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In bed with Hermann Moser – Grüner Veltliner and Riesling from Kremstal

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Austrian wines have a special place in my heart. There is no particular reason for this, it just happens to me that when I am poured a glass of Grüner veltliner, or a Zweigelt blended with Blaufrankisch for example, I am always in a good mood. It is an intrinsic feeling that I cannot explain.In …

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In bed with Claudio Quarta- the white wines from Campania

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It’s been a while since I took my favorite wines to bed with me. Reason for this includes moving my bed from one house to another, read a move, but we’re back and that’s what matters! In this edition of my favorite wine series, I dive into bed with a series of wines from my …

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In bed with Chateau Guibot – Organic Bordeaux at its best

In 2016 I visited Bordeaux during a study trip of the Dutch Wine Academy. In addition to epic nocturnal adventures, we also visited quite a few wineries where we held extensive tastings and where every day three course menus full of Foie gras were served. Read about my adventures in bed with Chateau Guiraud Sauternes …

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In bed with Lacryma Christi – from the Vesuvius with love

Lacryma Christi

Volcanic wines and I are a match, you know that by now (read my adventures on Santorini here) and when a wine is named after the tears of Christ it is hard not to have high expectations. After all, Christ was quite a personality. Tears of Christ Lacryma Christi – DOC since 1983 – is …

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In bed with Prévoteau- Perrier – surprising freshness

Prevoteau Perrier Champagne

More than just pink Champagne On Prowein 2019 I discovered the Champagnes of Prévoteau – Perrier. A family run business based in Damery, known for their rosé Champagne. When it comes to pink bubbles, I’m always a bit sceptical. It doesn’t immediately make me thirsty, so to speak, and that is mainly caused because of …

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In bed with Petit Guiraud – Wake me up for Sauternes

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This week I’m laying in bed with nothing less than a bottle of Petit Giraud Sauternes 2013, the second wine of the famous Château Guiraud. Extra special is that I bought this bottle myself a few years ago at the winery during my visit to Bordeaux. Ecological and biodynamic Sauternes The wines of Guiraud appeal …

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