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A surprise finale to Richard Hemming’s JR.com Riesling blind tasting – a classically-styled Beerenauslese (albeit more fruit-forward), but from South Africa. Nicely-balanced acidity and …

This was in our First Year Assessment: a cryo-extracted sweet Marlborough Riesling… So I needed to retaste it and understand why it was (apparently) …

The way to balance a whopping 244 g/L sugar? 11.5 g/L acidity! Quite a stunning wine in the sense of its balance at such …

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

A brief white interlude from a POTG dinner with Etienne Hugel. This was a mature, balanced, quality Riesling. From the Schönenbourg Grand Cru. Deep …

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

A bit of an exam curiosity, this one. Made by cutting the canes on ripening Riesling bunches, so that they shrivel and concentrate the …

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 …

A lovely, and perhaps even inspiring example of a ripe, rich Austrian Riesling from a great producer. Pale gold colour, with an initial spritz …