Tastes

When I’m not thinking about music technology and cycling, I spend a fair amount of time obsessing about different flavours: exploring the world of sustainable specialty coffee, baking sourdough breads, making hot sauce with peppers from our balcony garden, and keeping track of wines we like.

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Saying goodbye to Angeli

Saying goodbye to Angeli

There’s a new kid in the kitchen.

Xavier Vignon

Xavier Vignon

Category: Red Grape: Grenache 50%, Mourvèdre 40%, Cinsault5 %, Syrah 5% Country: France Region: Côtes du Rhône Price: $20 Rating: 3 or 4, TBD.

Sourdough 3: Rugbrød

Sourdough 3: Rugbrød

Celebrating international research collaboration with cross-cultural bread-baking: Traditional Danish sourdough rye.

Domaine Thymiopoulos Jeunes Vignes de Xinomavro Naoussa 2018

Domaine Thymiopoulos Jeunes Vignes de Xinomavro Naoussa 2018

Category: Red Grape: Xinomavro 100% Country: Greece Region: Macedoine Price: $18.60 Rating: ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ Thoughts: Exceptional wine unbeknownst to us before yesterday.

Sourdough 2: Mabel

Sourdough 2: Mabel

In search of bread nirvana, lately I’ve been trying many different techniques, tools and recipes for my go-to whole wheat sourdough.

Sourdough 1: Rupert

Sourdough 1: Rupert

Around Christmas 2018, we started up a sourdough starter. His name was Rupert (don’t worry, Rupert lives on, just… differently…) I’ve been making many different sourdough breads ever since.

Adaras Calizo 2018

Adaras Calizo 2018

Category: Red Grape: Garnacha Tintorera Country: Spain Region: Almansa-Albacete Price: $17.65 Organic: yes Rating: ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ Thoughts: Very nice wine, don’t remember too much about it but quite enjoyable.

Espresso Notes

Espresso Notes

My partner and I go through a lot of coffee, even more so now that we both work at home. With every new bag of beans there is an adjustment process to dial in the perfect espresso shot.

Nieto Senetiner Malbec Reserva Mendoza

Nieto Senetiner Malbec Reserva Mendoza

Color: Red Grape: Malbec Country: Argentina Region: Mendoza Price: $14 Rating: ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ Thoughts: Good, very fruity but dry.