wine

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For wine drinkers, one of the joys of the German lifestyle is the chance to sample some of the world’s best whites. But not every occasion calls for a Riesling, the country’s undisputed king of grapes.
Living in Europe certainly has its perks — good food, exciting places to explore, a new language to learn. But let’s face it — if you’re the crafty type, we’ve all had those moments where we wish we could just swing by Michael’s or JoAnn Fabrics to pick up a few items.
Wondering what to do this weekend? Check out these awesome events happening near you!
CoCo Channel said it best, “I only drink Champagne on two occasions, when I am in love and when I’m not.” This luxurious wine is often confused with other sparkling wines, but real champagne must be produced in a specific region in France in order to be worthy of the title Champagne.
Experience the idyllic culture on your next holiday by island hopping in Greece. To island hop, pick a cluster of islands in close vicinity. Greece’s islands are separated into six clusters.
CoCo Channel said it best, “I only drink Champagne on two occasions, when I am in love and when I’m not.” This luxurious wine is often confused with other sparkling wines, but real champagne must be produced in a specific region in France in order to be worthy of the title Champagne.
After you’ve settled in your new European digs, it’s time to start planning your adventures. It’s easy to think of the glitz and glamour of Paris, or the historical monuments dotting Utah and Omaha beaches in the Normandy region.
So much to do and so much to see during your overseas tour! No matter where you’re stationed, you can plan an epic road trip whether it’s within one country or across multiple. As you plan to embark on this journey, follow these helpful tips to ensure your road trip is a success!
A piping hot shot of caffe (espresso) quaffed at the counter of the local bar…a glass of vino rosso enjoyed over pasta at lunch…a sip of limoncello after a large family dinner…
75th anniversary of the D-Day Landings and the Battle of Normandy
Through June 16 in Normandy, France
Germany’s most popular tourist route, the Romantische Straße, stretches nearly 350 kilometers from Würzburg to Füssen. While it follows an old medieval trade route, the Romantic Road, as it is known in English, is relatively young.
It’s a beautiful spring morning and you sit down at the wheel, braced for your morning commute. You pull out into what’s usually a congested road to find it almost eerily devoid of traffic. It’s then you realize that your German neighbors must be celebrating yet another holiday.
Spring has sprung and fest time is upon us. The festival season offers everything from the local village "Kerwe" to regional wine fests.
Mother’s Day in Germany is celebrated on the same day as in the U.S. which is on the second Sunday in May. This year, it's on May 12.  The coinciding date has both advantages and disadvantages.
Kleinbrauermarkt / Brewer’s Market
May 3-5, Ulm
Some 14 regional brewers adhering to traditional methods showcase their potent wares next door to Ulm’s towering cathedral.