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Top German Rieslings from the 2005 vintage: 22 wines tasted blind

2005 struck me as a good year for some 22 top German dry Rieslings tasted in Berlin on 27 November 2011. But also a good example to indicate the difference between fine dry Burgundy and fine dry German Riesling. Let’s face it. Dry in German can mean a bit sweet, at least for tasters like […]

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29 fine to sublime from 2009: dry German Rieslings tasted blind

          25 September 2010. Berlin. I was invited by wine and food enthusiast Martin Zwick, where he gathered other tasters, including professional wine merchants, journalists, bloggers  and the well-known German winemaker Hans Oliver Spanier. The occasion was the ‘Berlin Riesling Cup’ when we tasted 29 grand cru Rieslings from the 2009 […]

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