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What We Are Drinking: Wimmer 2016 Gruner Veltliner

White wine can be a tough thing to get right. There is an ocean of uninteresting, inexpensive white that is boring to drink, adds little to a meal and can only be positively described as unobjectionable. 213 more words


Gruner Veltliner: an Austrian Majesty

Countries lay claim to grape types. This is not because they necessarily originate in those countries but, over time, they have become a symbol of that countries’ wine trade. 614 more words

OBriens Wine

Snowbirds Grüner Veltliner

2016 Snowbirds Grüner Veltliner Lake Chelan AVA Washington

This wine poured a medium lemon in the glass. Medium inviting aromas of under-ripe peaches, lemon zest and juice, acacia, pineapple, and fresh herbs. 204 more words


Why Grüner Veltliner?

Just when we’ve become comfortable with the pronunciation and flavors of chardonnay, sauvignon blanc, viognier, roussanne and others, someone suggests a grüner veltliner (grew-ner velt-LEENER). Some may ask, “What is this?,” others merely, “Why?” 704 more words


An Aromatic and well integrated Gruner..


VARIETAL: 100% Organic Grüner Veltliner

FARMING PRACTICES: Certified organic; dry farmed; rows seeded with clover, buckwheat & radish; no pesticides used (herbicide, fertilizer, additives, etc); only compost to fertilize… 56 more words

Old World

Nautilus Gruner Veltliner, 2015

A bottle of Nautilus in BC.  Will wonders never cease?

Is it their straightforward and nearly savoury Sauv Blanc?  No.  Is it their charming Chardonnay?  Not a chance.  113 more words

White Wine

Down under Austria, great Grüner Veltliner



I have a confession to make. I didn’t appreciate the Grüner Veltliner in the beginning. Maybe because I didn’t understand him. 336 more words