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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  • Italy

    Wine in Italy is as much an integral part of everyday culture as love, family, cuisine and usin...

  • Sonoma County

      Wine-making in Sonoma, California began in 1812 when Russian colonists planted grapes at F...

  • Germany

    Germany is the producer of some of the most admired wines in the world. These are its Rieslings...

  • Alsace

    This region, wedged between the Rhine River and the Voges Mountains, is the product of a fascin...

  • France

    Perhaps no country evokes such strong associations with fine wine as does France. Its reputatio...

  • USA

    "American Wine" has existed since the first Europeans brought their vinous heritage and tradition...

  • Canada

      Canada’s wine-making history is relatively short. Beginning in the early 1800s, some of th...

  • Alsace Aoc

      Alsace AOC is the appellation that covers nearly all of the wines of Alsace except for the...

  • New Zealand

    The history of New Zealand wine-making dates back to the 1800s when settlers planted vines and ...

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    Responsible for overseeing Gruppo Mezzacorona, the Mezzacorona Societa Cooperativa Agricola wa...

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    The wine cellar “Lands of the Barolo“ The “Terre del Barolo“ winery ‘s distinguished range of pro...

  • Feudi di San Gregorio

    Situated in the tiny village of Sorbo Serpico in Campania's Irpinia region, this highly acclai...

  • Bolla

    Like all great legacies, the story of Bolla wines begins simply enough with one man, Abele Bolla....

  • Villa Jolanda

    It was back in the post war period when the Santero brothers Leopoldo, Renzo, Aldo and Adelio, fo...

  • San Silvestro

    The “Cantine San Silvestro” is located in the territory of the Commune of Novello. It mainly prod...

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Gewürztraminer on Snooth

  • A ridiculous number of trigger pullworthies in this new offering, many in their ... in their ... Ernest 1999 Gewurztraminer Clos Saint Imer La Chapelle  |  6 in stock  |  $24.99 Burn, Ernest 1999 Riesling Clos Saint Imer La Chapelle  |  3 in stock  |  $24.99 Cavallotto 2000 Langhe Nebbiolo  |  9 in stock  |  $24.99 Chaland 2009 Vire-Clesse Per... Read More

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  • If in the States right now I'd definitely be buying off this list. Really ... Really ... 1998 Alsace Gewurztraminer Herrenweg  |  1 in stock  |  $39.99 Zind-Humbrecht 2000 Alsace Riesling Herrenweg  |  1 in stock  |  $39.99 Zind-Humbrecht 2000 Alsace Riesling Gueberschwihr  |  1 in stock  |  $34.99 &nbs Read More

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  • EM - that 2007 Goldeneye Pinot Noir must have been a tasty treat.  My wife ... ... a 2009 Navarro Vineyards Gewurztraminer (also from Anderson Valley, but the Mendocino area) with her swordfish fillet that she grilled next to my steak. &nbs Read More

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  • Villa Wolf Gewurztraminer 2012


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    Wine review by Ennis1

  • Seven Daughters Winemaker's Blend White Riesling. Gewurztraminer. Symphony. Colombard. Orange Muscat. Chardonnay. Sauvignon Blanc NV


    Given to us as an gift. Barely drinkable. Read More

    Wine review by RandyFisher

  • Seastar Siegerrebe 2013


    An unexpected offering from an unexpected place! This wine is made with grapes ... ... (a Loire variety) and Gewurztraminer. I've read that Siegerrebe can be a bit of a monster, but evidently this isn't the case in the cool climate of Pender Island. Somewhat similar to gewurztraminer, this is a interesting yet light and easy sipper. It's near... Read More

    Wine review by JenniferT

  • Gundlach Bundschu Gewurztraminer Estate Vineyard 2012


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    Wine review by 453542Mr Dolce 453542 Mr Dolce

  • OK, one last Zappa tune you may or may not care for - "Billy the ... of ... of muller-thurgau, riesling, gewurztraminer and pinot gris.  Most excellent since it's still in the mid 80's at 8p Read More

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  • Forlorn Hope Gewürztraminer the Faufreluches Russian River Valley 2012


    Two weeks skin contact Very pretty on the nose which is a little waxy and spicy with green tea, honey, and mint tinged floral aromas over lemon drop, hard candy fruit. Deeply aromatic in the mouth as well this displays lovely honeycomb, heather and pineapple flavors. Dry on the palate and with plenty of tannin providing real mouth grab this is ... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • DMcKer,I am rather partial to the Pinot Noir from Central Otago(From fair to ... good Chardonnay, Pinot noir, Gewurztraminer, and sparkling-"Pelorus". Other Marlborough producers to visit or taste:Greywacke,,   NZ Riesling is enigmatic, often with residual sugar and knife edge acidity  eg Hunters in Marlborough, Pegasus Bay  in Waipara. There ... Read More

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  • 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...

    Comment by 588120peak 588120 peak

  • i love this varietal

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