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Alsatian Sylvaner

First conquered by Julius Caesar in the 1st-century BCE, Alsace was a prized tract for agriculture in the Roman province of Prima Germania for 600 years—before becoming part of a Frankish Duchy in 496 CE. 403 more words

White Wine

High altitude wine seminar focusing on Alto Adige

Today I had a great pleasure to take part in a seminar about Alto Adige high altitude wines. It was curated by MW Nancy Gilchurch, Werner Waldboth and Andi Punter (Franz Haas). 311 more words

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Silvaner & Sylvaner & Gruner Silvaner

My Silvaner Journey

Silvaner is a grape that has a close place in my heart. It was one of the early grapes that I fell in love with that seemingly no one else cared about. 2,258 more words


Festiguet at the Bielersee

Imagine this: a small village at the foot of mountain range which ends in a lake, stretching to the horizon and beyond. Well, maybe not beyond. 603 more words


Alzacki duet od Haullera

J. Hauller & Fils – firma posiadając ponad 15 tys hektarów upraw winnej latorośli w Alzacji jest jest na pewno potężnym producentem. Jego obecność na półkach Intermarche daje możliwość zapoznania się z alzackimi wina w wersji popularnej przy stosunkowo niewielkich cenach – ok 20 zł za butelkę. 347 more words

Orange wine

No, it is possible to make wine from oranges – but in this case I mean something different. Orange wine is the ‘fourth wine’ after red, white and rosé. 594 more words


A is for Alsace, Z is for Zinck

Domaine Zinck of Eguisheim

I was introduced to the wines of Domaine Zinck by Charles Derain of Nomad Wine Importers a few years ago, and have been lucky enough to taste them several times since, including the… 1,193 more words

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