Alsace Riesling and friends
1 May 2013 by Richard Hemming
I have always had a soft spot for Alsace wine, and my first visit to the region in 2010 cemented that affection. However, keeping that affection going has not been the easiest task in the UK. Alsace wine all too often tends to be a rare or non-existent item in such a competitive, crowded market. This is a particular shame because Alsace can offer a range of styles at great value prices. However, it seems that fashion trumps style and price - and Alsace is sadly not in fashion. I was therefore delighted to reacquaint myself with almost 40 of Alsace's most compelling wines at a recent London tasting, in advance of judging the...

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