Gewurztraminer

Many grape names redirect here. For the list, see below: Synonyms.Gewürztraminer [ɡəˈvʏɐtstʁaˈmiːnɐ][p] is an aromatic wine grape variety, used in white wines, and performs best in cooler climates. It is sometimes referred to colloquially as Gewürz, and in French it is written Gewurztraminer (without the umlaut). Gewürztraminer is a variety with a pink to red skin colour, which makes it a "white wine grape" as opposed to the blue to black-skinned varieties commonly referred to as "red wine grapes". The variety has high natural sugar and the wines are white and usually off-dry, with a flamboyant bouquet of lychees. Indeed, Gewürztraminer and lychees share the same aroma compounds.
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    …... Related Tags: 2012, 2013, Alsace, Alto Adige, Curry Soup, Elena Walch, Food and Wine, Gewurztraminer, Stay Rad Wine Blog TV, Video, Willm, Wine, Wine Tasting This entry was posted on January 24, 2015 at 7:39 am and is filed under Food and Wine, Stay Rad Wine Blog TV. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site. …

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  • Weekend Wine Notes: Did You Think We Were Finished with Bubbles?

    Longtime readers of this blog — bless your tiny pointed heads and may your tribes increase! — know that a great deal of effort goes into the annual “12 Days of Christmas with Champagne and Sparkling Wine” series, but as encompassing as that sequence is, it cannot include all the Champagnes and sparkling wines that I taste from late November through early January.

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  • Bartier Brothers opening winery

    … of Merlot and Chardonnay, 2.4 acres of Cabernet Franc, 2.6 acres of Syrah and two acres of Sémillon. “The site is very good,” Michael says. “At that latitude, Black Sage Road is the divider between the sandy soils (above the road) and the gravel bar (below the road). The gravel bar, of course, is all young (10,000 year old) glacial till which is very…

    John Schreiner/ John Schreiner on winein Cabernet Franc Syrah- 7 readers -
  • ST JULIAN WINERY RESERVE PINOT GRIGIO 2011

    … so that you’ll always have one available. But I’ve tasted several vintages and found this wine to be consistently pleasing. Depending on how prepared or sauced, this wine would pair well with roast fowl and seasonal vegetables, or baked macaroni with Fontina cheese and béchamel sauce. Its sweet / tart interplay lends itself also to enjoyment…

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  • Kicking 2015 off with wine events

    … >> There is a full day of events in the Anderson Valley, with many Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer, and Riesling wines, starting with an educational session in the morning, the big grand tasting in the afternoon, and a winemakers’ dinner in the evening. For more information, visit www.avwines.com/alsace-festival. Like this: Like Loading... Related …

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  • McC Coupage, a lovely wine from Serbia

    … a Bordeaux-style blend made from two separate co-ferments of Merlot and Malbec, and Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon that’s aged in Serbian oak barriques for 12 months. I was really impressed. Other wines are made, too: in addition to the Bordeaux red varieties, McCulloch has also planted Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling and Gewurztraminer…

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  • VILLA BELLANGELO WINES (Finger Lakes, New York)

    … The Seneca Lake Vineyard This piece about 3"x3"x1/4" As Chateaubriand and Filet Mignon are similar, they are also different: Bellangelo’s Gewurztraminer is similar to Alsace, and its Rieslings are similar to those of the Mosel region of Germany - similar but so appreciably different. Any lover of wine who professes an appreciation of terroir is self…

    Wine Mizerin Cabernet Franc- 4 readers -
  • Mendocino Wines, Whales and Wonderful Crab

    … Festival in Anderson Valley. Taste Alsace style white wines from around the world, including Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc and Muscat, and enjoy them with foods perfectly suited for aromatic whites including Tomales Bay oysters, Tart Flambee and more. Little River Inn’s Executive Chef Marc Dym will be one the Chef’s participating…

    Wine Oh TV- 4 readers -
  • Hints of Gooseberries and Baloney

    …, it would very likely tip it in favour of me purchasing it. I’m not sure when that changed but I do remember an incident that provoked some thought. I was searching for a Gewürztraminer from Domaine de Chaberton in Langley. They had won a top prize for it, scored big, and was on the cover of some magazine at the same time. I loved Gewürztraminer (still…

    Wine Country BC- 3 readers -
  • Jan 5, Geelong Wine Region

    … Marsanne | Dinny Goonan Family Estate Malbec | Eagles Rise Pinot gris | Grassy Point Coatsworth Wines Cabernet franc, Malbec | Jack Rabbit Vineyard Moscato, Pinot gris | Jindalee Estate Gewurztraminer, Moscato | Kilgour Estate Pinot gris | Kurabana Pinot gris | Lethbridge Wines Carmenere, Nero d'Avola, Pinot gris, Sangiovese, Viognier, Zinfandel | Leura…

    Vinodiversityin Cabernet Franc- 3 readers -
  • Have Wine What Cheese?

    … Chardonnay) Morbier, Chenin Blanc – Derby, Graddost (Off Dry Chenin) St. Nectaire English Dry White – Caerphilly Falanghina – Robiolina Gattinara – Fontina Gewurztraminer – perhaps Boursin, Fontina, Gruyère, Livarot, Munster Greco di Tufo – Camembert Gruner Veltliner – Comte Jura White – Comte Pinot Blanc/Pinot Bianco – Bally Oak from Ireland, Montasio…

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