Tag: Riesling

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 8/30/20

Hello, and welcome to my periodic dig through the samples pile. I’m pleased to bring you the latest installment of

Maxmin Grunhauser Herrenberg Kabinett Label

Vinography Unboxed: Week of 8/2/20

Hello, and welcome to my periodic dig through the samples pile. I’m pleased to bring you the latest installment of

Brauneberger Juffer Vineyard

Vinography Unboxed: Week of 7/26/20

Hello, and welcome to my periodic dig through the samples pile. I’m pleased to bring you the latest installment of

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 7/19/20

Hello, and welcome to my periodic dig through the samples pile. I’m pleased to bring you the latest installment of

Flirting with the Ecstatic: The Wines of Nikolaihof, Austria

There are certain places in this world that feel as if they exist outside of time. Or perhaps they exist

From the Quiet Garden: The Wines of Pichler-Krutzler, Wachau, Austria

Winemaker Erich Krutzler has carried a lot of baggage in his life. At 46 he is still a relatively young

New Zealand and a Tale of Two Grapes

When you don’t have two thousand years of history proving which grapes grow best in your soils, how do you

2011 Tatomer “Paragon” Gruner Veltliner, Edna Valley

When you meet some winemakers, who are seemingly making a living at a pursuit borne entirely of passion, it’s hard

Treasure in the Hills: Tasting Oregon’s Rieslings

“Pssst. Hey buddy. Wanna taste some Riesling?” said the shadowy figure in the trench coat from behind a tree. I

Tatomer Wines: Current Releases

When you meet some winemakers, who are seemingly making a living at a pursuit borne entirely of passion, it’s hard

1971 J.J. Prum Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Auslese, Mosel, Germany

As you know, I think wine reviews should be more than just tasting notes and scores. They should be the

Book Review: Reading Between The Wines by Terry Theise

I can honestly say that of all the people in the wine world that hadn’t written books, the one I

2007 Smith Madrone Riesling, Spring Mountain District, Napa

There are more legends, stories, fairytales, and fables than anyone could count that all involve some guy up on a

Tasting Oregon Riesling…At the International Pinot Noir Celebration?

Adulterous. Maybe a little sneaky, and a tiny bit rebellious. There I was at the International Pinot Noir Celebration in

The Joy of Spätlese: Tasting the 2008 German and Austrian Vintage from Terry Theise

The wine world needs more people like Terry Theise, the man I call the Shakespeare of Terroir. It’s so easy

How Simple Should Wine Get?

As an advocate for wine, I try to help people enjoy wine more (or for the first time) in whatever

1990 Trimbach “Cuvee Frederic Emile” Riesling, Alsace

I can remember a time when the word “Alsace” only brought to mind dim memories of my 5th grade class