A bottle of Perter Jakob Kühn's 2000 Vintage Eiswein

Great Sweet Wines of the World Part 1: Eiswein, Germany’s Cold Gold

I’m Canadian, and if there is one style of wine that Canada is well known for, it is Ice Wine. In a country like Canada, where winter is a given, temperatures will almost certainly drop well below freezing, allowing Ice Wine to be made regularly. Not so in Germany, although most of the country is…Continue reading Great Sweet Wines of the World Part 1: Eiswein, Germany’s Cold Gold

North Entrance to ProWein un Düsseldorf, Germany

Making a Discovery at a Wine Fair – It isn’t as Difficult as you Think

Boy, do I get tired of Wine Fair Whinging™. There was a time when I felt that most people enjoyed a good wine fair. After all, what wine lover wouldn’t enjoy being in the exuberant company of like-minded individuals at an event where dozens – or even hundreds – of winemakers are pouring their wares…Continue reading Making a Discovery at a Wine Fair – It isn’t as Difficult as you Think