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Restaurant L’air Du temps**, Belgium – “Sang-sational!”

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We are still in Belgium, one day after our dinner at Pastorale, again in a small village. This time in Noville-sur-Mehaigne; you probably won’t know it, but your GPS will. It lies probably half an hour outside of Brussels, not far from Namur. From the German border, you should be there after one hour on the Belgian highway.

Lunchtime is near and we are awaited at l’Air Du Temps, the 2 star restaurant of chef Sang Hoon Degeimbre.  Again, I am glad to join my friends of Gastros on Tour for this meal. I am especially excited because it’s my first time at this restaurant I have already heard and read so much about. Read the rest of this entry »

Random Bottles Wine Tasting

Sometimes you just meet up with friends for a wine tasting without having a particular plan or theme. You just start with one bottle and pick the next one according to the moods, the appetites and desires of everyone. This was such a tasting:

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The 2007 Deidesheimer Grosse Hohl GG by Mosbacher is a powerful Riesling. Vibrant and musculous, yet with enough fruit and a beautiful acidity to balance it. Nice presence and nice length. Able to compete within Germany’s Riesling top league.
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2003 Zweigelt, Weingut Gernot Heinrich, Burgenland

Vorneweg ein paar Infos zum Wein:
Das Weingut Heinrich liegt im Dorf Gols am Neusiedlersee im österreichischen Burgenland.
Das Weingut gehört laut Hugh Johnsons’ Weinatlas „in Österreich zusammen mit den Weingütern Achs, Nittnaus, Stiegelmar und Umathum zu denen die Jahr für Jahr besseren Rotwein produzieren“
Das Jahr 2003 war wegen seiner relativ frühen Read the rest of this entry »

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