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Grape Varieties in Michigan

After hitting approximately 30 wineries in Michigan – both in the south-central part of the state, and up north in Traverse City, I have a few observations on varieties. 277 more words

Wine Review: Ox-Eye Lemberger Shenendoah Valley 2014

Some people won’t try it because they think it’s a stinky cheese.  Thus, some wineries use the Austrian/German name, Blaufränkisch, so some people won’t try it because it sounds too foreign. 227 more words

Wine Reviews

Uwe Schiefer

Uwe Schiefer began assembling his estate in 1990, when vineyards were available on the cheap in Sud Burgenland. He astutely saw potential in the schist-laden slopes of Eisenberg, where the variety blaufränkisch seems to have found its most profound resonance. 191 more words


Grafen Neipperg Lemberger Trocken 2013

Bright raspberry, cranberry, blueberry skin, vanilla bean, dusty minerals and a distinct spicyness on the back end  of the savory nose. Clean and pure with cranberry joining the scents on the light bodied palate. 81 more words


Wines of Austria

Wine has been produced in Austria for thousands of years, so it’s not exactly a new industry. But it can be challenging to find Austrian wine in the U.S. 832 more words


2012 Kiona Vineyards Red Mountain Lemberger

Black and blue fruits with hints of cocoa and sweet tobacco on the zesty, spicy nose.  Soft and blue on the palate with a fine mineral structure. 67 more words

Black Fruits