Tag: Germany

Germany: Munich

Stepping off the train from Vienna felt just like coming home. I love Munich for many reasons beyond my understanding. Maybe those deep roots do have an influence after all. My great grand-father was German and my great grand-mother was Austrian or Hungarian– or both. I, on the other hand, never had any interest in…
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February 3, 2010 0

Austria: Innsbruck

Breakfast in Italy, lunch in Austria, dinner in Germany, oh the good life I have! Besides the natural anatomy of those countries, and the fact that if you drive from Germany to Italy you must cross Austria, it still sounds utterly decadent to be in three countries in one day. Also in the Alps and…
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January 26, 2010 0

Italy: Trentino Alto-Adige

Ciao Bolzano! or should I say Halo Bozen? Bolzano or Bozen is one of the two provinces that make up the region of Trentino-Alto Adige, in the northernmost part of Italy. Südtirol as it is known in German, has a long history. The south of the region around the city of Trento has always been Italian,…
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January 14, 2010 0

Rheingau

When I think of Rheingau the first name that comes to my mind is Robert Weil- one of the world’s best producers- and his monumental Chateau-like estate. It was around ten in the morning when we arrived and I have never been so happy to start drinking this early. Made of Riesling grapes from First…
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August 27, 2009 0

Frankfurt

Frankfurt – the starting point of our German Wine Regions tour.
Many wines in Frankfurt come from Rheingau and nearby Rheinhessen. Frankfurt itself is one of very few big cities to have vineyards within its City limits like the Lohrberg vineyards.


August 25, 2009 0