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German Xmas wine

You can find gourmet food items such as licorice, toffee, cookies, or chocolates. And then there s alcohol - wine, fine brandy, etc. I buy some liquor filled chocolates for Xmas each year - for *myself*. :-) You can also find gourmet sites by cuisine. Generally speaking, if they like German food, you can find lots of German imported goods. But I bet you could also find Russian, Scandinavian, Italian, etc I would avoid the fruits and steaks.. too common, and way overpriced for something you can get...

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German wine quality

German wine quality

No winemakers want their product to have a bitter note to it. Now, new sorting equipment based on an optical recognition system can ensure this is never the case; the machine sorts the harvest into quality grades – sparing winemakers laborious manual work. In Germany, where the optical grape sorting device has been developed, the…

Harvest Wine Festival

Harvest Wine Festival

Arrival of Autumn Season Celebrated with Weekend of Wine Tasting from 19 of New Jersey’s Finest Wineries, Music, Crafts & Fine Foods Morris Township, NJ (Sept. 3, 2013) — With football season getting underway, the fall wine harvest season is now upon us. To help celebrate this bountiful time of year, the Garden State Wine…

Bull Run Wine Festival

Bull Run Wine Festival

2013 Festival Dates: June 1 - 2 The Vintage Virginia Wine Festival, held annually on the first weekend of June, is one of the largest and longest-running wine events on the East Coast. The event in Centreville, Virginia features tastings offered by more than 50 wineries including over 250 award-winning Virginia wines, educational…

Pinehurst Wine Festival

Pinehurst Wine Festival

Call us today at to book your stay Join us for the 25th Annual Labor Day Food & Wine Festival, August 30-September 2. The theme for our Silver Anniversary is A Passport To The World,a weekend full of wine tastings, seminars and gourmet cuisine from across the globe. Overnight packages start at just $285* per person, per…

German Riesling wine

German Riesling wine

Crisp,refreshing character,a well-balanced blend of acidity and residual sugar,along with the ability to pair with an almost limitless assortment of food options,make Riesling one of the most versatile wines on the planet. Below you will find all of the information to start getting well acquainted with Riesling wines,perhaps the…

German Wine Agencies

German Wine Agencies

We got drunk on that stuff as students because we didn t know any better and had no money. That is not what I would say, at least not in public, but it summarises how many British acquaintances refer to German wine - in particular the dreaded Liebfraumilch. German wine is associated with sweet, and sweet with bad. The British wine…

Best cooking white wine

Best cooking white wine

Recipes with Wine Wine can blend beautifully with a variety of dishes including meat, risotto, soup, and shellfish. The rich notes of red wine or delicate flavor of white both work to make these recipes toast-worthy. more To me, the term cooking wine has two meanings: There s the wine you put in a dish, andequally as importantthe…

Famous Red Wines

Famous Red Wines

With hundreds of varieties of red wine grapes, there is as much red wine information to learn about as there are red grapes planted in all corners of the globe. That being said, you ll likely encounter only a handful of these grapes most often. In our red wine basics section, we cover the flavor profiles and regions of the most common…

Best Tuscany wine

Best Tuscany wine

OP, you mentioned cabernet savignon and bordeaux in the post. The two are not similar; they are completely different things when discussing wine labels. All me to explain In North America, South Africa, South America, and Australia/New Zealand, wine is labeled by the grape variety used to produce the wine - i.e. cabernet savignon…

Best Tawny Port wine

Best Tawny Port wine

There may be no better way to end the Thanksgiving feast or ward off an evening s chill than with a glass of tawny port. As refined as Cognac or single malt Scotch but with half the alcohol content, tawny port is full of delicious flavors like caramel and peanut brittle, apricot, plum, raisin and walnut--all knit harmoniously together…

Best Wine Fridge Brands

Best Wine Fridge Brands

Tips on Buying a Wine Fridge General Interest Written by Fred Swan Sunday, 14 April 2013 20:01 Serving temperature has a big affect on how a wine smells, tastes and feels in your mouth. Even a very good wine can be awful at the wrong temperature. Improper storage temperature can also shorten a wine’s life or ruin the wine completely…

Best Piedmont wines

Best Piedmont wines

Tony Cenicola/The New York Times Piedmont, Piemonte in Italian, means “foot of the mountain, ” and no place name was ever more apt. The Piedmont is a 230, -acre wine region in Italy’s northwest that stands between the Alps and the Mediterranean Sea. It is near the top of the Italian boot and rests more or less in the center of a…