2012 Weingut Angerhof-Tschida Grüner Veltliner Eiswein

The 2012 Weingut Angerhof Tschida Grüner Veltliner Eiswein is an ice wine from the  Burgenland region in Eastern Austria.  Burgenland is Austria’s key red wine region ( the main grapes being Blaufrankisch and and Zweigelt).  But sweet, primarily botrytized, wines are also a specialty of the region. This wine is a rarity. That’s because ice wine of Grüner Veltliner doesn’t often come…

How To Choose Dessert Wines To Pair With Treats

Now that you’ve been introduced to Fortified stickies (Part 1 ), and Late Harvest stickies (Part 2) via my Dessert Wine Primer series, here’s a short video from Howcast on how pair dessert wines.  Go forth and indulge thy self! If you have a favorite dessert wine, or a favorite dessert and dessert wine pairing, leave a…

Ice Ice Baby!

The other night I came home from work late. I had a light meal, but wanted something sweet after dinner.  It was a warm evening  so ice cream came to mind, but I had ice cream the night before and wanted to avoid the fat.  I decided to have a little ice wine –  2008…