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Riesling

[signed by Hans-Joseph Becker, owner-winemaker, in 2008] The first of 4 whites (followed by 4 reds) at Planet of the Grapes’ blind tasting night …

Continuing the New Year resolution, the lads at Planet of the Grapes suggested this as something interesting. Overall, this is definitely well-made… BUT, the …

Found this in Jerusalem restaurant-bar when choosing the wine for our Optimor Christmas lunch in 2006. My first Zind Humbrecht and I finally get …

Another of Dad’s, and a very interesting showing from a big Chilean producer, of the potential Chile has for less conventional varieties. Whilst I …

Another wine courtesy of Steve Otterburn. I still haven’t had The Dead Arm Shiraz for which d’Arenberg is most renowned, but this is a …

Initially another creamy vanilla opening on the nose, but this rapidly opened-up into white flower notes – acacia honey. Then a combination of lime …

There are 1,368 commercially-grown grape varieties documented in the above great tome. I will never taste them all, but I have tasted a fair …

Neophysics: n. the scientific process of being a neophyte OK, so I invented a word. It came to me during my first experience of …

I first encountered Ettore Germano as one of the Barolo brands stocked by Planet of the Grapes, and I had enjoyed their riper, more …

A few kilometres South of La Morra, in the commune of Barolo, is the G. D. Vajra winery. Most recognised for their Bricco delle …