Fall Tours to German Wine Country with Ombiasy|PR
September 04 - 20, 2014
QUINTESSENTIAL GERMAN WHITES
From September 04 – 13, 2014, explore six (Saale-Unstrut, Franken, Rheingau, northern Rheinhessen, Mosel, Nahe) German wine regions with visits to 19 top wineries and cultural gems. You will get intimate insights into a selection of Germany’s best of the best wineries, normally closed to visitors. A cruise on the romantic Rhine River with its castle- and vine-ribboned banks, the Mosel valley with its dizzying steep vineyards, delving into 2000 years of history, and tasting first class wines under the guidance of great winemakers - among them German wine legends- will be among the highlights. Special treats include wine pairing lunches and dinners with the owners and winemakers at prominent estates. Details can be found here.
THE SUN-KISSED GERMAN SOUTH
From September 14 – 20, 2014, explore three wine regions (Baden, Pfalz, southern Rheinhessen) in the south of Germany and experience the German red wine revolution. You will visit 16 crème de la crème wineries in southern Germany, among them Germany’s unconventional, but exceptionally gifted winemakers, normally not open to visitors. You will cross the Rhine River and visit the Trimbach in Alsace to taste the difference between German and Alsatian wines despite the geographic proximity. Among the highlights will be tasting first class Pinot Noirs with the winemakers, and experiencing the culinary South. A special treat will be wine pairing lunches at 1-Michelin-star restaurants. Details can be found here.
Guild of Sommeliers Seminars
November 11 - 19, 2014
This November, Master Sommelier and Guild Education Director Matthew Stamp will once again conduct a tour of half-day German wine tastings for a group of leading sommeliers in four key markets: Boston, Seattle, Austin and Los Angeles. Each seminar will focus on a range of varietals from several German wine regions.