EP 881 Dry German Riesling Tasting

Gary Vaynerchuk nerds it up with some very interesting and high end Rieslings from Germany.

Wines tasted in this episode:

2006 Heymann Lowenstein Schieferterrassen RieslingMosel Riesling
2009 Leitz Riesling Alte Reben Rudesheimer Berg KaisersteinfelsRheingau Riesling
2008 Keller Klaus Westhofen Kirchspiel Riesling Trocken GgMosel Riesling

Links mentioned in todays episode.


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Any Riesling fans, if they have not already, should go out and get and read “Reading Between the Wines,” by Terry Thiese. It’s a lovely book, and 3/4ths is spent in some way celebrating German Rieslings.

Great show! Happy New Year – 2011 !!

Tags: review, Riesling, white, wine, wines

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  • RieslingRich

    Went to The Mosel River app in Germany and tasted 249 wines in 7 days
    Try AJ Adam of the Saar, hes imported into NY
    No bad wines from the small dedicated winemakers in Germany

    GERMANY WINS

  • http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/pages/Wine-Is-Serious-Business/99043469029 Dan

    Thanks for reviewing some Riesling! I'm on the lookout for the Leitz! Heymann Lowenstein has always come short of my expectations too. I've got a lot of respect for what he does, but the few wines of his that I've tried have been a bit hot and austere for my tastes. Cheers!

  • Jameson28

    hey Gary! great episode. You're back in full form. I wish you had invited Lyle Fass onto the show to taste these riesling's with you. He's got an extensive background in German trocken bottles and comes across as highly opinionated. It would be fun to see you two go head to head. Oh, and Germany will go all the way!

  • ilbee

    Lorcher Kapellenberg Riesling Erstes Gewächs 2006 is good, drink it. The end.

    By the way, good episode. This is what it's all about

  • http://personalwinebuyer.com/ tom

    Great episode — I still think you should have Peter Weygandt on as a guest….

  • J Crazy

    OK here's the deal. Riesling, sure, it's awesome. I love the juice, it's good from the grapes with the skins and the seeds and the whole crushing with the yeast and the alcohol. But, dude, why did you have to mention the WC at the end? You have to understand man: I'm an American who spent the 2002 World Cup in Korea and who now lives in Japan and is married to a Japanese. World Cup = Sadness Central Station. The US and Korea were valiant but were bested and Japan lost off ONE damn PK kick by Komano. Japan was toe-to-toe with Paraguay the whole match and will still be thought of as a second rate team cuz of that one shot. Damn, man, c'mon.
    But I have to give my answer, right?
    So, here it is: I don't give a flying f*&k. And, whoever wins can go suck a bottle of Riesling.

  • Carlitos

    QOTD. Spain has a one in a generation chance to win it. And I hope they do for the sake of soccer in general, because they play the attacking or beautiful game that Brazil used to play (but no more :( ).

    Nico, we'll see you in semis after you bear Argentina.

  • Torsten

    Thanks for the great show. I think the Keller needs some more year in the cellar. The Keller wines especially the First Growth are not made to be drunk at a young age.

  • http://www.twitter.com/ gyfooma the dotcomgal

    love to you allan you are so cool are you on twitter? your so enigmatic lol—————– Original Message —————–From: “Disqus” To: Sherry jadeanchobot (lucyfuer@myspace.com)Date: Jun 28, 2010 3:07 PMSubject: [wltv] Re: Dry German Riesling Tasting ? Episode #881Allan wrote, in response to gyfooma the dotcomgal:Ha Ha cool! Rock on dotcomgal!! :)Link to comment: http://disq.us/fdxuggyfooma the dotcomgal wrote:icht leiben dict i love you in german sorry love this episode love germany took down the berlin wall with a whole slew of others in 1990 thanks for doing this show. i love you inunendoes they are so cool . sorry about the german spelling i just dont feel like digging through the books to find my german dick . tionary. see you peace love wltv—–Options: Respond in the body to post a reply comment.To turn off notifications, go to: http://disqus.com/account/notifications/

  • jsums

    YES! Riesling, the true king of the white grapes. I obsess over it. Excellent classic show. I MUST get my hands on that Leitz. I've always been impressed by their bottlings, but I haven't had that one yet. QOTD – Germany. C'mon, it's the Riesling show!

