Bass River Winemaker Dinner at Merchants Wine Cellar in Singapore

    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 ...

    8 readers - By Dr. Christian G.E. Schiller/ schiller-wine

    Hattenheim, Germany, Goes Stellenbosch, South Africa: Howzit Shiraz, Germany and South Africa

    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.

    8 readers - By Dr. Christian G.E. Schiller/ schiller-wine

      New Vintage Tasting at Schlossgut Diel, with Armin and Caroline Diel, Germany, 2014

      schiller-wine - - 8 readers - 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.

      Weekend Wine Notes: 12 Wines I Should Have Written about Weeks or Months Ago

      Bigger Than Your Head - - 6 readers - Take your choice. Either at our backs we always hear Time’s winged chariot hurrying near OR the world is too much with us, late and soon, getting and spending, we lay waste our powers. Choice, did I say?! Or, did I say?! Heck no, it’s both, incessant, ceaseless, seemingly infinite! So, anyway, it’s difficult to keep up with all the wines I need to review, so here, today, I offer ...

      ¡Mucho Gusto! Get to know #Riesling

      Señorita Vino - - 6 readers - One of my favorite wine-tasting-gone-wrong stories happened a year after starting my blog when I was invited to join a group of women bloggers on a day of vino tasting in the Santa Ynez Valley. In the tasting room of a winery whose name I won’t mention, the gentleman pouring our wine opened a bottle of Riesling and said, “You girls will love this one because it’s sweet.

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      Schiller's Favorite Wines of Madagascar

      … blanc (whites). Little known in the world of fine wine, these so-called French-American hybrid grape varieties have the advantage of being robust, but do not match the Vitis vinifera varieties – like Riesling, Chardonnay, Merlot and Pinot Noir – for elegance and refinement. Vitis vinifera varieties dominate worldwide wine consumption, but there…

      1 readers - By Dr. Christian G.E. Schiller/ schiller-wine

      Speechless in Swabia: Tasting with Jochen Beurer.

      … With the Germany chronicles, I’m going to start with a visit to Jochen Beurer in the town of Stetten, and work backwards in time to trailing behind prince-among-men Gernot Kollmann in the Immich-Batterieberg cellar. Anyone who’s obsessed with wine will tell you that at a certain point it’s rare to encounter anything truly new, much less *new…

      1 readers - By Sophie's Glass

      Huber’s Winery

      …, who led my recent tasting, suggested serving it warm — in a crockpot even. My favorite of the day was the 2012 Chambourcin, a medium-bodied red with cherry and raspberry flavors, aged for over a year in oak. The 2012 Generations, also a medium-bodied dry red, was a close second, followed by my guilty pleasure, the Blackberry, which Marty…

      1 readers - By The Alcohol Professor

      Walt Churchill’s Market in Maumee Offers World of Wine Wednesdays

      … Vineyard in the Santa Cruz Mountains. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Walt Churchill’s Market, 3320 Briarfield. Maumee, (419) 794-4000, is offering a special series of wines tastings called, “World of Wine Wednesdays.” This is a series of one-hour wine seminars designed to introduce you to the places responsible for some of the world's most…

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      … a hundred metres above, and its lyrebirds, treeferns and mighty waterfalls below, the smell knob wound right round to eleven. But even as an infant on my grandfather's mighty shoulders, I seemed to realise that the sensation offered by such a lush environment was more than aromatic. It was a rich, overwhelmingly natural feeling that came in through…

      2 readers - By Philip White/ drinkster

      Keller S Riesling 2012

      …, cucumber and shallots and serve with the satay sauce. A tasting note. Keller S 2012. Florsheim-Dalsheim. Troken 12.5%. Approx $A80. It is similar to the cheaper Von Der Fels, though less convincing. The cork is tight and once again it smells sweet, but in the mouth it is mostly dry. Stone and pollen, white pepper and flowers. It seems held and false. . . there is sweetness in attack, but then a slate dry, citrus pith finish. . . an incomplete amalgam. Click here for the original context …

      5 readers - By Wino sapien

      Food und wein

      … for me. But the 2003 vintage on the Mosel was very ripe and comparatively low in acid, even in the magnificent Doctor vineyard near the town of Bernkastel (it was a notoriously hot year in northern Europe. Tonight this Wegeler Berkasteler Doctor Spätlese 2003 was still brimming with life, but showing a little more sweetness and not enough…

      2 readers - By Tim James/ GrapeGrape

      Chile’s Malleco Valley – The Southernmost

      …, under the brand name “Sol de Sol” at the winery in the Maipo Valley. The area around the town of Traiguen is not without its charms, and a good deal of adventure-seeking travelers come to the area for hiking, skiing, and camping. One local attraction is the Las Raíces Tunnel (Túnel Las Raíces), the second longest tunnel in South America. At just…

      3 readers - By The Bubbly Professor

      Wine of the Day October 16, 2014

      … a little better at this stage than her 2011 and 2012 wines, those I think need a bit more time to evolve yet. The weathered slate and quartzite earth of her region on the mighty Rhein shine through and the winemaking is focused on intensity and dry quality Rieslings of distinction, drink this Rheingau Trocken from 2015 to 2022. ($26 Est.) 91 Points, grapelive This entry was posted in Wine Articles, Wine Reviews on October 16, 2014 by admin.…

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      The Grape and the Winemaker who Inspired Me to Start Fass Selections

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      1 readers - By Lyle Fass/ Rockss and Fruit

      Sweet Is Cool – In Unlikely Places

      … successful in Canada with Riesling, Vidal, Cabernet Franc and Gewürztraminer being the grapes most typically used. It is a rich style of dessert wine made from grapes that have been left on the The Skuriats with their pinot noir on the vine vine in winter to freeze naturally at a temperature of no warmer than -7°C (Germany) or -8°C (Canada…

      3 readers - By Robin Goldsmith/ The Alcohol Professor

      International Wine: 7 Out of this World Worldly Wines

      … The world wide web has made the world of wine a whole lot smaller. International wine from virtually every country around the world is now available at your finger tips. From Grecian Greats to Royal Rieslings here are 7 Out of this World Wines from Around the World. GERMANY Prinz Von Hessen H Riesling 2012 $16.99 A typical Rheingau Riesling…

      4 readers - By Monique Soltani/ Wine Oh TV
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