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#NWTW Week 1: The Verdict On Aussie Riesling

Morning all, just waking up from a top evening that was my last dinner party as a free man! (I’m getting married not going to jail, just to clarify!). So I drank the Peter Lehmann Estate Riesling from the Eden Valley, bought from Majestic Wine. I had a quick glass before dinner just to check …

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#NWTW Week 1: Food Pairing with Aussie Riesling

I know Anthony’s going to go for a Chinese takeaway here.  And why not?  It’s (the wine) meant to be full of citrus flavour (always lends itself well to Asian cooking) and the acidity will help to manage the richness of the flavours and sauces. Some of us however, have got a wedding suit to …

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#NWTW Week 1: Put Them Together and You Get…Aussie Riesling!

So I’ve pottered on a bit about Riesling, and then a little bit about Australia.  So that just leaves me to pop them together and try and work out what to expect from the first week of #NWTW. Riesling is a grape that doesn’t like it too hot as we said earlier this week, and …

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#newwinethisweek Week 1: An Intro Into Riesling

So we’ve decided to do this New Year’s resolution of drinking a new wine each week for the rest of the year to, well, let’s say broaden our horizons a bit.  Or a lot, hopefully! It’s Week 1 and Anthony (from confessionsofawinegeek.com) has the honour, and has gone for Australian Riesling.  I did slightly question …

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