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PASCO, Wash. — My annual trek to the Pacific Northwest in late October always is an enjoyable one, even though it involves some dedicated work: three days of judging wine. Under normal circumstances, three full days like this can be tiresome, not… Want to read more? If you’re already a subscriber, welcome back – you may … Continue reading “The Platinum”
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(Commentator’s note: Those misguided souls who think price relates to quality may find that there is a curious disconnect in the Tasting Notes below. Some of these wines are low-priced. This does not mean the quality is less than Exceptional. They ha… Want to read more? If you’re already a subscriber, welcome back – you may … Continue reading “Tasting Notes”
We have talked often about the importance of pH to the wine-aging process, as well as that many red wine makers seem not to give a hoot about such issues since the majority of people do not age wine anyway. But with white wines, extremely low pHs … Want to read more? If you’re already … Continue reading “The Vital Importance of pH in Aging”
Importer Rudi Wiest knows as much about German wine, especially Riesling, as any American and his most recent experience wasn’t exactly a shock, but it was worth relating. Rudi routinely samples Rieslings that he will be bringing into the United S… Want to read more? If you’re already a subscriber, welcome back – you may login … Continue reading “Oxidizing Riesling”