Tag Archives: Germany

Quarantine: 14 Days of Isolation Wines – Day Eight

For all you Riesling lovers, this post is for you today! We cannot possibly go through 14 days of isolation and not talk about Riesling at least once! My friend Andreas Bender was in town recently, just before everything started … Continue reading

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Pinot Around the World

When we hear the word Pinot, we think of the red Pinot.  But did you know that the Pinot’s – Noir, Gris and Blanc are genetically identical? It’s complicated I know, but if you were test their DNA, you would … Continue reading

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The Joy of Wine

I was reminded on Saturday while dining with friends why I do what I do and why I love it so much. Sometimes I just need to be reminded what the joy of wine is really all about and the reasons … Continue reading

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Ode to a Riesling

Riesling: you either love them or hate them. I have a cautious love with Riesling. There are few and far between that I truly enjoy, appreciate, and yes…love. Andreas Bender is a German producer from the Mosel with property in … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thirty-Something Thursday #22 – German Sekt

Most everyone is familiar with Champagne, Cremant, Cava, Sparkling Wine, Prosecco, or Franciocorta. But how many of us have had Sekt, or even know Sekt? Sekt is a sparkler from Germany, and usually made in traditional method (second fermentation in … Continue reading

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