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One of the most important components in what characteristics a wine will have, is the grapes it is made from. We would therefore like to introduce you to some of the different grapes, and their properties. First out: Riesling!

There are many different types of wine glasses on the market, in various shapes and sizes, carefully designed to bring out the characteristics of the specific grape or wine.

We are excited to introduce you to Endre Weibye, one of the three founders of Fun Fuel. He grew up in Røyken, and has his degree in civil engineering. Endre started a consulting company in 2014, and they are now a team of three people offering services within Test Management of IT-systems. As a wine importer, Endre gets to work...

Next to being a technology advisor, Stig André Jacobsen is one of the three founders of Fun Fuel. His interest for wine became more serious during his years in university, as he was studying for his master's degree in organic chemistry, through lectures from for example Vinmonopolet.

As one of the three founders of Fun Fuel, Jostein Ausland appreciates a glass of good wine. This interest has led him to a sommelier education, and taken him to several countries around the world looking for new wine experiences.

Some might think they are limited to the wines found in the Vinmonopolet store shelves when looking to make new purchases. Others may not know where to find new and exciting alternatives, or how easy it is to order the exact wines they want, just to pick up the order whenever it suits them.

When serving wine, having the right temperature is essential for the best experience possible. Commonly, consumers will serve the red wines too warm, and white wines too cold. A wine that is either too cold or too warm will lose its aromas and taste, and can be perceived as a bad or spoiled wine.

Many might find it difficult to know what wines are good pairings for the dish they have planned for the evening. There are several considerations to make when pairing wine and food, and Fun Fuel is more than happy to help you find the right combination.

It has been said that one of the most important components to a pleasant retirement is finding a hobby you can fill your days with. For former helicopter navigator Stein Erik Ansethmoen, the hobby of choice was somewhat out of the ordinary, and it has resulted in the quality wines Vinosko which are now available in the Norwegian market.

There are much that needs to happen before the dream of importing a carefully chosen selection of wine can become reality for three enthusiasts of quality wine. The three founders of Fun Fuel, Jostein Ausland, Endre Weibye and Stig André Jacobsen, have dedicated much time and careful planning to the highly selective process behind the wines...