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We got off to an immediate tasting start as we went straight from Frankfurt airport to Rudesheim for a tasting at Weingut Leitz. Leitz have been a real success story of the Rheingau region and are flag bearers of top quality Riesling. Jan Schmidt conducted a fascinating tasting of six Rieslings with a great contrast…(Read More)

Vorsprung durch Riesling

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To coin a phrase, “advancement through Riesling”, could easily be applied to the German wine industry. I have waxed lyrical about Riesling many times and travelling to the Mosel, Pfalz and Rheingau only reinforces my passion for this grape. The huge bulk of production is dry and yet the old sweet stereotype persists. Quality is…(Read More)