Category Archives: Austria

The Terroirists Are Coming!

The €œReturn to Terroir€ tasting came to Washington this week, courtesy of the French Wine Society. It wasn€™t as big a tasting as in New York the day before, but I only had to find parking along Reservoir Rd., not … Continue reading

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Gobelsburger Riesling 2007, $20

I’ll admit it – I’m a fan of dry Riesling. Sure, I like the sweet ones, too, but a good, crisp dry Riesling can be just as thrilling as an unctuous, honeyed nectar of a late harvest wine. The problem … Continue reading

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The Green Revolution

Wine is going green. Like many of us trying to shrink our “carbon footprints” by using less electricity, recycling, or driving hybrid cars, the wine industry is becoming increasingly earth-friendly. At the Fair Lakes Whole Foods Market in Fairfax, Va., … Continue reading

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The Perfect Grill Red?

This time of year, when the heat and humidity seem to suck the very life force through our pores, the last thing we need is a big bruiser of a red wine to do the same thing. This is the … Continue reading

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