THE 3 TOP PICKS OF THE WEEKEND:​ OUTSTANDING DRY RIESLING FROM GERMANY

Riesling was born in the Rhine wine region of Germany where the first reference to the wine was made in 1435.  Nowadays, Germany is the country producing the highest concentration of world-class Rieslings. Its cool continental climate determines a slow ripening of grapes and high levels of acidity of the wines. Wines made from Riesling […]

GRAPE VARIETY:​ FOCUS ON GEWÜRZTRAMINER

Gewürztraminer is an aromatic wine grape variety with the particularity to have a pink to red skin color, giving a golden color to the white wine.  This variety has high natural sugar, which gives a white wine, usually off-dry, tends to be full-bodied with a rich oily texture, low to medium acidity and high alcohol. […]

GRAPE VARIETY ​: FOCUS ON RIESLING

Riesling is the most widely planted grape variety in Germany. The variety expresses itself differently from region to region and even from vineyard to vineyard due to the variation in the climate and soils. Flavors can range from delicate and floral to a richer peachy fruit character and wines can range from bone dry to […]