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A Trip to Vermont

We have been carrying the wines of Jost Höpler for more than a decade. Grüner Veltliner has become a standard in America and of this variety, Jost Höpler’s from the Burgenland region south of Vienna is one of the best values.  627 more words


Cheese Like A Fox - Sage Derby with Rooftop Honey & Gruner Veltliner

The appeal of this Sage Derby cheese at first, was definitely the colour. Green is such a beautiful colour – green leaves, green grapes, green eggs and ham, green cheese! 223 more words



Since I’m in Berkeley for a couple of weeks, it makes sense to visit some nearby wine meccas – Sonoma tomorrow, Napa Valley next week. Today, it was  276 more words


Weingut Walter Buchegger Reserve Leopold Gruner Vetliner, 2013

With a summery spring upon is, it’s a season of simpler dinners and lighter wines.  We cleaned out the fridge for an Elaine Benes Big Salad and served it alongside a light Austrian white. 72 more words

White Wine

Meinklang Gruner veltliner 2013

Meinklang, Gruner veltliner, Qualitatswein, Burgenland, Austria, 2013

What is Qualitatswein?
Austrian wine law replaces the EC’s PDO/AOP with its own traditional term Qualitatswein, or Quality Wine. 1,143 more words

10to20 - Still White

Build - A little more from WineMason

My article in the latest edition of The Taste gives some of my recommendations from the WineMason portfolio tasting I attended many weeks back.  Here are a few more fresh whites which I loved but didn’t have room for on The Taste: 215 more words

Tasting Events

Calgary Wine Life: Culmina Tasting with Don Triggs

Okanagan wines are coming of age, and Don Triggs is helping to get them there.  More and more, producers from British Columbia’s top wine region are ceasing to be satisfied with being locally successful and a tourist charm; they are after quality, seeking distinction, looking to carve out an international identity.   1,734 more words

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