Blog Posts - Riesling



Niagara Wine Festival Review 2016 - Day 1 of 2

The first day of my 2-day visit to Niagara for the annual Grape & Wine Festival was on September 17. We visited 4 wineries on this day, two in Twenty Valley and two in Niagara-on-the-Lake.Our first stop was at Magnotta Winery to whet our appetite...

FRESH Wines for the Holidays

Tonight's wine reviews are a pair of wines from the FRESH brand produced by Diamond Estates.The focus on FRESH is about fun, creative wines for wine drinkers who want to explore and try something different. The two wines reviewed below fit into the b...

Mike Weir Limited Edition Riesling 2014 (Niagara) - Wine Review

Sweet wines are ideal for pairing with fiery Indian curries. To match the Chicken Madras that's on the menu tonight at Chez Megz, I elected to open up this off-dry Riesling from Niagara's Mike Weir Winery.This wine was tasted and picked up at the win...

Niagara New Vintage Wine Festival Review 2016 - Day 2

After a very satisfying Niagara New Vintage Wine Festival experience on Saturday, expectations were raised for Sunday's visit to wineries mostly in Niagara-on-the-Lake. In all, we ended up visiting 7 different wineries on Sunday, a few of which were...

Ferdie’s Food Lab – Supper Club

The Foodie Boys have tired of the restaurant scene of late. “A table for two please.” “Do you have a reservation?” “No.” That sort of thing. Boring. No! Calm down! Be still your beating dicks/fannys. That doesn’t mean our days of bloggi...
by FoodieBoys on Aug 23, 2016

2016 Leo Buring Clare Valley Dry Riesling

UP with the world's best Rieslings,a great example from the Clare Valley.#winewednesdayCLARE RIESLING UP WITH WORLD'S BESTDavid EllisTHE Clare Valley is the undeniable home of Australian Riesling, the first vines being planted there well over 150 yea...
by Vintnews on Aug 21, 2016

VINTAGES Release August 20: Trends + Germany

The August 20 VINTAGES Release will be on LCBO shelves this Saturday and features wines trending upwards as its main theme, while the secondary theme is a small selection of German wines. The local feature has a fine selection of wines from Prince Ed...

Ontario's Southwest City Fare 2016

In my continuing series of wines tasted in May, I had the opportunity to attend the 2nd annual Ontario's Southwest City Fare that was put on by the iYellow Wine Club. This food and wine event was held at 99 Sudbury and spanned two rooms - the 99 Gall...

Top Riesling - Wines of Germany Tasting 2016

The next post in my continuing series of wine tastings in May is the Riesling & Co. Wines of Germany tasting that was held in mid-May at the Arcadian Loft on Bay Street.This event tends to be one of my favourite tastings of the year because I lov...

Domaine Haegi Riesling Grand Cru Zotzenberg 2013

Aún pitan levemente mis oídos después de un vuelo a Alemania, mejor decir Baviera, con el que busqué una pequeña desconexión del blog ; no suelo estar acostumbrado a estar rodeado de gente que adora mas al dios de la cerveza que al bueno de Dio...
by Bodega Ateneo on Jul 5, 2016

Top Wines from Savour Australia Wine Tasting - May 2016

This mid-May tasting titled "Savour Australia" featured wines from about 25 wineries and was held in a compact room at George Restaurant on Queen Street East. At times, the room felt very small due to the high number of people in attendance. Overall,...

Tim Adams 2010 Clare Valley Reserve Riesling

A CLARE VALLEY Riesling to think about withfresh-shucked oysters now, or not againuntil 2036 – and, yes, that is 20 years away.ONE TO NOTE:  TIM ADAMS believes that Rieslings from the Clare Valley are most enjoyable when drunk young and zesty,...
by Vintnews on May 25, 2016

Reinhold Haart Haart to Heart Piesport Riesling 2013 (Mosel) - Wine Review

Tonight's wine is this lovely Piesport Riesling that was picked up last year when it was released into VINTAGES on July 11th.Surprisingly, there are still a few bottles of this delicious wine available at the LCBO.Tasting Note:REINHOLD HAART HAART TO...

Riesling-Raspberry Syrup

YIELD: 1/2 CUP Riesling is a relatively sweet white wine native to Germany. For this recipe, make sure the Riesling you purchase is sweet. If you have a drier wine, the amount of sugar may... The post Riesling-Raspberry Syrup appeared fi...
by Know Recipes on Mar 16, 2016

Stage Door 2015 The Green Room Riesling - Eden Valley

HERE'S a great partner for crabcakes and other seafoods.FLEDGLING LABEL A STERLING PERFORMERDavid EllisTHE unusually named Stage Door Wine Co in South Australia's Eden Valley was given the moniker by owner Graeme Thredgold who founded the exceptional...
by Vintnews on Mar 7, 2016

3 Premium Australian White Wine Varieties

Image from 123RF In last month’s blog, we went through and discussed the major red wine varieties in Australia, many of which are grown right here in NSW’s central west. There are avid wine drinkers that have a strong preference for either white...
by Taste Canowindra Blog on Feb 8, 2016

Ziraldo Riesling Icewine Tasting

In September, as part the Senhora Do Convento wine tasting, I had the pleasure of meeting Donald Ziraldo and his wife Victoria to taste their latest Riesling Icewine. Mr. Ziraldo and his business partner/winemaker Karl Kaiser were the founders of Inn...

Colio Méthode Cuve Close Lily Sparkling (Ontario) - Wine Review

After spending the whole day outdoors under a beaming sun at The Ex, it was nice to come home in the evening and open this chilled bubbly. Tonight's wine is a nice sparkling wine that you will enjoy if you prefer your bubbly with some sweetness.This...

Niagara New Vintage Wine Festival 2015: Day ONE Review

During the weekend of June 20th and 21st, I was in Niagara taking in the 19th Annual New Vintage Festival. As part of the weekend's festivities, I enjoyed culinary creations using the first produce of the season, locally sourced ingredients and paire...

31 Days of German Riesling: Media Wine Tasting + Contest

On Monday, July 13th, I was thrilled to attend a media exclusive tasting at the iYellow Wine Cave to celebrate The 31 Days of German Riesling.In all there were 8 German Rieslings available for tasting, including a Sparkling Riesling. There were also...


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