Gewürztraminer (aka. Traminer, Traminer Musque)

Gewürztraminer’s direct and obvious charm has made it a popular varietal in almost every corner of the wine world. Excellent examples of ‘New World’ Gewürztraminer have emerged from British Columbia, Oregon, Washington State and in New Zealand, as well as from cooler microclimates in California and Australia. In Europe, distinct and interesting wines are Gewürztraminer based wines are produced in Austria, Germany, and northern Italy. The literal translation of the prefix (Gewürz) is ‘spice’, and its suffix (Traminer) refers to the Traminer grape, which was widely grown around the northern Italian town of Tramin until the 16th century. Although its origins are Italian, it is the ‘red’-skinned form of Traminer, known to the world as Gewürztraminer that have placed it on the world stage. The greatest Gewürztraminer vines are found along the slopes of the Vosgnes Mountains, in France’s Alsace region. Gewürztraminer bottled as a single Read more »

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  • Cinsault makes nice rose, but the reds I've had would make you want to ... ... ... perfumed nose like bad gewurztraminer, and lots of acid and (I thought) tannin like nebbiolo. but even less fruit, hard to extract color... just not my favorite. I've had no good luck with Lambrusco, although there's a guy who swears it's the greatest thing eve... Read More

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  • I have just read the most illuminating post I have ever read, "which red wines are most tannic", wow guys great details and some useful info.  But I'm most interested in the least tannic red wines.Reason?I have gout and tannins play havoc on gout and while I still want to try and enjoy Red Wine, esp good red wine I can longer drink medium or hig... Read More

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  • Arbois Savagnin Frederic Lornet 2010


    I bought this boittle of wine from a mail-order [well internet ] company ... ... is beleived to be related to gewurztraminer and is famously used in the sherry-like Vin Jaune but also in still and sparkling wines.My bottle is 100% savagnin and is a still white wine. I started it this evening with my supper of tuna salad and I did enjoy it.It i... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906

  • Yarden Gewurztraminer 2013


    not bad, a tad tart, but a better wine for Passover V/S the sweet wines that are the normal fare for the festival. Read More

    Wine review by Pickit4flavor

  • This time of the year is the celebration of the Jewish Holiday of Passover. ... ... Horseradish Sauce & Gewurztraminer An absolute must for any self-respecting Passover menu is Gefilte Fish, traditionally made with ground freshwater fish such as carp, boiled in fish stock and served usually cold, garnished with a slice of carrot and accompani... Read More

    From the article The Right Food and Wine for Passover

  • Anybody whose "best ever" wine is Cakebread, gets my immediate ... ... me talk about Riesling and Gewurztraminer for a moment.  Either one of these grapes can be used to produce wines that range from bone dry to almost syrupy sweet.  Typically, the American versions of these wines, mostly from California, New York, Oregon or Washington, have a... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Hello Snooth!

  • Thanks DVOGLER:I like the heavy reds too.  I tried the Gewurztraminer and it was pretty good.  For me sweet and luscious wines are more for desert.   Read More

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  • I seem to like all wines.  The best I have ever had was Cakebread. ... ... Riesling and some say Gewurztraminer.  I know he likes the Barefoot Sweet Red, Beringer and Barefoot Pink and Red Moscato, and beringer moscato.I usually shop at Kroger but I have a local wine store that carries all types of wines.  I wander around in there for an hour ... Read More

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  • Gundlach Bundschu Gewurztraminer Estate Vineyard 2012


    I'm not a typical white wine drinker but I enjoy the dryness if this wine. The citrus flavors are refreshing yet not overpowering. Read More

    Wine review by BeautifulCalamity

  • Bedrock Wine Co. Compagni Portis Vineyard Sonoma Valley 2013


    Clear pale yellow color. Very expressive nosetropical fruits along with orange blossom floral. Not nearly as assertive on the tip of the tongue. Im still getting the tropical fruit along with stone fruit, but it kinda sneaks up on you. An interesting mid-palate heaviness shows up and suddenly, these fruit flavors fade. Acid appears on the b... Read More

    Wine review by EMark

  • Looking for something special? There is an estate winery on Oliver, BC, called Silver Sage, that has what they call "The Flame". It's an apricot/peach Gewurtz with a VERY hot pepper in it. The first sip is sweet followed by hot. The longer the pepper is in it, the hotter it gets. Or take it out and it doesn't get hotter. Lasts up to a year in th...

    Comment by 829057ScubaFrog 829057 ScubaFrog

  • The Gewurztaminer is a wonderful surprise to the palette and I believe it goes well with any menu. I was hooked the moment I went to the winery!

    Comment by 622326Killeen 622326 Killeen

  • Hope to get more information about the main feature of your company and your beer or beer machine etc. Thanks very much. And I would like to know whether you are in need of the brew house(mash tun, kettle etc.), fermenter, cooling system, yeast propagation or CIP cleaning system and other machine? And have the idea of changing your old bee...

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  • i love this varietal

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