Tag: German Wines

My Favourite Wine – Fergus Stewart

Working in the Fine Wine department, Bordeaux and Burgundy are the mainstay of my working day and tastings, but when at home, I often turn to something completely different. I am especially fond of the bone dry, kerosene and lime charged Rieslings from the Clare¬†and Eden valleys in South Australia, with my cellar having a […]

From Vosges to Muenchberg, Alsace

Initial impressions of wine regions can often disappoint: arrival at a non-descript airport followed by a drive across a bleak light industrial landscape until hills loom into view on the horizon and vines are finally spotted. My first visit to Alsace was no exception, the drive from Basel airport across the border towards Colmar memorable […]