Yes, Riesling really is back
Nigel Blundell of Siegel Wines, one of the UK's most active importers of fine German wine with such names as Dönnhoff, Gunderloch, Leitz, Loosen, and J L Wolf reports that their sales of 2002s into the British wine trade are 200 per cent higher than their very successful sales of 2001s so far. 'For the last few years we have been sending out an en-primeur offer to the trade in the hope that they will bite, but now more importantly, so that I can reserve wines for them with the growers before they are all sold to America! I seem to send the list earlier and earlier and this year it went out mid May.' Referring to my recent...
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