Roemische Weinstrasse is the region which surrounds the oldest city in Germany, Trier. In the year 70 A.D., in the battle of Rigodolum, the Roman legion successfully conquered the Germanic tribe, Treverer. The name “Roemische Weinstrasse” means “Roman wine route” and even today vivid evidence of the era is visible throughout this Mosel River district… read more »
Snoqualmie Winery is one of Washington State’s on-rush of good new wineries. Founded in 1983, it released its first wines in mid-summer 1984. The winery is located 27 miles east of Seattle close to the town of Snoqualmie (the winery quips this translates as “Twin Peaks”). This facility currently only serves for an ageing cellar,… read more »
Natchitoches, Louisiana, founded in 1714, is a quaint, historic town, planted on the scenic, majestic Cane River. It is a town with a sense of true Southern Comfort. The film, “Steel Magnolia” was shot here. Martha Maynard, our charming office manager, is from Natchitoches, and when you call our W.O.M. office, your ears will cuddle-up… read more »
“You can drink and enjoy German wines during the evening and still feel good in the morning.” – words of wisdom, promotional but true, from Peter Limberger, President and C.E.O. of Schmitt and Soehne in America. H. Schmitt Soehne GmbH has been producing quality wines in Germany’s Mosel valley for more than two hundred years…. read more »
Heads are bowed at the mere mention of Freemark Abbey. Oddly enough, the great reverence commonly bestowed upon this winery has not a thing to do with religious affiliation, but simply quality. Originally developed as vineyard land, circa 1875, the property changed hands several times before finally receiving its current esteemed name in 1939. Three partners:… read more »
This type of wine has an oil and lime smell that is similar to petrol, paraffin, or kerosene. This is commonly found in a fully developed Riesling.
I can smell this recipe just reading it…wow…and another tough pairing. Most dishes with Indian spices are hard to pair and wine just doesn’t do well with spicy foods. Traditional wisdom puts a Riesling or Gewurztraminer with this dish…I am out on a limb suggesting our Picpoul de Pinet from Felines Jourdan. You can find… read more »