Why Australian Riesling deserves more attention. Tasting notes of fourteen Rieslings from the "Australia: Next Chapter" event.
Global warming continues to have a strong effect on the ripening grapes. To a point where perhaps the character of the wines will change dramatically.
Last week I had the opportunity to taste fine Austrian wines as part of the "#biodynamics" winechat on Twitter. With one of Austria's leading biodynamic winegrowers.
Austria boasts with a continuous rise of its wine export - especially in the premium wine segment.
No matter how many books one reads about wine—nothing trumps the rewards that can be get from listening to the people who make wine.
When the protagonist in Shakespeare's Henry V speaks of the "excess of wine that set him on" we don't know if the wine in question was English. Probably not. Although wine was made in England even before Shakespeare.
Der Kellermeister left his damp cellar in order to become a tweeting part of the social network, sharing his thoughts on six Rieslings from the Finger Lakes.
The large crowds at the second annual NY Drinks NY Grand Tasting cemented the popularity of New York wines. A fact that not even New Yorkers can deny any longer.
Last week I had the opportunity to taste 40 Rieslings of the 2012 vintage from 16 different wineries in the Finger Lakes.
There are people who have but one idea: that wine must be dumbed down in order to be understood by the masses, no matter how complex it is.
For David Schildknecht, the prolific wine critic of the The Wine Advocate, to say that he was "pretty much ignorant about wine" he must go back in time more than 30 years, which is what he does in an illuminating podcast.
Howard G. Goldberg describes Roman Roth's 2010 Virgin Berry Riesling "the finest Long Island dry riesling".