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Big German Wines From The Pfalz

Reading Time: Charine has long raved about the big-bodied Riesling from the Pfalz while I haven’t always share her enthusiasm. We recently spent several days visiting cellars in the region. After seeing the region first hand, would I change my mind? The Pfalz: A Dynamic German Wine Region The Pfalz is Germany’s second-largest wine region. …

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Dynamic Rheinhessen

Reading Time: There was a time when sweet Liebfraumilch and cheap, bulk wine symbolized the Rheinhessen. Today things are different. The Rheinhessen may be Germany’s most dynamic wine region. It’s home to some of the most prestigious German wines, like the Keller G-Max Riesling. It is also home to some of the country’s most experimental …

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German Riesling Rheinhessen

Rheinhessen Riesling

The Rheinhessen is Germany’s largest wine-producing region by vineyard area. The German Wine Institute reports that there are close to 27,000 hectares of vineyards in the region spread out over three districts and 400+ individual sites. The Rheinhessen sits in the heart of German wine country. A drive through the region gives way to views of vineyards planted next to golden wheat fields and large plots of corn.

Exotic Wine Travel Best Wine Memories of 2019

Best Wine Memories of 2019

As 2019 closes and 2020 unfolds, it will mark five straight years of traveling around the world. We’ve spent that entire time uncovering unique wines from both far-flung and well-known regions of the wine world. In 2015 we left our careers to take a sabbatical. I had a large Chiropractic practice and Charine was on …

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Fritz Haag Brauneberger Juffer Sonnenuhr Riesling Beerenauslese Pradikat

Fritz Haag, ‘Brauneberger Juffer Sonnenuhr’ Riesling Beerenauslese 2006

Reading Time: Hello! Welcome to As Drunk by Exotic Wine Travel, a weekly column where we feature interesting wines that we encourage you to seek out. The reviews featured in this series may be written by either one or the both of us. The featured wines can be from obscure or well-known wine regions. We hope that …

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