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  • 1. GermanySure, Germans like to start wars
  • 2. GermanyEven though...
  • 3. GermanyThey are 0 / 2 against the United States
  • 4. Germany
  • 5. GermanyThey used to fight a lot with
  • 6. Germany…the French
  • 7. GermanyLots of people died
  • 8. War sucks!
  • 9. GermanyBut the result of it all
  • 10. GermanyAfter the Franco Prussian War
  • 11. GermanyIs that Germany would control the Alsace region
  • 12. Germany
  • 13. Germany Which is where many of the goodgewurztraminers in the world come from
  • 14. GewürztraminerAnd began spelling it with an umlaut
  • 15. GewurztraminerWhat is gewurztraminer?
  • 16. Gewurztraminer is a type of grape
  • 17. GermanyWith a weird genetic makeup
  • 18. GermanyGewurz = “spiced”
  • 19. GermanyTraminer = An older grape variety with roots in the Southern Tyrol
  • 20. South Tyrol
  • 21. Germany Gewurz from Alsace has more potentaromatics than those in the rest of Germany
  • 22. GermanyTraminer may = savagnin blanc (not the same thing as todays sauvignon blanc, though bothtraminer and sauvignon blanc may share a savagnin blanc root)
  • 23. California Gewurztraminer Back in the 70s & 80s
  • 24. It was a different time
  • 25. California GewurztraminerWinemakers did a terrible job with the gewurztraminer
  • 26. California GewurztraminerGrew it in the wrong climates and with the wrong soils
  • 27. California Gewurztraminer And since the wine sucked
  • 28. California GewurztraminerThey decided to leave in a bunch of residual sugar and sell it as a sweet wine
  • 29. Marketing term:“Pissing in the water”
  • 30. Marketing term:
  • 31. Example: Fester Vineyards
  • 32. DisinfectingHas been going on for years
  • 33. Gewurztraminer isStarting to do well in California
  • 34. The best California gewurztraminersCome from the Anderson Valley
  • 35. TerroirThe fruit benefits from long, cool summers
  • 36. Anderson ValleyCoastal/marine layer
  • 37. Ferrington gewurzDry Farmed (no irrigation/deficit irrigation)
  • 38. Drink up!I dont want to carry it home :)

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