Import Selection: Gewurztraminer, 1985, A. Gaschy

WOW! That was the second word we exclaimed after tasting this wine. We couldn’t get the first one out be­cause we were struck speechless by the richness. Okay, so I love great gewurztra­miner. But, this isn’t just great, it is phenomenal! More on that later. First, though, I really love the story of gewurztraminer. Gewurztraminer… read more »

Wine with Food: Alsatian Gewurztraminer | Pairing Tips

Wine with Food: Alsatian Gewurztraminer By Paul Kalemkiarian Sr. | May 1984 You will not find a wine labeled exactly “Alsatian Gewurztraminer”. You will have to look for a bottle that reads Gewurz­traminer and then see if it was imported from Alsace. And, when you locate a bottle, you will be rewarded with a wine… read more »

Gewurztraminer, 1982. Austin Cellars| Vintage Wine History and Information

GEWURZTRAMINER. 1982 – AUSTIN CELLARS by Paul Kalemkiarian Sr | October 1984 Anthony Austin was the first professional winemaker in Northern Santa Barbara county. He was the winemaker at Firestone Vineyards since its inception in 1975. (And you know what a success story that is. At least 3 of his wines have been club selections under… read more »

Gewurztraminer, 1981. L.H., Smothers| Vintage Wine History and Information

GEWURZTRAMINER. 1981 – L.H., SMOTHERS by Paul Kalemkiarian Sr | September 1983 A short six years ago, Dick Smothers of the famous comedy team started making wine in his garage. Fortu­nately he had an eight-car garage for the vintage Fords he collected. The cars have since been moved and the entire space now is the main… read more »