Riesling

Wine of the Week: Smith-Madrone 2009 Riesling

April 8, 2011
Wine of the Week: Smith-Madrone 2009 Riesling

  The good news about the WOTW, Smith-Madrone 2009 Riesling, is that it’s a very nice wine. The bad news is that there isn’t a lot of it around, only 302 cases made. The wine, which was sent to me as a sample, has a suggested retail price of $27, and is a dry...
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Wine of the Week: J. Lohr Riesling

December 10, 2010
Wine of the Week: J. Lohr Riesling

It’s a funny thing how a theme will suddenly start to crop up in your life. I’ve been asking people about wine trends this week and getting a lot of answers with the word “riesling” in them. And, then, in my grocery store’s wine aisle yesterday I heard a couple discussing what wine they...
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