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Picture: German Wine Princess Sabine Wagner and her Guests at Restaurant 2941, 2941 Fairview Park Drive, Falls Church, VA 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 Ger ...
Picture: Riesling Summer at the Schiller Residence in Washington DC, 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.
Pictures: Winemaker of the Year, Gault Millau WeinGuide Deutschland 2015, Thomas Haag, Weingut Schloss Lieser, with Joel B. Payne, Father Wilhelm Haag, also Winemaker of the Year (some 20 Years ago) and Christian G.E. Schiller The new Gault Millau WeinGuide Deutschland – for 2015 – was published earlier this month. It reviews on about 1000 pages more than 11.000 wines of 1000 wineries.
Picture: Annette Schiller, ombiasy PR and WineTours, and Christian G.E. Schiller at Roosevelt’s Diner & Bar, Playing "Skat" with Weingut Robert Weil Cards and a Weil Wine; and Christian G.E. Schiller in Front of the Marina Bay Sands Complex In October 2014, I spent a month in Singapore, visiting my daughter, son-in-law and granddaughter Viatrix.
Pictures: Grand Tasting with (and Introduction to Swiss Wines by) Jancis Robinson and José Vouillamoz in Montreux at the 2014 Digital Wine Communications Conference In 2014, the Digital Wine Communications Conference (formerly European Wine Bloggers Conference) (DWCC) took place in Montreux, Switzerland. Obviously, Swiss wine figured prominently at the conference.
Picture: At Weingut A. Christmann in the Pfalz, with Owner (and VDP President) Steffen Christmann The Germany-South Wine Tour by ombiasy (September 14 – 20, 2014) was the second of two wine tours in Germany in 2014, both organized by Annette Schiller. This posting provides an overview. For the first tour, see: Germany-North Wine Tour by ombiasy, 2014 We visited a total of 1 ...
Picture: The "Germany North Wine Tour by ombiasy 2014" Group with Annegret Reh-Gartner, Owner of Weingut Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt, near Trier, see: Germany North Wine Tour by ombiasy, 2014 Trier sits on the banks of the Mosel River and is the oldest city in Germany. In Roman times it was the largest city north of the Alps, and for some years it even became an imperial city.
Pictures: Annette Schiller, ombiasy PR and Wine Tours, Jancis Robinson, MW, and Christian G.E. Schiller at the 2014 Digital Wine Communications Conference (DWCC) in Montreux, Switzerland The 2014 DWCC took place in Montreux at Lake Geneva in Switzerland from Friday, October 31 to Sunday, November 2, 2014.
Picture: Christian G.E. Schiller, Annette Schiller, ombiasy PR and WineTours, and Boon Seng Heng, Wein &Vin, with Weingut Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt Riesling at Taberna Wine Academy In October 2014 I spent a month in Singapore, visiting my daughter, son-in-law and granddaughter Viatrix. During these 4 weeks, I explored with my wife Annette Schiller the wine scene of Singapo ...
Picture: The Germany North Wine Tour by ombiasy 2014 Group at the Roter Hang in Nierstein The Germany North Wine Tour by ombiasy (September 4 – 13, 2014) was the first of two German wine tours in 2014, both organized by Annette Schiller. This posting provides an overview. On the Germany North Wine Tour by ombiasy in 2014, we visited a total of 18 wineries (14 members of the ...
Picture: Sekt and Food Pairing with Janet Cam in Washington DC Janet Cam, formerly Le Pavillon restaurant in Washington DC and Lutèce restaurant in New York City, paired a delicious global array of tapas-style foods with German Sekt. The event was organized by the German Wine Society (Washington DC Chapter).
Pictures: Riesling Gala 2015 at Kloster Eberbach in the Rheingau, Germany If you are a fan of Riesling – fruity sweet, noble sweet and dry - and like good food, and have not yet been to one of the 25 Riesling Gala events at Kloster Eberbach in the Rheingau, you should mark you calendar and make an early reservation for the next Riesling Gala in November 2015.
Picture: Christian G.E. Schiller and Patrick Johner, Weingut Johner, in Montreux at the 2014 DWCC, with a Weingut Johner Spätburgunder. Johner Wines came in at #17 and #18. Martin Zwick, the wine blogger from Berlin, is rapidly building up a reputation as being a mover and shaker in the German wine scene. This is due to the various Berlin Cups that he is organizing.
Pictures: The 2014 Ombiasy WineTour Germany South in Deidesheim at Weingut Geheimer Rat Dr. von Bassermann-Jordan, with General Manager Gunther Hauck Deidesheim is a small village in the Pfalz region, with quiet winding cobble stoned streets, timber-framed houses and rustic wine taverns. It is the home for a number of renowned wine producers, including Weingut Bürklin Wolf, We ...
Picture: Christian G.E. Schiller and Jeffrey Grosset, #2 on the List, at the 2014 International Riesling Symposium, Germany, see: Wines and Winemakers from Australia and New Zealand at the 2nd International Riesling Symposium, Rheingau, Germany Goodfood, an Australian food and wine journal, asked 100 winemakers, wine buyers and sommeliers across the nation: Who are the best liv ...
Pictures: Annette Schiller, ombiasy PR and WineTours, and Christian G.E. Schiller at Straits Wine Company’s Wine Fiesta 2014 in Singapore, with Marina Bay Sands Hotel During October 23 and October 26, 2014, over 70 wineries from all over the world presented their wines at the Singapore Wine Fiesta, the annual portfolio presentation of The Straits Wine Company.
Pictures: With Wilhelm Weil, Weingut Robert Weil, and his Wines in Kiedrich, Germany I recently had the chance to taste 6 wines of Weingut Robert Weil, the VDP producer of world class Rieslings in the village of Kiedrich in the Rheingau. Weingut Robert Weil is a leader in terms of implementing the new classification of the VDP, the association of about 200 elite winemakers i ...
Pictures: Annette Schiller, ombiasy PR and WineTours, and Christian G.E. Schiller having an Australian Wine at Bintan Lagoon Resort on Bintan Island in Indonesia. Suhaemi Opened the Bottle. In 2014, I spent the month of October in Singapore. A number of beach resorts in Malaysia and Indonesia are just about an hour away from Singapore by ferry. Singapore residents go there for long weekends.
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