The Great Riesling Revolution


Tam writes  Soon after Jancis and Michael's recent Riesling fest at the Weinbörse, Richard and I seized the chance to compare Rieslings from a range of different sources at The Great Riesling Revolution tasting in London last month. We made our way to the bright, spacious Royal Horticultural Halls to taste Rieslings from three classic Old World regions famous for their Rieslings, and one New World one. 

It is, of course, impossible to draw definitive conclusions from just 119 wines, 38 producers and four countries. But in my task of tasting the examples from New Zealand and Austria I found...