Tag: Riesling

Made for Riesling: Thai yellow prawn curry

We asked our Head Chef Stewart Turner to come up with the perfect recipe to match off-dry Riesling: he came up with this sumptuous spicy prawn curry, inspired by the flavours of Bangkok I’m a real fan of Thai food (well, I’ve yet to meet a cuisine that I don’t like…), but Thai is more […]

In pursuit of purity

With a continuing eye on Riesling this month, we caught up with the doyen of Austrian wine, Willi Bründlmayer to talk favourite grapes and wine fads. Sophie Thorpe reports At the turn of the millennium, Decanter magazine named Willi Bründlmayer as one of the 50 people most likely to change the face of the world […]

Germany: the home of Riesling

This month we’re talking about all things Riesling. Here we look at the grape’s native home, Germany, in an extract from our introductory book, Exploring & Tasting Wine. Riesling’s identity was forged in the steep valleys of western Germany. On the terraces above the rivers Rhein and Mosel (‘Rhine’ and ‘Moselle’, as they were anglicised) […]

Riesling: a sticky past and racy future

This month Damian Carrington – Agency Director of Fields, Morris and Verdin – pays tribute to the Riesling grape, a varietal whose reputation has suffered in recent years, but produces exceptional wines both for sipping on their own and partnering food. There is a part of me that will forever remain a school boy, a trait […]