Every Monday, discover new wines, regions, and ways to understand this fermenting sea.
Munching Vidal Blanc on Keuka Lake, New York
This may be 2015, but bear with me as I hopelessly attempt to cram the drinks and experiences from Wayward Wine’s EU Austerity Drinking Tour. We covered thirteen countries in seven months spanning the winter of 2012-2013.
Today, you find us 168 days in. Constant travel and drinking on a dime has ravaged our sanity (and livers). We last spent New Year’s Day with Dutch family friends Tineke and Dirk (read post here). Now we enter Amsterdam: Continue reading
Last week’s review found favor with BrewDog’s wine-like 11.1% alcohol Imperial Red Wheat ale. It’s time to triple it. BrewDog’s Tactical Nuclear Penguin should do the trick. Born from the flames of competition, Brewdog and German brewer Schorschbräu vied to … Continue reading
After weeks of Scottish beer and Whisky, I wanted wine. I wanted its complexity, richness, and…er, alcohol. Brewdog’s first bar in Aberdeen provided the alternative. Each day’s castle/distillery/museum visit had wiped us. We needed beer stimulation. So every evening we … Continue reading
Work. Wine. Work. Wine. Work. Wine. The days blur my routine of tests and checks, morning and evening with my time at work. Selling and making the stuff eats my hours. But soon fermentation will stop. Soon all I will … Continue reading