The 2018 Auction of Washington Wines

Many of the world’s great wine regions are associated with an iconic charity wine auction, such as the renowned Hospices de Beaune auction in Burgundy and the Auction Napa Valley in California; where every year professionals, connoisseurs and wine lovers gather for a weekend of festivities that culminate in the auction of rare and highly sought-after wines from the region’s top wineries, to benefit local … Continue reading The 2018 Auction of Washington Wines

48 hours in the Pfalz and the German Weinstraße

The third and final stop on my short Riesling tour was the Pfalz (known as Palatinate in English), Germany’s biggest and in my opinion one of its most exciting wine regions. The Pfalz is located in the southwest corner of the country, roughly about 100km south of Frankfurt, along the Haardt Mountains, which are the continuation of the Vosges on the French side of the … Continue reading 48 hours in the Pfalz and the German Weinstraße