Larry Jacobs is one of those characters that makes the wine industry fun. He’s fast building a European varietal stronghold in the hills above Hahndorf, the pretty Germanic town not far out of Adelaide. 123 more words
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This June I drove from home (near Nice) to Hungary to take part in the VinAgora Wine Competition.
With only a few days free before the start of the competition, I drove across northern Italy, to Slovenia, staying for a couple of days outside Ljubljana, before driving east, taking a very short short-cut across northern Croatia into Hungary and up to Budapest. 2,170 more words
Bergmandel, Lemberger GG, 2012, Aldinger, Red-wine from Germany
I have been criticized by someone who is from Stuttgart that it isn’t as bad as I described in the opener of my review of Aldinger’s Spätburgunder Rosé some while ago ( 693 more words
Is anyone as amused as I am that National Drink Wine Day coincides with Ash Wednesday this year? I suppose it’s a non-event unless you’re one of the self-mortifying few who gave up wine for Lent. 505 more words