This winery is owned by the Bavarian state, as indicated in the name Staatlicher.  The Residence is depicted on the wine label.

Garlic spaghetti squash with herbs

Me and spaghetti squash, sitting in a tree. This is exactly how I like to eat my veggies: tossed with sauteed garlic, toasted pine nuts, fresh herbs, and a handful of grated Gruyère cheese. I mean, honestly. The combination of delicate flavors and textures is Must Have More Now. And at the moment, I can’t think of anything more vegetarianly awesome than these things on a plate sitting…

But despite that popular notion, not all the wine comes from that European country.

In fact, besides the US having a 15% cap in the worldwide wine trade total, such countries as Argentina, Chile, Italy, Spain, Portugal, and even Germany collectively dominate almost a half of the world’s wine market!

 

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Yes, you’ve heard it right. The beer-loving Germany is a home to almost 5% of world’s wine production, including one grape variety that is native to the German’s soil – namely a Riesling…

But now and here, we’ll be talking about much a wider range of German wines, than the famous Riesling, usually coming from a Mosel or Rhinegau regions of the country.

So, among the varieties of both white and red German wines, the most underestimated sorts somehow come from a Franconia region, located in the Western part of the country…