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A Tasting at Weiser-Künstler
On my second stay in the Mosel valley last year, Katharina Prüm mentioned that a lot of their wines, including older vintages, were available at the Rieslinghaus in Bernkastel. Little
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The ancient vines of the Mosel valley
On every trip to the region, I pause on the bridge towards Zeltingen-Rachtig to take a picture. Every season it looks different, and it really shows what a distinct wine
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Markus Molitor’s stunning 2016 vintage
On a sunny Saturday afternoon in September I found myself at the tasting pictured here. At first glance, it looks quite big, what with around 50 different wines on display.
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Grosse Winzer, Grosse Weine
On the eve of Prowein, the biggest wine event in Germany and perhaps all of Europe, there are plenty of off-events to attend. Everyone who matters or wants to matter
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Jura tripping – Le Nez dans le Vert
The Jura has been one of those destinations that kept on lingering on my wish list, so the eighth edition of Le Nez dans le Vert, the region’s gathering of
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A belated reflection on International Sherry Week
So this comes late. International Sherry Week was, well, months ago already and due to unforeseen circumstances, I was cut off during the fourth edition of the #Sherry Twitter Tasting.
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A French classic – Cassoulet
What better to eat at the start of spring than one of the most wintery dishes French cuisine has given us? Few things are as hearty and filling as a
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Mushroom risotto vs. aged sake
To show that nothing has really changed, this week’s pairing will revert to a familiar theme: risotto! I have recently been occupied with an attempt to better understand how to
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A fresh start
So, it has been quiet for a while, but as you can see from the revamped layout and extended sections, there has been a lot going on beyond the scenes! 
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