Europe

Europe (/ˈjʊərəp/ EWR-əp or /ˈjɜrəp/ YUR-əp) is, by convention, one of the world's seven continents. Comprising the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia, Europe is generally divided from Asia by the watershed divides of the Ural and Caucasus Mountains, the Ural River, the Caspian and Black Seas, and the waterways connecting the Black and Aegean Seas.Europe is bordered by the Arctic Ocean to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the west, the Mediterranean Sea to the south, and the Black Sea and connected waterways to the southeast.
Posts about Europe
  • Pirate Wines Are Better Than Natural Wines

    … with “natural” wine. Elaine points out in her piece that the natural wine movement centers in Europe. Some growers there engage in jihad (a legitimate struggle for a principle or belief) against regulatory bureaucracies forcing them to commit what they consider to be environmental damage by requiring all growers to spray certain pesticides…

    John Kelly/ notes from the winemaker- 4 readers -
  • Baroness Philippine de Rothschild

    … available here in the US but no longer (they are still being sold in Europe and Israel). So, to toast her memory we suggest a glass of kosher Bordeaux produced by another branch of the family; Barons Edmond and Benjamin de Rothschild Haut Medoc 2011 ($ 30), a full-bodied blend of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon with deep dark cherry and floral aromas that expand nicely in the glass into cassis, dark plum, red cherry and strawberry flavors accented by spice, oak and tobacco notes. L’Chaim …

    Grapelines- 1 readers -
  • Beer 52 The Craft Beer Discovery Club

    … also produce a great in-house magazine about the beers we feature called Ferment. A decent spread of beers came in my sample box – a Mica Oro from Spain was light and refreshing and I rather liked the Karel from Kaapse Brouwers in the Netherlands too with its deep amber colour and big frothy head. Heavier in style and fuller in alcohol…

    Andrew Barrow/ Spittoon- 2 readers -
  • Winemaker 2 Winemaker: Conversation with Joel Peterson

    …: Can you describe your philosophy on winemaking in haiku? JP: Nature knows the way do no harm honor spirit Channel into wine NC: Are you working on any exciting projects now that you would like to share? JP: Old vineyards have always been an obsession. I am currently working with the Historic Vineyard Society to designate famous historic…

    Nova Cadamatre- 3 readers -
  • Indigenous Italy

    … different style of bubbly wine that is meant to be light, fruity and refreshing. Further south and off the coast of the “boot,” the Mt Etna wine region of Sicily surrounds the tallest active volcano in Europe and one of the most active in the world, with vineyards planted on volcanic soil. Mt Etna white wines are made from the grapes Carricante…

    Wine Maven in Training- 1 readers -
  • Penfolds Grange 1997: The wine that I forgot

    … is ahead. Five miles into the journey, it suddenly hit me. I had forgotten the booklets at home. I mentioned it to my wife who, while gracing me with a withering stare, asked the driver to get off the highway at the next exit to take us back to the house. We made it back -- using surface roads to avoid the congestion on the highway in this direction…

    Wine -- Mise en abymein Cabernet Sauvignon- 1 readers -
  • MABBERLY LAUNCHES BOTANIC ALE

    The Amazing Spider-Man amazed by his baby-me. Join the conversation at #evianSpiderMan Music: Here comes the Hotstepper - Evian remix by Yuksek Download on iTunes: http://bit.ly/BabynMe Agency: BETC Music supervision: BETC MUSIC Di ...

    Philip White/ drinkster- 1 readers -
  • Sunday Dinner with CARLIN de PAOLO Barbera de Asti Superior 2010

    … drinking. In Piedmont the people there drink it mainly with the first course such as a pasta dish, but we feel it works well with cheese or a hearty main dish as well. As a matter of fact, when we were in Europe last, Barbera was a favorite paired with cheese on our beautiful mountainous picnic just outside of Aosta. The Winemakers notes on Carlin de…

    Kelly Fugina/ Sipped In California- 3 readers -
  • An Addendum: Sabering Breathless Rosé

    … sparkling wine projectiles at Breathless, but was fine having me do it in my own home….) So first, I practiced on another bottle. After a few quick swipes, Voilà! So, I figured sabering the bottle of Breathless was going to be a piece of cake. I was heading with the boys up to Sharon, Connecticut and I figured that would be a great spot to saber the bottle for Sharon Cohn (whose birthday, coincidentally, is today–Happy Birthday Sharon!). Well, here is how that went: Like this: Like Loading... Related …

    the drunken cyclist- 1 readers -
  • Andrea Calek “Babiole” 2012

    … This wine makes a clear statement that it matters. It is made as an antidote to the line of Northern Rhone reds that are made in an international style and so have lost sight of the unique content of the region. Its pricing is also an antidote to what you see from the more famous appellations. The methods used to fashion it are designed…

    Just Grapesin Syrah- 1 readers -
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