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world's best wines

Objectively speaking, there is no such thing as the "best wine", or rather, one has to define the assessment criteria used for this. Even if one were to take the ratings of all competent wine guides and select a best from the average, that would only be statistics. But one can ask the question differently: What is the best or preferred wine for which occasion, in which company, in which mood and in which place? In a restaurant by candlelight, in a beach café with a view of the sea and the starry sky, with business friends after the conclusion of a contract, in front of a flickering fireplace in intimate togetherness, with fish, at a barbecue, at a wine tavern (Buschenschank), after a walk, on the third rainy day in Tuscany or on the 50th wedding anniversary. Everyone knows the phenomenon of the holiday wine, where, for example, a Retsina in Greece tasted excellent with the hearty local dishes, but with the bottles taken home the holiday mood could not and could not be repeated. Of course, individual wines have achieved worldwide fame because of their outstanding quality. See on this topic under:

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