Ice cream as we all know comes in a dazzling array of flavours ranging from the traditional through the exotic to the downright weird. However, on a trip to Cochem I tried ice cream – Riesling ice cream in fact. Continue reading “Riesling Ice Cream”
Lots of festivals and other wine-related events are taking place this coming weekend: Continue reading “Wine Events and Festivals in the Mosel this Weekend”
You might have tried “Weinbergpfirsich Senf”, mustard made from peaches grown in the Mosel vineyards. Happily, today I stumbled across a recipe which is on the other end of the spectrum – pralines made from those peaches. It goes like this: Continue reading “Recipes from the Mosel – Vineyard Peach Pralines”
Here is an interesting recipe I found on the German website Römische Weinstraße. It is called “Weinsuppe mit Pilzen”, which is wine soup with mushrooms. I have not tried it yet but if anyone does give it a go I would be interested in knowing how it tastes. Continue reading “Recipes from the Mosel – Wine Soup with Mushrooms”
I am not a huge fan of statistics as no matter how factual they are, and if read out of context they can be misleading also.
Tractors are some of the few items of machinery used during the grape harvest here. The steep of the vineyards make mechanisation a challenge, and most things are done manually as they have been since the Romans first introduced grapes to the region. Continue reading “Mechanising the Grape Harvest with Tractors”
For those of you who enjoy both cycling and wine, have you ever thought of combining the two?
If you are heading to Trier, you may be interested to know there are several regular markets for you to enjoy. Continue reading “Markets in Trier”
For those of you who might be struggling, here is a very useful little video produced by the Deutsches Weininstitut (German Wine Institute) on how to pronounce the various German wine terms and their meanings:
Their website which has a host of information on German wines in general, and happily it is in English. Find out more about the Deutsches Weininstitut (German Wine Institute).