‘Tis the Europe Christmas Market Season

And there's no better way to celebrate Christmas than a weekend enjoying the market's sites, sounds, smells and tastes! Christmas Markets originated in Germany back in the 14th century, although the Vienna "December market" started in 1294 and was a kind of Christmas market. Originally, the fairs provided only food and supplies for the cold [...]

2019-03-20T13:58:56-06:00Categories: Travel|Tags: , |

Wine Discovery in Germany … Neuer Wein

On our October visit to the Deutsche Weinstrasse (German Wine Road in the Pfalz region) we discovered something we never tried before ... Neuer Wein (or New Wine in English). Near the beginning of the Wine Road outside Bad Durkheim, we came across a cute little town, Kallstadt, on Friday late afternoon at Happy Hour [...]

2019-03-20T13:59:15-06:00Categories: Wine|Tags: , , |

Deutsche Weinstrasse … where Wine is a Way of Life

The German Wine Road, Deutsche Weinstrasse as its called in German, is a beautiful slice of Germany a short drive southwest of Frankfurt, dating back 2000 years to the Romans. In the Pfalz region, or Palatinate in English, the Weinstrasse stretches 50 miles south through beautiful vineyards, quaint villages and castle ruins. The Pfalz produces [...]

2019-03-20T13:59:15-06:00Categories: Travel, Wine|Tags: , , , |
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