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Here I was another lost soul having dinner. Not that dinner out is such a strange occurrence, but that I was to be found in an Asian style eatery. 562 more words


Austrian Sparkling Wine - A Delightful Surprise

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


Food-and-Wine Pairing Made Easy: 4 Tips

When matching wine with food, flavors are important. That’s fairly obvious.

In fact, we talk all the time about matching wine with the dominant flavor of any given dish. 250 more words

Food And Wine Pairings/Recipes

Nigl Kremstal G. Veltliner 2004

Nigl, Alte Reben, Gruner Veltliner, Trocken, DAC (qualitatswein) Kremstal (Niederosterreich sub-region), Austria, 2004

This wine: old vines (alte reben) – 50y.o.+, varietal gruner veltliner, natural cork closure, 13.5% abv, Gauntleys bin end, £12 (was £17) (2015) 240 more words

10to20 - Still White

The Latest 'In' Variety

I’ve blogged before about how different grape varieties can be subject to changing fashion.  For example, Chardonnay, has switched from being all the rage a few years ago to membership of the ‘anything but’ club today.  286 more words


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

The Wine List #34: Gruner Veltliner

My retirement project to sample wine made from each of the main grape varieties listed in Hugh Johnson’s Pocket Wine Book.

The Wine: Danaris 2014, Austria (Laithwaites) 289 more words

The Wine List