Laura Dreher, who is sales and marketing manager at Weingut Markus Molitor, was last weekend in Roskilde to present some famous Mosel-wines at Otto Suensons wineshop (see yesterday). She was - with her Weinkönigin-smile - telling about the wines to the many people who wanted to taste (and buy) excellent German wines. She told about Riesling, the soil, the balance between residual sugar and acidity etc. and seemed to enjoy what she was doing.
I tasted 4 Rieslings and bought the two I liked most, see below. These wines are not Trocken or Halbtrocken, but Lieblich (residual sugar more than 18 gr/liter), but the mentioned balance between suger and acidity gives a dryness which I very much like.
Many more people should learn German wines to know - until they do, they don't know what wonderful wineexperinces they have missed.
Here is Flemming. He is head of Otto Suensons wineshop in Roskilde. Once a year a winetasting is arranged, in 2010 last friday and saturday. I was there to taste som German wines. And a Tavel Rosé. Flemming was busy selling wines, talking to the customers etc. He seems to like his job.
This is Charlotte. I met her yesterday at Roskilde Cathedral. She has been a member of the Danish Home Guard 28 years. This unit has nowadays among its tasks to help the police at some occasions. The task this day was the help the police - hence "Politi Hjemmeværnet" - to keep "the people" at right distance to the Crown Prince and Crown Princess at their visit to the Cathedral. Charlotte approaced me because she noticed a small dog behind me. I shot the photo and asked her permission to use it here. She told about 3 small dogs at home and a few other task in "Hjemmeværnet".
Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary was visting Roskilde Cethedral today to celebrate 5 years of restoration of the Cathedral now is finished. At the photo below you see two tourists from Germany to the right just passing by at the right moment. The Danish Home Guard had a police-job to do as you see.
At the Tourisms Day in Roskilde you could taste samples from Restaurant Snekken, which is to be found very near the Viking Ship Museum.
At the next photo you see a closeup of the samples, which were very delicious. You could also taste a white and/or red wine from Australia.
The other day - at the day of tourism - I met Anne from the Viking Ship Muesum. She is working in the department of learning and activites. Here she is domonstrating how to twist a withe of willow, which were use for many purposes at the Viking Ships. It is a strong material. Anne seems to enjoy what she is doing.
The young lady in red is looking at a viking ship. She has an red rose in her hand. Probably she has got it from "Socialdemokraterne" (a dansih political party), they were "active" in the streets of Roskilde that day.
From Lützhøfts Købmandgård you can see Roskilde by carriage - here are a group returning after the tour. Reholt has removed the "one-wheeler" from its usual position to signal "no parking" in the yard.
I am living between Roskilde and Køge, at the southern border of Roskilde municipality. Some days I go to Roskilde, some others to Køge. I have decided to expand this blog also to show photos from Køge.