Twelve Answers to the Question: Why Riesling?

  Why do wine lovers get so excited about Riesling? Why is Riesling so hot (and so cool) right now? Why is Riesling so great with food?   These are all excellent questions. Here are some answers, from our Riesling … continued

Happy Summer of Riesling!

Don’t worry, there’s still plenty of Summer of Riesling left! But while you’re making Riesling memories of your own, we thought you’d enjoy these mid-season pics from various events. Cheers!        

New York Times’ Eric Asimov on Dry Rieslings

  Kudos to New York Times wine writer Eric Asimov for his recent article ‘The Sweet Surprise of Dry Rieslings.” Some of our favorite quotes from his article: “This rare versatility, which permits riesling to beautifully express styles ranging from … continued

Pinot Noir Lovers: Are You Ready for IPNC?

The International Pinot Noir Celebration in McMinnville, Oregon (USA), is…as wine expert Jancis Robinson says…”One of the most enjoyable wine weekends in the world.” Set amid the backdrop of Oregon’s beautiful wine country, the three-day event will run July 25-27. … continued

Photos from the June Summer of Riesling Kick-off Tour

In June, Erni Loosen and his merry band of winemakers did a tour of Boston, Chicago and New York to help kick off Summer of Riesling and celebrate the publication of Riesling expert Stuart Pigott’s new book: “Best White Wine … continued

Prepare for the Riesling Invasion of Portland, Oregon!

Get ready, Portland Riesling lovers, because the Invasion is coming! On Saturday, July 19th, 39 wineries will converge on the Olympic Mills Building and pour — are you ready for this — 100 different Rieslings! And if tasting 100 Rieslings isn’t … continued

Ernst Loosen at Pearl & Ash in NYC

Here’s a pic of Erni and the Summer of Riesling kick-off gang at Pearl & Ash in New York, along with wine media luminaries Howard Goldberg (Decanter), Tara Thomas (Wine & Spirits), Anna Lee Iijima (Wine Enthusiast), and Dana Nigro … continued

NYC June 21 Dinner at Public Restaurant Menu Revealed!

  Oh…they had us at “Hamachi crudo with young coconut, shiso, wasabi tobiko, and vanilla coconut water.” Paired, of course, with 2012 Robert Weil Riesling Trocken (dry). If you’ve been on the fence about attending the June 21 Riesling dinner … continued

An Open Letter from the Riesling Overlord

Dear Wine-Serving Establishments… Please note this special appeal from Paul Grieco, Riesling Overlord and founder of Summer of Riesling.  We hope you’ll participate. Summer of Riesling is now a worldwide event, so you’ll be in good company. Dear Riesling lovers…We … continued

New York Riesling Week 2014 Events

Summer of Riesling is kicking off this year with an amazing line-up of events in New York City! Erni Loosen and others from the Dr. Loosen team will be on hand at many of these events, as will Chateau Ste. … continued

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