All Aboard – The Wine Revolution on the Sea

When I was a kid, one of the best things you could think of was taking a trip with the ferries traveling between Helsinki and Stockholm. I don’t remember exactly what was the charm in it. I recall us sitting in the (kids) disco with fruity non-alcoholic cocktails and loitering around by the slot machines. When I was a kid, our parents gave us a pile of coins (marks at that time) and let us loose in the casino. We were allowed to buy all the candy we wanted with the profit. Somehow there was always profit. And it was the boat that was exciting, the day in Stockholm was more of an annoyance.   Continue reading “All Aboard – The Wine Revolution on the Sea”

Wineweek 96: Colors of the Fall

This week I do not have many pictures to share with you. Or actually I do, but they are still nested on the memory card of my camera. I am in Helsinki and forget to take the connector with me. But I promise to publish them next week. We have had great fun all week from sailing to Helsinki on the boat to dancing all night at a wedding. We also visited a new-ish restaurant in the Center of Helsinki called OX. Good food and really good wines. So much fun and wine in three days, I can feel it in my bones. Continue reading “Wineweek 96: Colors of the Fall”