Liebfraumilch


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Liebfraumilch

the best-known Rhine wine. [Ger. Hist.: NCE, 2990]
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As the demand for the slightly sweet and very affordable Liebfraumilch increased in European and North American markets during the 1960s and early 1970s, the temptation to produce more wine led to an increase in allowable yields per hectare, and increased use of fertilizer.
Rhine wine--or more precisely Riesling--grown near the rivers in southwestern Germany, can be a bit sweeter than a Chardonnay, but it is also spicy and complex, nothing like the saccharin Liebfraumilch that sat sweltering away in 1970s picnic baskets.
There were no bartenders, and none were needed to serve the two beers we offered, the Blue Nun Liebfraumilch, Mateus Rose, and a couple of red wines.
Although not precisely on the Castle Road, Worms, a historical town associated with Attila the Hun and Martin Luther, has the oldest synagogue in Germany and is the center for Liebfraumilch wine.
MANY spread punters were raising a glass of liebfraumilch to the skies last night to toast Germany for the second time in the tournament.
The days of palming off old Joe from the mailroom with a clock, a leaving card and some warm Liebfraumilch within hours of his hitting retirement age may be over, but there is no immediate alternative solution if the employment tribunal in Harvest is correct and those provisions are genuinely unenforceable.
With Germany this is due to the self-inflicted image problem caused by mass export of poor wine such as Liebfraumilch as well as the current fad for higher-alcohol wines.
The German Liebfraumilch, Italian Soave, and Spanish Rioja are three examples.
As Liebfraumilch goes, this one is well above average.
with a bottle of Liebfraumilch under one arm and Wilhelm Meister under the other." But apparently he never learned to wander from Wilhelm, nor did he find a sufficient supply of Liebfraumilch, even though he married a nurse.
In the 1980s everyone drank German and Liebfraumilch, in the 90s it was Aussie chardonnay and shiraz, in the noughties it was New Zealand sauvignon and Chilean merlot.
I will quite happily wash down another German success with a glass of Liebfraumilch and a giantsized Frankfurter.