Germany (/ˈdʒɜrməni/; German: Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, pronounced [ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant] ), is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe. The country consists of 16 states and its capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 square kilometres (137,847 sq mi) and has a largely temperate seasonal climate. With 80.6 million inhabitants, it is the most populous member state in the European Union. Germany is the major economic and political power of the European continent and a historic leader in many cultural, theoretical and technical fields.
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    • Let the gems begin

      Wine review at VINTAGES of Norman Hardie Chardonnay County Unfiltered 2012 by Godello If the premature lashing of cold, snow and ice weren’t enough to get you thinking about holiday shopping, get thee to Liquor Control Board on Ontario store on the weekend. Same time, every year. The LCBO stocks the shelves, isles and pyramid displays with more booze than anyone should ever b ...

    • Book Review: Best White Wine on Earth

      Stuart Pigott, Best White Wine on Earth: The Riesling Story. Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 2014. I was surprised when I saw that Stuart Pigott had titled his new book on Riesling “Best White Wine on Earth.” Best white wine? If you know Pigott or have followed his work you have to guess that the original title was “Best Wine on Earth.

      Mike Veseth/ The Wine Economist- 3 readers -
  • Marché Bacchus Wine Lunches, Year 2

    … in Germany. Think of it more like Mom’s homemade apple pie. That said, it was delicious. A baker’s dozen wines were presented by John Smith, veteran wine educator and representative of Wirtz Beverage Company. The quality of these wines across the board was outstanding. The notes that follow are my on-the-fly impressions. The prices given are what…

    Wine Linesin Cabernet Franc- 2 readers -
  • Six exquisite wines this week including a stunning, inexpensive Champagne

    NV J.P. Secondé, Brut Intégral, Champagne, France (£24.10, & tel. 01823 339032). Before you go out and buy a big name fizz for the next month’s entertaining consider the extraordinary value you get from the smaller, one-man-band operations. This is an epic wine with tangy citrus notes and a stunning dry finish.

    Matthew Jukes- 4 readers -
  • Baroness Philippine de Rothschild

    … Reviews of Barons Edmond and Benjamin de Rothschild Haut Medoc 2011 By Joshua E. London and Lou Marmon Washington Jewish Week November 13, 2014 This past August saw the passing of Baroness Philippine de Rothschild, one of the leading lights of the Jewish legendary winemaking and banking family. She was 80 years old. Her father was Jewish…

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  • Anniversary drinks at Fleurie in Charlottesville

    … strongly recommend you dine at Fleurie. Due to the Coravin you can drink almost anything on the list by the glass. With a large order of wines soon to be added there will be even more reasons to stop by. Like this: Like Loading... Related Categories: Tasting Notes and Wine Reviews Tags: Chassagne Montrachet, Columbia Valley, France, Germany, Jura, Martinborough, Monticello, Nahe, New Zealand, Tasting Notes and Wine Reviews, Virginia, Washington …

    Aaron Nix Gomez/ Hogshead - A Wine Blogin Cabernet Franc- 1 readers -
  • German Wine in Singapore

    … 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…

    Dr. Christian G.E. Schiller/ schiller-wine- 1 readers -
  • Traveling Winers Weekend Wine Picks – 17 Nov 2014

    … layers. RATED – “A”. Brian The “Timeless” Winer A classic Bordeaux blend. Hints of clove, black currants and sandalwood (of all things). Not harsh and velvet smooth on the tongue. Elizabeth The “Hippy” Winer From the Mosel valley in Germany comes this wonderful wine. With the holidays coming, one might think of antipasto, cheese trays while…

    Khristine Claud/ The Vineyard Trail- 3 readers -
  • Germany North Wine Tour by ombiasy, 2014

    …. Pictures: The Group at Weingut Selbach-Oster with Johannes Selbach and at Weingut Reichsgraf von Kesselstadt with Annegret Reh-Gartner Annette Schiller: Our way of traveling allows wine lovers to fully experience authentic Germany. Drawing on our love and deep knowledge of Germany and close personal ties to many personalities in the wine scene, our…

    Dr. Christian G.E. Schiller/ schiller-wine- 1 readers -
  • An evening at The Ravens Club in Ann Arbor

    … soon after I moved to Ann Arbor from Germany. From that visit, I remembered its great cocktails fondly. But I also liked the atmosphere with its gold and dark, pretty classy. However, we were dirt poor at the time and couldn’t afford to go out much, and somehow The Ravens Club dropped off my radar… The Ravens Club’s well-stocked bar…

    the winegetterin Cabernet Sauvignon Syrah Riesling Chardonnay- 4 readers -
  • Strasbourg Part 2: Historic Wine Cave beneath a Hospice: Cremant and Pinot Gris Grand Cru

    … first vacationed to the Bahamas. It has been tasted in 1576, 1716, 1868, and 1944 when Leclerc liberated Strasbourg. Germany cracked its own 1472 bottle in 1994, finding “great complexity…vanilla, honey, wax, fine spices, and fruit liquor”: not shabby for the world’s oldest viable wine. Since we didn’t liberate Strasbourg, we return to the shop…

    WAYWARD WINE- 2 readers -
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