Developments in Rieslingland
15 Nov 2010 by Jancis Robinson
22 Dec - There is  news of a ceasefire in the war between the Wachau growers' association and Gritsch, the grower who precipitated the case over usage of the terms Smaragd etc referred to below.    Last week's inaugural International Riesling Symposium at Schloss Reinhartshausen in the Rheingau seemed to be a huge success. The 200 invited participants were entertained and enriched by a series of talks, including a speech from Purple pager David Schildknecht on, inter alia, his concerns about the straitjacket of Grosses and Erstes Gewächs regulations (a topic addressed in some detail in our Members' forum ) and...

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