If you’re wine-tasting on the Moselle River:
In a beautiful park setting in Saarland, the schizophrenic region that can’t decide whether it’s part of France or Germany, chef Klaus Erfort has earned three Michelin stars updating classics like venison, which he pairs with sherry and morels. Fish like turbot served with sautéed totani (squid) is especially good, thanks to the Saarbrücken fish market. Sommelier Jérôme Pourchère oversees a list of about 550 wines, somewhat predictably strong on France and Germany.
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