May 21, 2019
We sip locally sourced LSM Mystika Wermut and discuss a trip to the hospital ER in beautiful Leipzig.
On this episode, we are drinking LSM Mystika Wermut - For this aperitif, LSM combines sparkling silvaner grapes with aromatic traminer grapes from their winemaking friends Bohme & Daughter from the Saale-Unstrut wine-growing region, refined with herb-flowery potent vermouth, mugwort and citrus fruit as well as herbs. The product is a harmoniously complex vermouth wine with fresh fruit finish!
The Leipziger Spirituosen Manufaktur, a young Leipzig company,
stands for uncompromising quality, sustainable raw materials and
artisan art. All their products are hand-crafted with the aim of
sourcing all raw materials from sustainable and regional sources -
out of conviction. Sophisticated production methods and great
attention to detail make their spirits a special taste experience,
developed and produced from a combination of passion and
Matthew has an Immersive ER Experience - Following a rainy morning bike accident, Matthew made his first visit to a German hospital and received a taste of what the Healthcare system in Leipzig has to offer. Together, they discuss the differences between health insurance and actual healthcare in the USA versus Europe and the difficulties and adventures in accessing facilities as an immigrant.
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