Tag Archives: Riesling

A Whites only evening

It’s unusual to go to a wine tasting where it is a red free zone, but that’s what Alistair Stewart of Richard Granger Fine Wines decided for an evening of aromatic white wines, showing a selection of Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, … Continue reading

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Tonight’s Tipple – Aussie Riesling

After a couple of disappointing whites recently a mid-week wine was called for that could be relied on to deliver, and Tim Adam’s 2006 Clare Valley Riesling proved up the the task. This wine was bought for £9.99 in May … Continue reading

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Die Riesling Manufaktur

Johannes Schmitz isn’t your typical Moselian, his Rebenhof winery on the southern edge of Ürzig is testimony to that. In contrast to an otherwise traditional Mosel village his glass, steel and concrete monument to the 21st Century proudly pronounces the … Continue reading

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Smiling Gods

A red and a white are the usual sacrifices to the Gods of the weekend, and this time the Dieties of rest and relaxation were smiling down on me with both wines a notch above the usual tipples. White is … Continue reading

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Mosel Meanderings

Day 1: Myself, a South African and a brand new BMW 112d (thanks Europcar!!) headed out of Wetzlar, Germany on a sunny Friday afternoon and headed east for the Mosel with a 600km limit on the rental car and a … Continue reading

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