  • jsums

    Finger Lakes show!!!!!!!!!!

  • http://www.twitter.com/ gyfooma the dotcomgal

    hey are you gonna be at the open house duder? the dot com gal is and i promis to bring food and behave

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    Gary Vaynerchuk, please bring your dad Sasha on The Show. . . . . . . . . . .

    P – L – E – A – S – E ! ! !

    *Remember to bring some food*

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  • Allan 2.0

    Sorry i can't, i'm affraid… sorry again:(

    But we can always chat elsewhere………

  • http://www.twitter.com/ gyfooma the dotcomgal

    your so sweet why be afraid i tnink gary would let us spit into his jets helmet if we really asked nice:) glad your on twitter:)—————– Original Message —————–From: “Disqus” To: Sherry jadeanchobot (lucyfuer@myspace.com)Date: Jul 4, 2010 4:19 PMSubject: [wltv] Re: Dry German Riesling Tasting ? Episode #881Allan 2.0 wrote, in response to gyfooma the dotcomgal:Sorry i can’t, i’m affraid… sorry again:(But we can always chat elsewhere………Link to comment: http://disq.us/fyfjngyfooma the dotcomgal wrote:hey are you gonna be at the open house duder? the dot com gal is and i promis to bring food and behave—————– Original Message —————–From: “Disqus” To: Sherry jadeanchobot (lucyfuer@myspace.com)Date: Jun 28, 2010 2:38 PMSubject: [wltv] Re: Dry German Riesling Tasting ? Episode #881Allan wrote:Gary Vaynerchuk, please bring your dad Sasha on The Show. . . . . . . . . . .P – L – E – A – S – E ! ! !*Remember to bring some food* :)Link to comment: http://disq.us/fduxg—–Options: Respond in the body to post a reply comment.To turn off notifications, go to: http://disqus.com/account/notifications/—–Options: Respond in the body to post a reply comment.To turn off notifications, go to: http://disqus.com/account/notifications/

  • Nik_B

    Loved this show – the description of the Leitz sounds fantastic.

    QOTD – Germany

  • http://www.hugoread.com Hugo Read

    Great show, thanks. A quick dummies guide to German pronunciation; “e-i say eye”, “i-e say ee”! Very simple to remember. So “Leitz” is pronounced “Lyetz” (not sure how to write it phonetically) and not “Leetz”! Cheers.

  • http://www.twitter.com/ gyfooma the dotcomgal

    allan where do you live? and dont be afraid come on . ill hold your hand . i wold love you to meet the dot com gal  im so glad your tweeting and you have been a pleasure thankyou for being a friend to me in the vayniac wine library world i know im edgy and a wine not for everyones pallette but im honest. love you —————– Original Message —————–From: “Disqus” To: Sherry jadeanchobot (lucyfuer@myspace.com)Date: Jul 4, 2010 4:19 PMSubject: [wltv] Re: Dry German Riesling Tasting ? Episode #881Allan 2.0 wrote, in response to gyfooma the dotcomgal:Sorry i can’t, i’m affraid… sorry again:(But we can always chat elsewhere………Link to comment: http://disq.us/fyfjngyfooma the dotcomgal wrote:hey are you gonna be at the open house duder? the dot com gal is and i promis to bring food and behave—————– Original Message —————–From: “Disqus” To: Sherry jadeanchobot (lucyfuer@myspace.com)Date: Jun 28, 2010 2:38 PMSubject: [wltv] Re: Dry German Riesling Tasting ? Episode #881Allan wrote:Gary Vaynerchuk, please bring your dad Sasha on The Show. . . . . . . . . . .P – L – E – A – S – E ! ! !*Remember to bring some food* :)Link to comment: http://disq.us/fduxg—–Options: Respond in the body to post a reply comment.To turn off notifications, go to: http://disqus.com/account/notifications/—–Options: Respond in the body to post a reply comment.To turn off notifications, go to: http://disqus.com/account/notifications/

