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A quick refill of German countryside food before Gotham City

Suddenly we have a golden October in Germany, well at least 2 days of it, luckily on the weekend, and what a perfect opportunity for driving to the Pfalz and have some fresh new wine and rustic meals. In 2 days I’m off for the big apple, and even though there are so many different kinds of restaurants in the city, I guess I won’t see such dishes anytime soon there.
Here’s a real quick guide on how to enjoy the German countryside:

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Step 1: fill up your tank with Federweißer, that’s new wine, or basically grape juice that starts fermenting Read the rest of this entry »

New wine 2006 in Mussbach

The past Sunday, after one long year of waiting, we’ve been again at the wine cooperative in Mussbach in the Pfalz region for an early try of this year’s harvest. So early… that it isn’t even real wine we’re drinking but fermenting juice, which is called Federweisser in Germany.

The principle of this “harvesting event” at the cooperative is simple: one can Read the rest of this entry »

Neuer Wein 2005, Ein Nachmittag bei der Winzergenossenschaft Weinbiet in Mussbach

Alles dreht sich im Moment ums Wetter, sei es um die letzten Sonnentage zu genießen bevor der Winter einbricht oder um die Weinlese unverdünnt (ohne Regen) in die Kelter zu bringen. Natürlich kann man auch beides verbinden. Im Hof der Winzergenossenschaft Weinbiet in Mussbach an der Weinstrasse (Pfalz) sind Bänke und Tische aufgestellt, weißer und roter Neuer werden ausgeschenkt, Essen muss man selbst mitbringen. Read the rest of this entry »

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