From the monthly archives:

December 2010

“Santa Claus” wine-tasting part II

by Oliver Bauer on 14 December 2010 · 0 comments

Year: Wine: Producer: Country: Region: Variety(-ies):Size: Closure: Alcohol: Taste: Colour: Group:
— Reserva brut nature Privat Laieta Spain D.O. Cava Chardonnay 0,75 l natural cork 12 vol.% dry white (sparkling) III

I always like to start a wine-tasting with something really elated, stimulating and therefore, if possible, sparkling. For me there’s no better equilibration for one’s palate than with a really dry sparkling wine. To avoid and to prevent boredom I am always on the search for a .....


“Santa Claus” wine-tasting part I

by Oliver Bauer on 9 December 2010 · 2 comments

6th of December – Santa Claus is coming to town, bringing apples, nuts, candies and other nice things to those kids, who have been “good as gold”. I remember very well how I always searched for my biggest boots to put them in front of my door but unfortunately being a grown up I don’t fit the frame anymore … As much more I have been really happy when one of our friends proposed to have a wine tasting together. Since longer time he told me that he would like to try some older BDX wines from his own .....