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Wine Wednesday: White Grape Varietals

Last week I went over some of the most popular (and my favorite) red grape varietals. As much as I love red wine, since I’ve been enjoying some 80+ degree weather for the past week or so I’m starting to mentally change gears towards white (but mostly just really light-bodied reds…). 860 more words


Gindl's Buzzy Buzzard

It’s always fab to find another ‘natural’ expression of Grüner Veltliner, the key Austrian grape. So when I walked into Amathus on Wardour Street and found two bottles of wine from… 197 more words

Add a Little Spice to Your (Wine) Life

In New Mexico, St. Clair Winery takes fire-roasted Hatch green chiles, cold-soaks them in white wine, and produces a wine that’s semi-sweet, slightly spicy and quite smooth, especially when served chilled. 344 more words

Wine Buzz

Huber am Berg

This Grüner Veltliner is the crème de la crème from Traisental producer Markus Huber. And indeed, despite its rich yellowy colour, this is a creamy wine, offering predominantly white and some black pepper notes as well as herbs. 68 more words

Main Street Grill & Tavern in Milford

It was a night of surprises, all brought upon by social media. I ended up meeting an old friend of mine from the Armenian Youth Federation days. 637 more words


Opulence in the Wagram

2015 started well. I was invited to a lavish dinner party in Vienna with friends, where they served eight courses and loads of delicious wine. The two bottles that really stuck in the memory were from the same Wagram maker, Weingut Kolkmann in Fels. 216 more words

Spirit and Sophistication

Based in Rohrendorf in the Kremstal, where they cultivate 17 hectares of vines on lands just above the Danube, Weingut Thiery-Weber is a family winery producing excellent examples of Grüner Veltliner, Riesling and Blaue Zweigelt.  141 more words