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Riesling in Uvinum's blog

3/10/2012

Let's celebrate German Unity Day!

 TAGS:German Unity Day (Tag der Deutschen Einheit) is today and so it's best we go filling our fridge with the most delicious delicacies that come from this land.

When planning my particularly German style celebration I find out that I am in doubt, because I do not know if going for a beer afternoon or a nice evening around a good selection of Riesling wines. I also do not rule...

18/05/2012

More varieties of white grape

Many of you have commented on the previous post on Twitter, missing some white grape types. As discussed, the post was talking about some white grapes. However, since your wish is my command, here are some more, so you can buy wine knowing what flavor you seek:


 - Verdejo

The verdejo grape has boomed since the late years, when has jumped from Rueda, where it originated...

16/09/2011

Synonyms for grape names (part III)

Grapes

Albano, canine Tosca...

No, we are not talking about artists, or operas, or animals. Today we will continue with the different names that grapes may receive.
Grapes receive very curious names sometimes. Some of them are very old and others which end up passing. Lets know more about synonyms of grapes names. How many can you...

17/10/2010

White grapes' aromas

Classic questions in those who approach to the world of wine tasting are on the aromas. How does this wine smell? What should you smell? The smell of one thing or another, is it good or bad?
White Wine GlassIf you've ever seen in movies the classic sketch in which an expert is able to reveal the vintage, type of grape, the origin, the make and even if the keeper of the wine cellar had cached...

24/08/2010

When drinking your wine is not enough

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If it is too hot this summer to comfortably enjoy your Cab, you can try it in sorbet form now thanks to Wine Cellars sorbet. Although I've seen other wine flavored ice creams and sorbets before, this was the first time I'd come across the company designed soley on this idea. The result is a range from riesling, to pinot noir, to rosé or port...all made with actual wine, though they are...

12/07/2010

Cheers to Spain!

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Bottles of cava were popped all over Spain last night to celebrate  the winners of the 2010 World Cup, echoing the fireworks, horns, and shouts that could be heard until late in the night. If you want to join in the spirit you can salute the Spanish team with a glass of Segura Viudas Brut Reserva.

 

http://stc.obolog.net/multimedia/fotos/701000/700774/700774-269485.jpgHowever, if you are Dutch, you might well be contemplating what kind of wine goes well with...