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Grüner Veltliner, Singing, Laurenz Five und Sophie, Austria, 2013, 12% abv, C$19++

Grüner Veltliner (aka Gru-vee) is indeed a groovy, Austrian grape that makes great wine.  Generally, Gru-vee is food friendly with a solid floral and fruit profile, elegant minerality and a peppery hit. 129 more words


'I am enjoying every day in China!' says Lenz M. Moser

‘I am enjoying every day! ‘ Wrote Lenz M. Moser yesterday. I could feel his excitement from 7500 kilometers.

As you might all know, Moser family is the pioneers of producing and promoting Grüner Veltliner in Austria. 989 more words


Straw-Gold Grüner

Austria’s Wagram wine region tends to be a little overlooked when it comes to British importers and merchants. So good on Red Squirrel Wine (based in London but with a good mail-order service) for stocking  234 more words

So What Kind of Wine Drinker Are You?

There’s a cartoon doing the rounds right now which purports to identify various types of wine drinkers. The inexperienced wine drinker says, “Let’s just get drunk.” The beginning wine drinker says, “I like red wine.” The snobbish wine drinker says, “I only drink Pinot Noir.” The adventuresome wine drinker says, “I like to try wines I haven’t tasted before.” And the experienced wine drinker says, “Let’s just get drunk.” 529 more words


On the Kittmansberg

Also from the western side of the Kamp valley is Hiedler’s Kittmannsberg Grüner Veltliner. I tasted a really great Reserve GV from this site at the Annual Tasting of Austrian Wine back in February. 135 more words

Raptor Ridge Tempranillo, 2013 Rogue Valley, Folin Vineyard

CONFESSION: I’ve had this wine in my possession for way too long. Confession number two: I’ve had numerous wines from Raptor Ridge this Summer that all deserved their own post, but I really don’t know where the time has gone. 450 more words

Wine Tasting

Cascade Cliffs Gruner Veltliner, 2013

Tastes of leather, cotton, dry, cheese curd, celery, stems. Low alcohol, and good food wine. Link to winemaker. Effective 6/10.