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2011 Wittman Riesling Trocken – Review

By Duane Pemberton Winery website: www.weingutwittmann.de/en Price: $45 Why does Germany “own” Riesling? Well outside of having a sublime climate for this amazing grape, it also has wineries like Wittman that have been around far longer than we’ve been a country. Established in 1663, Wittman is a family-owned and family-run winery which has been producing biodynamic […]

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2009 Hans Lang Wisselbrunnen Riesling – Review

By Duane Pemberton Winery website: http://www.weingut-hans-lang.eu/ Price: $23 Hans Lang produces wines in the Hattenheim on the Rheingau – this modestly priced riesling that plays well with food and is one you should seek out if you’re relatively new to German riesling. Nose: Apple-flavored chalk dust with nice notes of minerality, green apples, lemon drop and pear. […]

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2009 Dr Pauly Bergweller Riesling Kabinett – Review

By Duane Pemberton Winery website:  http://pauly-bergweiler.com When it comes to making world-class riesling, there is no other region more renown for that varietal than Germany. It’s history of producing the best rieslings around stem back for centuries – it’s difficult for anyone to compete with that pedigree and know-how. Dr. Peter Pauly’s history goes back […]

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2008 Schloss Reinhartshausen old vines Riesling – Review

By Duane Pemberton Winery website: http://www.schloss-reinhartshausen.de Schloss Reinhartshausen is a castle winery in Germany that has been producing wines wines 1337. It’s in the heart of the Rheingau district which is widely known to have some of the world’s most transcededent white wines. Wines from this region are often referred to as the Kings of […]

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German Rieslings Rock

Just in time for Thanksgiving come a couple of extra food-friendly rieslings from Germany that definitely bring their game-face. Most reasonable wine lovers I know of don’t really care so much where a good wine comes from in as much as they care about good wine at a reasonable price. In that regard, the wine […]

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A pair of 2007 German Rieslings

It should go without saying that Germany produces some of the finest white wines in the world and has been doing so longer than we’ve been a country. Its history in making great white wines is often reflected in the quality of juice that comes from many of its top regions.  Two wineries that have […]

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