Alsace - La Journée du Riesling
Alsace wine producers are feeling the pressure of competition from Germany's remodelled Rieslings and accordingly organised La Journée du Riesling, a big showing of many of the region's finest Rieslings in Colmar's exhibition centre earlier this month (see left). I was in heaven, as you can imagine, and describe the event in more detail in Rieslings from the other place . There were some truly exceptional wines and a few bargains. See my tasting notes below. One delightful aspect of the day's tasting was that, as one would expect in this gastronomic region, our stomachs were beautifully catered for by affineur Antony,...
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