, I quickly jumped the gun. Yesterday, my friendly neighborhood wine guys at Kolding Vinhandel (Kolding Wine Store) celebrated their 23rd year of selling wine in Kolding, and they did so […]