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Two Rieslings from Schloss Schönborn as the “Summer of Riesling” winds down

2009 Schloss Schönborn Estate 2009 Schloss Schönborn Hattenheimer Pfaffenberg As the Summer of Riesling winds down and fall is merely days away, I thought I would write about two more enchanting German Rieslings. I found these two selections from Schloss Schönborn side by side at the Whole Foods on River Street in Cambridge.  Both were […]

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Celebrating the last day of “31 Days of Riesling” with 2009 Weingut Josef Leitz Eins Zwei Dry Riesling

Johannes Leitz of Weingut Josef Leitz has been described as being part of the vanguard of new German winemakers, a small group that seems to understand what will make Riesling successful in the United States – that is to produce Rieslings in a dry style and to design the packaging and marketing so as to […]

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Wine of the Week: 2010 Urban Riesling Qualitätswein Mosel (A Nik. Weis Selection)

Inspired by Wines of Germany’s “31 days of German Riesling,” this week’s selection is another lovely German Riesling. As I tasted the Urban Riesling, the image that came to mind was that of one of my favorite desserts – a baked golden delicious apple stuffed with yellow raisins. While the wine may be missing the […]

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Wine of the Week: 2009 Schloss Vollrads Rheingau Riesling Qualitätswein

Wines of Germany has declared July as the month of “31 days of German Riesling,” and really what could be better in the middle of summer than this lovely and aromatic wine. German Rieslings tend to be low in alcohol, but full of flavor, so you can enjoy an extra glass without having to pay […]

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