My latest article for Wine Table is out. It’s in Swedish, and all about how the 2023 vintage has been, and how the current harvest is moving forward. Interesting read about our emerging wine growing culture. Winemakers from Särtshöga, Arilds, Thora and Skepparps all whey in to give their opinion on this challenging, but ultimately good, vintage. Read it here!
Lately I’ve been producing podcast episodes for Cork Rules, talking about wine lists in different restaurants around the world. A few of them are out already. Don’t miss! Great episodes by me, and other talented sommeliers, talking about how to read a wine list and what bottles not to miss out on. My latests episodes can be found here, or at Spotify.
I recently published three articles on Wine Table with news about South Africa. Like I’ve said before I was very inspired by my trip there during harvest earlier this year and wanted to share my passion about the food and wine here with others. All articles are in Swedish and found here.
I was recently featured in an article in Wine Table, where I will also be writing a short article serie about South Africa. My trip there during harvest earlier this year was very inspiring and I want to share what I learnt and saw during my time there. But before those articles are published they wrote a fun piece with me (in Swedish) about wine, food and where I like to go out for a glass. Read it here.
Last year I found out I received a scholarship through PIWOSA called Women in Wine, where I together with three other sommeliers. The scholarship included three weeks in South Africa. I was staying at a vineyard called De Grendel and helping out in the vineyard and winery to see the other side of the wine business. We travelled a lot to other wineries and regions, as well as discovered the food and wine scene in Cape Town. It was one of the best and most educational experiences I’ve ever had and I can’t wait to go back. Until then I look forward to sharing my new found passion for South African wine through tastings and articles here in Sweden.
In April I’m doing a two hour tasting at Vinkällan Dryckesutbildningar for anyone interested in South Africa. I just came back to Sweden after three weeks in South Africa, helping out with the harvest at De Grendel in Durbanville, as well as travelling other wine regions. It was quite the trip and I feel both inspired and full of passion for the South African wine industry. If you, as me, want to know more join me in April.
My name is Tina Johansson DipWSET. I am a Certified Sommelier from Sweden living in Stockholm. I work as a head sommelier at the one Michelin Star Restaurant Ekstedt and am a WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines Alumni. I have also competed in Sommellerie and I was Swedens Best Female Sommelier in 2017. Follow my travels through food and wine here!