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Beer is very well-suited to almost any dish that you can think of. Pairing barrel-aged beers with food is a whole different story, but that is exactly what a recent pairing event in the Netherlands was all about.
The German city of Stuttgart is about a 5.5 hour drive from Amsterdam. You really are in a different world. Contributing writer Martijn Buisman was in town for two days and checked out some beer hot spots.
There is a growing number of registered PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) wine regions in the Netherlands. This registration system has been set up by the European Union to protect regional products. Ambt-Delden is one of them and received its PDO-status in 2019.
Karonis Distilleries is a Greek distillery just outside Nafplio, that dates back to 1869. Ouzo, Tsipouro and Masticha are produced here by the fifth generation of this family-owned business.
Only a handful of winemakers in the Netherlands dare to produce natural wines. Dutch family winery Domein Aldenborgh dares to do so in the utmost southern part of the province of Limburg.
Baxbier Brewery was founded in 2014 and has become an established name in Groningen. Their slogan is “Seriously playful”. They take beer very seriously but love to experiment with different ideas and concepts.
Stokerij Sculte is a small craft distillery that produces Dutch Single Malt Whisky and other spirits. It is located in a former monastry in Ootmarsum in the region Twente, close to the German border and was founded by Gerard Velthuis.