The German mulled wine

The German mulled wine

Glühwein, the German mulled wine, is a traditional drink during winter, especially around Christmas or Halloween. Actually the Glühwein is the most popular winter drink in Germany. The wine is usually prepared from heated red wine with different spices, such as cinnamon, vanilla, cloves, star aniseed, citrus and sugar. Some recipes may add fruits to the mulled wine. A cup of mulled wine is the perfect treat for cold winter days. This wine can be found in every Christmas market in Germa... [ read more ]

Hamburg’s cuisine

Hamburg’s cuisine

Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany and is often referred to as the Gateway to the World. That is because Hamburg is one of the busiest ports in Europe, but also because it is a city with a population of over 1.8 million people. Hamburg is an independent city-state and has been an international trade city for centuries. It is one of the most important harbours in the world. Hamburg’s cuisine is specific to the north side of Germany but also has some international influences. Most o... [ read more ]