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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

Tasting Events

Alsace Wines in Lidl Autumn French Wine Sale

As in previous years Lidl Ireland are having a French wine sale this autumn, starting on 25th September.  “Sale” means different things to different people – here it doesn’t mean price reductions on existing lines but rather a limited release of certain French wines which aren’t all sale all year round. 504 more words

Opinion

Strasserhof Sylvaner Valle Isarco 2015

Strasserhof Sylvaner Valle Isarco, by Hannes Baumgartner; DOC Süditirol/Alto Adige, Italy, 2015. ABV 13.5%, MSRP $22/bottle.

Color is pale straw. The delicate nose has traces of lemon, wildflower, and a hint of funk in the background that was gone by day 2. 231 more words

Wine Review

From the Alto Adige: Sylvaner, Sauvignon Blanc and Schiava

Alto Adige, also know as Südtirol due to its deep-rooted bicultural heritage, is Italy’s northernmost wine region. Located at the foot of the Alps and the Dolomites, the region borders on Austria and Switzerland. 486 more words

Alto Adige

Alto Adige for Summer - It's all about the "S's"

In the throes of summer, we change our daily living. Things aren’t so formal, as we relax and enjoy the simple pleasures of everyday life. This carries over into the type of wines we drink as well, as we generally dispense with the “serious” full-bodied whites and reds, and turn instead to lighter offerings that pair beautifully with the more delicate foods we enjoy during this time of the year. 573 more words

Alto Adige

Gentil 'Hugel' 2013


Gentil 2013
Appellation Alsace Contrôlée
Hugel & Fils
68340 Riquewihr (Haut-Rhin)

Tasted October 25th, 2016.

First come the green fruits,  Apple, Pear, some Melon. Then the more exotics take over, with Elderflower and Lychee. 334 more words

Wine Tasting