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    Do dry German whites last?

    This great tasting, shown in two short films in Battle of the white giants - video, pitted the best mature dry German Rieslings against some rather…

    30 Apr 2009 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Videos

    Battle of the white giants - video

    The day after the tasting of Great dry Rieslings, David Schildknecht and I moved on to another table, in this case groaning with good food and a…

    30 Apr 2009 Jancis Robinson
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    Great dry Rieslings 2002-2007

    Last Thursday night, the night before the breakfast filmed in German opener, I took part in a thoroughly revealing blind tasting of five top dry…

    29 Apr 2009 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Don't quote me

    Germany 3, Rest of the World 0

    A funny thing happened at the Riesling Master Tasting I was asked to host at Vinitaly a week ago. It taught me a valuable lesson. Because of…

    14 Apr 2009 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Tasting articles

    German v NZ Rieslings

    The following notes were taken from two consecutive tastings in London last week to which I was despatched while Jancis and Julia tried to keep up…

    20 Jan 2009 Richard Hemming MW
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    Italian Rieslings - the tasting notes

    The following 18 Italian Rieslings were shown at the recent Riselingfest  in Alto Adige described here.  ( Pretty picture of very ripe Riesling…

    28 Nov 2008 Walter Speller
  • Article Inside information

    Riesling in Italy

    An ambitious tasting of Italian Rieslings held in Alto Adige on 8 Nov showed that Italy needs to focus on terroir if it wants to pick up the German…

    28 Nov 2008 Walter Speller
  • Article Inside information

    A new Riesling clone for US

    From Jim Trezise, the Energizer Bunny director of the New York Wine and Grape Foundation, comes word that a new Riesling clone was released last week…

    13 Oct 2008 Linda Murphy
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    Trimbach's great Rieslings back to 1971

    In my recent coverage of Alsace’s 2007s, both the tasting notes and the overview, I promised I’d publish tasting notes on a vertical of the two great…

    19 Sep 2008 Jancis Robinson
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    Grosse Gewächse 2007

    German wine specialist Michael Schmidt very kindly offered to share with us his tasting notes taken at the official launch of the top German wines of…

    8 Sep 2008 Michael Schmidt
  • Article Free for all

    Riesling sweetness scale launched

    The International Riesling Foundation has just launched its proposed Riesling Taste Profile, a graphic they would like to see on back labels of…

    8 Sep 2008 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Free for all

    Riesling Rules – a free online book

    Pacific Rim, the Washington state Riesling specialist, has just launched the first edition of a truly charming booklet – and it’s not often I say that…

    22 Aug 2008 Jancis Robinson
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    Riesling Rendezvous

    Lisa Shara Hall, based in Oregon, is senior editor of Wine Business Monthly, author of Wines of the Pacific Northwest, and a longstanding Riesling…

    4 Aug 2008 Guest contributor
  • Article Tasting articles

    Crawford River Riesling back to 1989

    If ever we needed proof that, rain willing, there are still myriad suitable vineyard sites to discover in the vast land mass of Australia, Crawford…

    25 Jul 2008 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Tasting articles

    Century of Riesling - the tasting notes

    This tasting at Schloss Johannisberg proved the greatness of Riesling. I will describe more of the background to it on Saturday.The tasting notes…

    18 Jun 2008 Jancis Robinson