The remnants of our two-hour Riesling master class with Paul Grieco and Stuart Pigott today for the full staff of Hearth & Terroir. 25 Rieslings. Awesome. The 7th (and final) Summer of Riesling is coming…
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So, we drank some grape juice today. 41 different wines, all from the same, magical grape. I’ll give you one guess… Germany to Austria, Alsace to Canada, and the Finger Lakes to Australia and New Zealand. For the next 94 days, shit. Is. ON. SOR 2012 begins.
Riesling Spätlese Feinherb, Leiwener Laurentiuslay, St Urbans-Hof, 2008. Happy Holidays, everyone.
(I took this picture on June 13, 2011 at 12:52 pm) The town of Piesport lies in the Mittlemosel subregion of the Mosel wine region in Germany (you can see the white chapel at the town’s center in the far-left side of the picture). Here, the Mosel river’s walls rise up to 200 meters (700 feet) in some […]
Tonight, I finally caught up on my Tour de France 2011 footage. Watching Cadel Evans fly by the Arc De Triomphe on the way to becoming the first Australian to win the Tour was a moving sight. (It was further enhanced by a couple of German friends left over from the Summer of Riesling concert: […]
Rüdesheim is a wine town. Surrounded by vineyards and perched at the banks of the Rhine River, it is spectacular to see. For two nights, we sat on our hotel balcony watching the boats pass and the sun set over the water (and a ridiculous amount of trains, tracks and barges rumble past–the Rhine is, […]
Well, looky looky, we’ve got ourselves a good ol’ bar crawl. That’s right, folks, we (the lunatics of Terroir Wine Bar) have cooked up a new venture for this year’s Summer of Riesling and brought along some of our Riesling-loving friends. Get in on the action and all-hail the greatest wine grape known to man. […]
Riesling Auslese, Erdener Treppchen, C.H. Berres, 1996, Mosel, Germany (8.0% alc) You want complexity? You want range of flavor? You want your tongue slapped around like a rag doll and taken on a journey? Then you want some Riesling. The noblest of the nobles that many still haven’t discovered, Rieslings can range from bone dry […]
On a brisk November day, after a two-hour selection gala, Marlies Dumbsky, the 22-year-old winemaker from Volkach, rose victorious and placed the tiara upon her head as she was deemed the 60th German Wine Queen. And now, her world tour begins… For one night only, we at Terroir wine bar found ourselves in the blessed […]