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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.
Picture: Margaux and Tim Johnston, and Christian G.E.Schiller, in 2014 and 2013. One of the best wine bars on the contemporary Parisian wine scene is Juvéniles, a cosy wine bar cum wine shop.
Pictures: Christian G.E. Schiller with Oliver Donnecker (Heimat) In Frankfurt am Main, when I just want to have a drink, I have 4 options. First, I can drive over to Mainz and go to one of the many excellent wine taverns there. Wines tend to be entry level wines from the region.
Picture: Tasting with the German Wine Princess Sabine Wagner at the German Wine Society in Philadelphia, USA Wine Majesties have a long tradition in Germany. Basically all wine villages, wine regions and the country as a whole have wine queens and wine princesses. Of course, the crème de la crème are the national wine majesties, the German Wine Queen and the two German Wine Princesses.
Picture: Christian G.E. Schiller and Wilhelm Weil at Weingut Robert Weil, looking at Turmberg and Graefenberg The 2nd International Riesling Symposium took place on May 26 and 27, 2014, at Schloss Rheinhartshausen in the Rheingau.
Picture: Typical Dutch Windmill in Ouddorp, South of Rotterdam in Zeeland I visited The Netherlands for the first time when I was 5 years old. My parents had decided to spend the summer vacation at the Dutch beach town Noordwijk aan Zee in the west of the Netherlands; I learnt to swim there.
Picture: Best of Riesling Competition 2014 - The Winners (Photo: Meininger Verlag) The best of riesling Competion 2014 took place earlier this year in Neustadt and der Weinstrasse in the Pfalz region in Germany. The annual best of riesling Competition is organized by the Meininger Verlag in Neustadt, with the Ministry of Wine of the Land Rheinland Pfalz backing the event.
Pictures: The Providores and Tapa Room in London. Peter Gordon (right) and Michael McGrath (left) with Christian G.E.Schiller My daughter Cornelia Schiller Tremann graduated from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London with a PhD in late 2013. The annual graduation ceremony took place in July 2014.
Pictures: German Wine Princess Sabine Wagner at the German Wine Society in Washington DC, US Wine Majesties have a long tradition in Germany. Basically all wine villages, wine regions and the country as a whole have wine queens and wine princesses. Of course, the crème de la crème are the national wine majesties, the German Wine Queen and the two German Wine Princesses.