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Good to understand the Nahe, side-by-side with the Mosel, without a corked wine! That’ll be the screwcap then… The key differences from a Mosel …

The most interesting of Year 2’s neutral whites line-up, and also one of the riper. From Horst Sauer, who is apparently one of the …

The last, and weirdest, of my Hors Concours case from the WSET. I finally got round to opening it ‘just because’. It was definitely …

[To Tim Jackson – thank you for joining us this evening and for all your questions and sharing your impressions. Good luck with your …

After and interesting comparison of the Baden co-op’s Pinots Blanc, Gris and Noir (oak vs. steel), the organisers brought out some quality extras. Franz …

Interesting to test this sequence of sweet Riesling styles from the same producer. Noteworthy that the Auslese only is vineyard specific. Clear botrytis progression …

Served to us blind in a line-up of 8 Rieslings, by Christina’s brother – all dry styles. This was the wine of the night …

A fitting way to end Book 4, with the final wine – and one of the wines of the night – from the Saturday …

[Label thrown away by over-keen houseguest!] An interesting one this, and a kind gift from Soeren: had never had Samtrot before. And it turns …

Really solid example of a well-balanced light, sweeter-style Mosel Riesling. Medium level of sweetness, but with a beautifully balanced streak of lemon acidity, and …