Happy New Year! Thank you for your readership. Summary of some good wines, and resolutions for 2013.
Alsace wines are improving. Notably they are becoming drier.
Ettore Germano: always asking questions and seeking answers.
Good wine, but I’m happy it’s gone.
The wines of Andrzej Greszta, Polish vintner on the Mosel and his incredible story.
A 16-year-old sweet Riesling Auslese that tastes like a 4-year-old dry.
In four vintages Elisabeth Pichler and Erich Krutzler have risen from zero to the status of undisputed stars. Meet Austria’s hottest double name.
Spätlese feinherb: not something you’d remotely look forward to, yet this 2006 from Schubert is just a stunning Riesling.
Some nice festive drinking.
I’ve spent a week on the Garda Lake last September, exploring the region’s wines and foods. Blessed with hundreds of thousands of affluent tourists each year, the Garda produces predominantly […]