Wine And Food

  • A return to natural simplicity, in all things

    …, the article reports, “are responding with lighter foundations, sheerer lip glosses and new products” that allow women’s faces to look like what they really are, rather than somebody’s fantasy of what they should be. This is great news: what America has always needed are people comfortable in their own skins. And the wine connection? Pretty…

    STEVE HEIMOFF- 2 readers -
  • London Lights, Rembrandt and wine

    … Walking through central London, we look towards Piccadilly as we cross the Haymarket, and there they are: the magical Christmas Lights suspended across the road. White bright, shaped liked antlers, and proclaiming this particular area of London: St James’s. As we gaze up the street, a double-decker bus turns onto the road and transforms the view…

    elizabethsvines- 1 readers -
  • Germany-South Wine Tour by ombiasy, 2014

    … from the Alsace region. This area benefits from lots of sunshine, a good terroir, and a mild climate that favors varietals such as Chardonnay and Pinots. In 1986 Walter Zähringer rigorously pursued quality control and was convinced that this can only be achieved through organic winemaking. In those days this philosophy was unimaginable…

    Dr. Christian G.E. Schiller/ schiller-winein Riesling- 3 readers -
  • Germany North Wine Tour by ombiasy, 2014

    … of 18 wineries (14 members of the VDP, the German association of elite wine makers) in 6 different wine regions where predominantly white grapes are planted: Saale-Unstrut, which is the most northern German wine region and former GDR territory; Franken and its signature grape Silvaner; Rheingau with its perfect, elegant, racy Rieslings; Northern…

    Dr. Christian G.E. Schiller/ schiller-wine- 1 readers -
  • English and Welsh Wines: Post Script

    … not a conventional wine and food pairing yet it worked well and we enjoyed both. This light gold coloured English sparkling wine has substance; is dry, smooth, and rich in flavour with just the right amount of bubbles. As I drink this wine, with its apple aromas on the nose, it opens up to the classic baked biscuity taste. Enjoying all these characteristics, I…

    elizabethsvinesin Pinot Noir- 2 readers -
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