  • http://www.twitter.com/ gyfooma the dotcomgal

    proper german would be                VIE GETTA’S EIENEN. GUT DANKA. ICHT LEIBEN DICHT  VO IST DA BON HOFF. LOLOL SEE I SPENT A MONTH THERE DURING THE UNION OF EAST AND WEST I HAVE PEICES OF THEBERLIN WALL AND WHAT A TIME IT WAS. ALL AND ALL SPENT 3 MONTHS IN EUROPE COULDENT GET USE TO A W/C THOU A HOLE TO WELL YOU KNOW…………….LOLOL LOVE ALLAN SEE U AT THE WLTV OPEN HOUSE ………….—————– Original Message —————–From: “Disqus” To: Sherry jadeanchobot (lucyfuer@myspace.com)Date: Jun 28, 2010 6:32 AMSubject: [wltv] Re: Dry German Riesling Tasting ? Episode #881lau1 wrote, in response to Allan:Jeg har lige snakket med Atomwine og de siger at 09 udgaven kommer efter sommer og vil koste det samme som de andre årgange (216 kr).Link to comment: http://disq.us/fcmmwAllan wrote:Jeg er enig med dig. Heldigt at jeg bor i Jylland, så jeg kan bare swinge forbi Vejle og hente hvad jeg har bestilt, haha.—–Options: Respond in the body to post a reply comment.To turn off notifications, go to: http://disqus.com/account/notifications/

  • pawncop

    Enjoyed this episode.

    QOTD – Do not have a clue.

    German Reisling story – limited tastings with our German styles, much more a fan of the Alasace style.

  • Christian

    by the way, you can´t compare a 2008 Keller with a 2009 Leitz. sure thing the 2009 takes the lead! 2009 has been a toptop year for the riesling!

  • http://www.eatinghk.blogspot.com/ Andrew D

    Hey Gary

    Good show, you've got to love Riesling, I njsut wish the Germans would make their labels a bit more user friendly.

    QOTD: who'll win the World Cup? I tipped Spain, but at the moment Holland is looking strong.

    Cheers
    Andrew

  • http://twitter.com/JasonArmes Jason Armes

    Great show , good info!!

    QOTD: Every riesling I have bought always seems to be from Mosel. And Riesling is my next white wine to search out a big knock out type wine!! That Leitz sounds like it would be great!!

    Jason

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    You gave good information to find good beauty with the help of natural products. Really I would like to use herbal breast enhancer to find attractive breast. Thanks

  • PSPatrick

    Good show. I love you pronouncing the names of old German vineyards. Did you know that in the Rheingau region the “1” stands for “Erstes Gewächs” (“First Growth”) whereas it stands for “Grosses Gewächs” (“Great/Prime Growth”) in the rest of Germany? It allocated by the association VdP to wines from the top vineyard sites.

  • Anonymous

    If you want to learn more aboute the mosel riesling, terrassenmosel, try this link:
    http://www.daswinzerinterview.de/index.php?article_id=94
    Portrait of an dry riesling. “The Gäns”

  • Nilo Lemos

    the audio volume normally is too low, Gary, although all my volume controls are put to max, most episodes u can barely listen! sending from Rio de Janeiro.

  • amm3rd

    QOTD: Time and Place make such a difference…

    1996 Ratzenberger Bacharacher Riesling (Germany, Mittelrhein) 11/26/2009 AMM3RD 92
    This wine is very tasty. Drank on Thanksgiving with oysters. Perfect match! Dry Riesling with soft tropical fruit. Delish…Drink up…AMM (331 views)

  • Anonymous

    Any Riesling fans, if they have not already, should go out and get and read “Reading Between the Wines,” by Terry Thiese. It’s a lovely book, and 3/4ths is spent in some way celebrating German Rieslings.

    Great show! Happy New Year – 2011 !!

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