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Monthly Archives: May 2012
As noted in my associated post , the main theme of this tutored tasting was to demonstrate the age worthiness of great German wines. Overall, the guidelines were 20 years (optimistically speaking) for the dry Rieslings, 10+ years for well-structured, … Continue reading
One question I am asked perhaps more than any is “how long can a wine age?” Of course, the answer is that it depends on the wine in question, but if the IMW(NA)-VDP Ageworthy German Wine seminar proved anything, it’s … Continue reading
Balance, like Justice and Equality, is often more aspiration than reality. That was one conclusion I reached following the “In Pursuit of Balance,” tasting I attended recently in NYC. Conceived by Rajat Parr and Jasmine Hirsch, the notion is to … Continue reading
I keep hearing talk that California Pinot Noirs are “evolving,” and I might agree, but again, that nebulous term states neither what they were nor what they’re evolving into. Two tastings recently in New York City offered perspective to this … Continue reading