Category Archives: Germany

Wine for Normal People Podcast: Ep 173 — Pfalz, Germany

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/173_Ep_173__Pfalz_Germany.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 31:56 — 36.8MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSPfalz is the region for you if you have the question: How do I get into German wine If I hate sweet stuff? Here’s the outline from the show… FIRST: Don’t forget to VOTE...

World Cup 2014 Recap: May the Best Wine Region Win

Unless you’re living under a rock, you know that the 20th annual FIFA World Cup, a tournament for the men’s soccer (or football) world championship, is currently happening in Brazil and the United States is shockingly still in the game. A total of 64 matches were or are being played...

Wine for Normal People Radio: Ep 088 The Grape Miniseries — German Riesling w Expert Stuart Piggott (Part 2)

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/88_Ep_088__The_Grape_Miniseries__German_Riesling_w_Expert_Stuart_Piggott_Part_2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 31:48 — 18.2MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSS This week is a continuation of Episode 87, but this time it’s all about the most confusing but rewarding aspect of Riesling: German Riesling. Expert Stuart Piggott and I discuss the highest quality...

Mosel v. Rheingau Riesling: Ding, Ding…Round 6

Just in time for Thanksgiving, two great wines that would both go well with a traditional turkey dish and side dishes like potatoes, stuffing, and butternut squash soup.They’d also ROCK out with Asian or Indian food any time. These are two different styles because they’re from Rheingau and Mosel, but regardless...

Wine For Normal People Radio: Episode 063 Thanksgiving (Winter Solstice) Wines To Match Your Heritage

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/63Ep063_ThanksgivingWinesToMatchYourHeritage.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 32:30 — 18.7MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSLast year we covered so much in last year’s Thanksgiving episode that we barely left anything for this year. We didn’t just want to do a recap or recite the same old wines that...

Two Mosel Rieslings: Neighbors That Are Worlds Apart

I’ve done a ton of posts on Rieslings from Mosel, from Rheingau, from Austria, from Alsace…there’s lots of info on the blog about these wines, their origins, and how they differ.  So this post is a straight up review of two wines I recently tasted from Mosel. One good, one...

A Tale of Two Rieslings: Rheingau & Pfalz

If you’re a regular blog follower, you know that I’m a big Riesling proponent. I love the stuff. I love its versatility with food, the fact that it comes in so many different styles (yes, Riesling can be dry as a bone), and that you can get amazingly high quality...