GRAPE VARIETY:​ FOCUS ON RIESLING

Riesling is an aromatic white wine grape variety of German origin. Riesling grape is characterized by its green skin, round shape, and moderate size. The flavour and sweetness or dryness of Riesling depending on the climate, vineyard location and soil, and production methods. It’s grown in Germany, France, Austria, Australia, New Zealand, The U.S. and […]

WINE TRAVEL: Exploring The Finger Lakes AVA, New York State

The Finger Lakes AVA is an American Viticultural Area located in Upstate New York. It’s centred  around four main lakes: Canandiauga, Keuka, Seneca and Cayuga, each of them boasts of its own unique viticulture characteristics lending to unique flavour profiles. The deep lakes help to moderate the local microclimate. Stored heat is released from the […]

WINE PAIRING: Chicken soba noodle salad with Riesling

If you’re wondering what to drink with noodles you need to think about the way they’re cooked and what flavours they have. Chicken Soba noodle salad, which we’ve chosen for today, consists of Japanese noodles made from buckwheat flour, poached ginger chicken and some fresh vegetables. It’s often served with Goma dressing, which is a […]

WINE LEGEND: G-MAX RIESLING 2009

“If I had to choose one wine to show how great dry German Riesling can be I would choose a Keller Riesling.” – Jancis Robinson Weingut Keller is an esteemed German wine producer located in the Rheinhessen, Dalsheim. The estate is best known for its range of dry Riesling wines, led by G-Max Riesling. The […]

WINE PAIRING: PASTA FRUTTI DI MARE AND RIESLING

What about pasta ai Frutti di Mare for your dinner tonight? If so, what might be better than a glass of refreshing Riesling with it? It will definitely help to improve the taste of the used ingredients for the sauce such as seafood, garlic, parsley and olive oil. Today we suggest you the gold winner […]

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 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 […]