Daniel B. of FUSSYlittleBLOG with an overview of Monday’s tasting menu


Congratulations to Theresa518. She was the lucky winner in yesterday’s giveaway, and will be coming with me to the Charles F. Lucas Confectionery & Wine Bar in Troy on Monday to taste a whole mess of German wines and meet the winemakers behind them.

The good news is that tickets are still available, and they are only $25.

If you are in the area and free on Monday from 6pm to 8pm you should totally come. While Italian winemakers really shaped the face of wine in California, here in New York our Finger Lakes vineyards are fantastic at growing Germanic varietals.

I blame the language barrier and some fairly complicated labeling and classification guidelines for the lack of more broad knowledge of German wines in America. Your reasons may vary. But the best way to learn about wine is by tasting it. Having access to the passionate people…

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