Majorcan „Sang de Bou“ // Get a refill – safe water!

It’s octobre but the sun still heats up the asphalt of Binissalem. We walk through narrow lanes. It’s midday so everything seems quite sleepy due to siesta… The big and wellknown wineries are located at the outskirts. I will go there later for sure! But apart of that I would like to see what else this town has to offer. Suddenly we stand in front of a huge open gate and look at massive wooden barrels.

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5 reasons to visit Berlin-Mitte // Tips for wine-enthusiasts

German Version

Hello Berlin, it has been a long time since we have met! This vivid metropolis always offers new experiences – in terms of cuisine, shopping and culture.

Here you will find my latest tips: 5 reasons to visit Berlin-Mitte!

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Meine Auslese on tour // My very own highlights from ProWein

German Version

I went to ProWein, a Düsseldorf-based, international trade fair, for the first time this week. Once a year wineexperts from all over the world get together at this event. In the following blog-post you will read about my very own ProWein highlights:

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Are you serious?! // Winemaking in the Netherlands?

German Version

Finally a weekend away! A roadtrip to the Netherlands. I heard rumors that in the region of Limburg winemakers can be found. Are you serious? Dutch Wine?? I thought they only grow tomatoes and tulips?! Time to investigate!

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Twin wineries // Germany meets Israel

German Version

Antoine, Tell and Lennon – Three big men on one big table…

Since a few years the German VDP offers the initiative of twin wineries where German wineries look for an Israeli partner and vice versa. On this evening one of these exotic couples organized a get-together in Colognes wellknown Sterns Weinloft.

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Two German classics // Grandmas barley-stew meets German Riesling

German Version

Good wine needs to be paired with good food. So a good wineblog needs to deal with good food from time to time I think! That’s why today I will pair two German classics: A traditional German Riesling Cabinet from the German area of Rheinhessen with grandmas barley-stew recipe. The acidity combines perfectly with the salty seasoning of the stew….

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Quick Guide For The Karneval Season in Cologne, Germany

My first guest post on a travel blog:

“Life is too short to drink bad wine!”  is Iris Shafies motto. She likes to drink good wine loves Port… Basically everything except beer. Iris started testing and traveling in her early twenties and lately shares her experiences at Meine Auslese. As a girl from the German Rhineland and Karneval is a big part of her, Read More

Quelle: Quick Guide For The Karneval Season in Cologne, Germany

Mix it baby! // Make your own German Glühwein

No matter what the wheather says: In december it is time for Germans to have their weekly dose of Glühwein! A German speciality made of hot redwine, cloves, lemon and more. You can either buy it at the various christmas markets, ready made in the supermarket OR MAKE IT at home and invite your friends over for a glas or three!

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Australia’s most easterly vineyard

Meet Ilnam Estate, Australia’s most easterly vineyard! The family business is situated in the mountains off the Gold Coast. For about 40 minutes we drive through rolling farmland with stunning views of the skyline of Surfers Paradise. We are lucky with the tasting as the vintner himself pours out. Australia’s most easterly vineyard weiterlesen