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Picture: Annette Schiller, ombiasy PR and WineTours, and Christian G.E. Schiller Taking High Tea at the Fullerton in Singapore Afternoon Tea is a British food tradition - an afternoon treat of tea, sandwiches, scones and cake, served around 4.00pm. Afternoon Tea originated amongst the wealthy classes in England in the mid-1800s.
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 In my home country Germany, oysters are very high on the list of any food aficionado, but you do not see them often on menus in restaurants nor is there a significant number of oyster bars in Germany.
Pictures: Bass River Winemaker Dinner at Merchants Wine Cellar in Singapore with Ainslie Kenny, Frank Butera, Christian G.E. Schiller and Annette Schiller from Ombiasy WineTours Helmed by the Australian team Ainslie Kenny and David Elliott, Merchants Wine Cellar is a wine bar and wine store on Duxton Road that exclusively carries wines from Australia and New Zealand in its portf ...
Photo: Die USA-Tour der Deutschen Weinprinzessin Sabine Wagner, hier flankiert von Annette und Christian Schiller, war ein Highlight während ihrer Amtszeit. (© C. Schiller) This article is a re-release of an article which was initially published in Weinfeder Edition #44 (Ausgabe Nr. 3/2014). Weinfeder Journal is the quarterly on-line journal of the Weinfeder - the association of ...
Pictures: Deputy Managing Director Jochen Becker-Köhn and Export Director Nicolas Pfaff of Weingut Robert Weil in Singapore When at the end of 2013, Robert Parker stepped down as editor-in-chief of The Wine Advocate, took three investors from Singapore on board and appointed Singapore-based Lisa Perrotti-Brown, as editor-in-chief, this was another sign that emerging wine country Singapore was on .
Pictures: Morning Coffee in Paris (Brasserie Terminus Nord) According to a Forbes survey, Paris is the best city in the world in terms of eating well, ahead of Rome and Tokyo. I lived in Paris between 2005 and 2008, for 3 years, on the right bank in the 8th arrondissement. Naturally, my list of favorites reflects that to a certain extent, although the Paris Metro takes you very ...
Picture: Christian G.E. Schiller with Chef Spike Gjerde, Woodberry Kitchen in Baltimore The Wine Enthusiast published an interesting list of restaurants: America's 100 Best Wine Restaurants, of which I am re-releasing the northeast region and south region sections. Northeast Region Name City State Amali New York City NY A Voce Columbus New York City NY Betony New York City NY Bl ...
Pictures: Martin Zwick's BerlinKabinettCup 2014 Winners The BerlinKabinettCup 2014 took place in Berlin, Germany, a few weeks ago, orchestrated by Martin Zwick. 30 German Riesling Kabinett 2013 wines were included and ranked in the tasting. Most of the wines came from the Mosel Saar Ruwer area. Picture: Martin Zwick and Christian G.E.
Pictures: Paul Barth, Mark P. Barth and Alexander Jung with 2011 Howzit Shiraz at The Ivory Club in Frankfurt am Main, Germany Howzit is slang in South Africa (and Hawaii) for: hello - what's up? It is a contraction of "how is it”. Howzit is also the name of a new wine – a Shiraz – made by 4 men from South Africa and Germany in Stellenbosch in South Africa.
Picture: Christian G.E. Schiller with Vincent Bründelmayer, Weingut Bründelmayer, in Washington DC The Falstaff WeinGuide Oesterreich/Suedtirol 2014/15 was released earlier this year by Peter Moser. Falstaff uses a 1 to 5 stars scale for rating winemakers and a 1 to 100 points scale for rating wines.
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. Wine Industry – The 2013 IntoWine List, USA The 100 Most Influential Wine Peeps on Socia ...
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: Christian G.E. Schiller with Peter Schmitz, Weingut Weingut Schmitz-Herges (1,7 hectares) and with Wilhelm Weil, Weingut Robert Weil, (90 hectares) Wining in Bernkastel-Kues in the Mosel Valley: Wine Tavern “Spitzhaeuschen”, Germany Tasting with Wilhelm Weil the 2010 Weingut Weil Wines in Kiedrich, Germany Recent data released by the German Wine Institute (DWI) indicat ...
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