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Eiswein

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(Pronounced ice-vine’) A phenomenon among German wines which, originally made through force of circumstances and more or less by chance, is now a sought-after rarity, often commanding very high prices when it can be found. Essentially, to make an eiswein, … Continue reading

15. December 2011 by admin
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Botrytis cinerea

The Latin name for the fungus or mould that, given certain conditions, attacks certain grapes in certain regions. In France it is called pourriture noble, in Germany edelftiule, in Italy muff a nobile. In England it is usually referred to … Continue reading

13. December 2011 by admin
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