A lifetime or so ago, when I was living up in Edinburgh and studying for my postgrad, I came across Norway for the first time. We had two on the course, one of who introduced me to my Norwegian wife, tussen takk for det, Anders! The other lad, Gisle, was from far up north, in near as damn it the artic circle. He moved around a bit, from London to New York, working on various financial doings, before heading back home to start a family and, he’s just told me, a wine festival. He kept that one quiet!!
Lofoten VinFestival is running on the small island of Henningsvær the weekend of the 21stand 22ndof September, promising wine, food, and music from both abroad and close to home.