Month: July 2016

solitude: Monthly Wine Writing Challenge

Monthly Wine Writing Challenge: Solitude (and thinking)

This is the first time I’ve entered the Monthly Wine Writing Challenge. The theme Solitude was chosen by last month’s winner Traveling Wine Chick. That was TWC’s prize, to pick the next theme.  Perhaps I‘ve wandered outside the “wine writing” ethos; I might be thrown out, tripping over empty wine bottles on the way.  But in my defence M’lud, …

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Peter & Ulrich Dry Riesling German wine

German wine: Four picks to enjoy this summer

I don’t need a reason to try German wine, but I’m giving myself two reasons. The team from Wines of Germany (it promotes wines from Germany) has had a busy few weeks. The winners in its annual Top 50 German wines competition have been announced and this month (July)  its  annual  31 Days of German riesling campaign  is underway. It …

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