German Wine School

German Wine School

I don’t drink enough German wine. I think that most people don’t drink enough German wine. I will be the first to admit that I find german wine intimidating.  At least with French wine you have seen or heard of Champagne, Bordeaux or Cotes du Rhone.  German labels are adorned with words like Grauburgunder and Gewurztraminer.  Gewurztraminer is grown in Ontario and I have been to more than one winery that has referred to it…

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Gewurztraminer and Dumplings – East meets East

Gewurztraminer and Dumplings – East meets East

I drink copious amounts of Riesling and Gewürztraminer year round.  I think because of our eating habits bright crisp wines get relegated to the patio.  I guess we don’t think to crack open a nice chilled Gewurz in the middle of winter.  I come from the part of the country that would be considered part of the Perogy belt (essentially Winnipeg to Calgary).   The “Perogy Belt” is referred to as such because of all the…

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