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Pictures: At Kloster Eberbach with Hessische Staatsweingüter Kloster Eberbach's Head Winemaker Ralf Bengel. The Kloster Eberbach, Hessische Staatsweingüter, Rüdesheimer Berg Schlossberg, Großes Gewächs, Rheingau received 95pts - the highest score - in the tasting Decanter tasted 88 dry German Rieslings and issued its results in its September issue.
Pictures: Ernst Loosen, Annette Schiller, Ombiasy PR and WineTours, and Christian G.E.Schiller at Weingut Dr. Loosen, Mosel Valley, Germany This is an interesting list. See also: The 2013 Decanter Wine Power List Top 100 Global Wine Tweeters - 2013 Top 100 Most Influential People in the U.S.
Picture: Caroline and Armin Diel Presenting their New Wines Caroline and Armin Diel presented their new wines, followed by a fine luncheon, at Schlossgut Diel to 50 or so wine journalists, sommeliers and trade people. A reception in the garden of the estate preceded the tasting. Following the tasting and before the luncheon, Armin Diel showed us the Schlossgut Diel estate.
Pictures: The schauMahl Team: Björn Andreas, Pit Punda, Esra Egner I have already posted twice about the trendy schauMahl restaurant in Offenbach, in the greater Frankfurt am Main area, which is one of the best restaurants in the region. Both postings were on winemaker dinners, one with Christian Stahl, Weingut Stahl in Franken, and one with Georg Rumpf, Weingut Kruger-Rumpf in the Nahe Valley.
Pictures: Annette and Christian G.E. Schiller at the Champagne Bar of Covent Garden Opera House Pictures: London Buses and London Tower Bridge This is a list of my favorite wine bars in London. I have never lived in London or spent larger periods there.
Picture: Judges and Winemakers, with Eberhard Jourdan, Mario Scheuermann, Toni Viehhauser, Xinyi Chen, Dirk Helmrich, Patrick Johner, Dietmar Busch and Christian L. Stahl No longer limited to the Loire Valley in France and Marlborough in New Zealand, Sauvignon Blanc is now cultivated all over the world, including in Germany.
Pictures: St. Pancras Champagne Bar Now and Before. The Eurostar provides a very comfortable way of traveling from Paris to London in a little bit more than 2 hours. You leave at the Gare du Nord in Paris and you arrive at St. Pancras, the new railway station close to King’s Cross, in London. St. Pancras Champagne Bar situated just next to the tracks were the Eurostar arrives and leaves.
Picture: Palais Coburg Residenz (Photo: Falstaff/Lehmann) Palais Coburg Residez in Vienna in the Old World has the best wine list in the world. New York City in the New World has the most top wine lists in the world (36). London is second (16), San Francisco third, Chicago fourth, Sidneyfifth und Melbourne sixth.
Photo: Germany’s Grosses Gewaechs – Grand Cru - Vintage 2013 White Wines and Vintage 2012 Red Wines Pre-release Tasting in August 2014 in Wiesbaden, Germany (Photo: Weinkaiser) Germany’s VDP.Grosse Gewaechs – Grand Cru - vintage 2013 white wines and vintage 2012 red wines were released on September 1, 2014.
Picture: Turmberg with Helicopter and Weingut Robert Weil Wine A group of VDP winemakers – the association of German elite winemakers – from the Rheingau invited me and Annette Schiller, ombiasy PR and WineTours, to an extraordinary afternoon and evening event at Weingut Robert Weil in Kiedrich.
Picture: Belgian Beer in Antwerp Recently, on a trip from Zeeland in Holland to Frankfurt in Germany, I had a beer in Antwerp in Belgium. I am not a beer drinker, but being in Belgium, I thought I should have a beer with my salty waffle. In fact, I let my daughter Katharina Schiller order the beer for me.
Pictures: Pike Market in Seattle I am not that frequently in Seattle, but from time to time I am. I already issued a posting about Schiller's Favorite Wine Bars in Seattle: Schiller’s Favorite Wine Bars in Seattle, USA Here are my favorite oyster bars and other seafood places in Seattle.
Picture: Christian G.E. Schiller and Johan van der Velde at Wijnhoeve De Kleine Schorre in The Netherlands My interest in The Netherlands got a boost recently when my daughter Katharina accepted a position as junior researcher at the University of Wageningen.
Picture: Christian G.E. Schiller with Oyster Guru Jon Rowley in Seattle tasting oysters and oyster wines: West Coast Oysters and Wine with Jon Rowley in Seattle, USA The 10 winners of the 2014 Pacific Coast Oyster Wine Competition were announced.