Happy Thanksgiving! This holiday weekend has been full of much needed rest, family time, and good food! Our Thanksgiving meal tradition is turkey and canned 385 more words
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After returning to the ship (finally docked in Melk) around mid-day, we set off again towards Krems through “the Wachau” (another UNESCO World Heritage site). Reputed to be a lovely stretch of the River Danube, it was cool and rainy so I don’t have too many photos of the medieval villages and ruined castles in the hills. 187 more words
In early August, Michelle and I met up with a couple of friends at a wonderful restaurant in San Diego, Calif., called 100 Wines. Only on that night, a better name would have been 99 Wines, because the one wine on the list that we wanted — the one wine on the list that would have made for an absolutely fabulous evening — was not available. 617 more words
When I think of Austrian wine, gruner Veltliner immediately comes to mind.
Sparkling wine … does not.
But it turns out that when you combine those two things, you get an elegant, refreshing, Champagne-style wine for a fraction of the price. 320 more words