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
  • Universal Delicious.

    … show in Colmar and loved them. While waiting for them, we spoke about P de B weekly, and I became very excited to try the wines. At long last, while I was in Europe, they turned up! I grabbed the Trousseau first, and one by one the topped up and sous voile white wines, and Vin Jaune. A number of my former customers and friends asked my opinion, which…

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  • Directionally Challenged in Europe

    … Here is the second installment about my trip to Europe this fall. In the first episode, I picked up a van in Paris to be used on my tip to Belgium…. I gave myself an A+ in parking. The following day, I was to drive the van from my cozy little parking spot in Paris up to Bruges, Belgium where I would meet nine Australians who would constitute…

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  • Making miracles happen at City Lights with ‘Truce’

    … Wilder and Bracco’s play works so well because of the obvious lengths they’ve gone to make this historically accurate – to make it less of a fairy tale and more of a real-life miracle. Theater review: world premiere of Truce: A Christmas Wish from the Great War at City Lights Theater in San Jose. German soldier Georg (Max Tachis) embraces…

    Cy Ashley Webb/ Stark Insider- 1 readers -
  • Mother Muscat

    … be bottled as Muscat d’Alsace and eastern Europe. Austria’s Neusiedlersee and Neusiedlersee-Hügelland are known for sweet, botrytis-affected wines produced using Mucat Ottonel (here known as “Muskat Ottonel”). Hungary uses the grapes, mainly as blending partners, in both sweet and dry wines. Other plantings are found in Romania, Bulgaria, Moldova, Russia…

    The Bubbly Professor- 1 readers -
  • Pirate Wines Are Better Than Natural Wines

    … disparagingly call “industrial” wines, have at it. If you like your wines big-butted, flabby, over-ripe, over-extracted, over-sweet, over-oaked, and over-priced — it’s your money (and your hangover) and you’re entitled to enjoy it. If you like “natural” wines because you like how they taste, more power to you. If you like your “natural” wines…

    John Kelly/ notes from the winemaker- 5 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- 3 readers -
  • Beer 52 The Craft Beer Discovery Club

    … publication called Ferment. The beer world is every bit as vibrant and dynamic as the world of wine. Or gin. It transpires that Beer52 send out regular mixes of beers on a monthly basis to their growing band of subscribers. Our founder James Brown started the club last year after he went on a motorcycle ‘craft beer road trip’ around Europe. He…

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

    … and place. As a corollary think Nureyev and Ballet. No wimpy Ballet Dancer. Or think Einstein, no wimpy physicist. Of course you could also think powerful as in Thor, No wimpy Norse God. NC: When you were starting down the path of winemaking was there a single person who you felt was an important inspiration for your style or did you pull from…

    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…

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  • Penfolds Grange 1997: The wine that I forgot

    …, or something, was trying to get my attention. And then it hit me. In the gut. I almost stopped breathing and buried my head in my hands. My wife thought that I had fallen asleep (She has been concerned about my sleeping patterns since my return from Europe) but I had not. I could not bring myself to tell her as yet. I had left the two bottles…

    Wine -- Mise en abymein Cabernet Sauvignon- 1 readers -
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