Allot about wine — Riesling

What's your favourite wine? Here's mine.

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What's your favourite wine? Here's mine.
When someone asks me what my favourite wine is, I often go, "hrrmm". But certainly, of my favourite wines, the Win Win Riesling has got to be up there.

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Recipe: Wonderful Tarragon Summer Salad & Riesling

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Recipe: Wonderful Tarragon Summer Salad & Riesling
My go-to recipe for a summer salad favourite; a tarragon, feta and grape salad.

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Trim-Bach, Mozart & Dowland

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Trim-Bach, Mozart & Dowland
When these guys started making wine, Bach hadn't been born yet, nor had Mozart, or his grandparents! Wow.

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Producer profile: Geil and their Riesling

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Way back in 2011, a group of us went on a wine trip to the south of Germany to visit wineries, and the first winery we visited was Geil.  We were hosted by Johann and his wife, Elizabeth and it was a really lovely lunch a really interesting tasting. It was the first time any of us had really tried any quality wines from the Rheinhessen. They're based in the town of Bechtheim where they've had vines growing  since the 1780s, and indeed before, but that was when the law decreed that it had to be a delineated area. Geil have...

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Wine 101: Sweetness

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Along with articles on tannin and acidity as the main characters in wine, this time we're talking about sweetness.

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