5th Medieval Days in Trier

Be transported to the days of chivalrous knights and damsels in distress at the Medieval Days which takes place on 28th and 29th July 2018.

The area around the Kurfürstliches Palais will come alive with all things Medieval from jugglers, traditional music and dancing, fire eaters, knight’s games to traditional craftsmen selling their wares and much more. Of course, food and drink will be available from various cook shops and taverns. Continue reading “5th Medieval Days in Trier”

Scenic Train Journey

The railway from Trier to Koblenz follows the river for large stretches of its length making for a very scenic journey. However, as you will see in this video, there are some stretches which will make even the strongest of us flinch with fear as the train ekes its way through some very tight spots!

Courses taught in English at Trier University

Trier University offers several Masters courses which are entirely taught in English. These are:

  • Master of Science in Data Science
  • Master of Science in Economics
  • Master of Arts in International Economy and Public Policy
  • Master of Science in Environmental Sciences
  • Master of Arts in European and East Asian Governance
  • Master of Science in Survey Statistics

For more information, their website can be found by clicking here.

Ayler Kupp, Riesling Auslese, 2012, Bischöfliche Weingüter Trier

Nice review of a from Trier on the Wine and Food blog.

Wine and Food

Ayler Kupp, Riesling Auslese, 2012, Bischöfliche Weingüter Trier, White-wine from Germany

6 points

WP_20150522_005The first nip is a different note than many other Riesling from this area which is very close to the famous vineyard Scharzhofberg at the river Saar. It is a little bit tart and, it appears creamier and has more petrol. This Riesling is perhaps also a little bit less mineral although the soil is shist. Due to a bit more modest mineralitiy there is a different balance among Riesling’s typical fruitiness and freshness. The fruits are less citron but a bit more mature as apple and gooseberry but also some exotic flavors. The wine sparkles a bit on one tongue which is refreshing and has a very long reverberation. Although it is an Auslese this wine is dry and even a little bit fumy if you can say so.

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