Reconsider Riesling: It's Not All Sweet

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Reconsider Riesling: It's Not All Sweet

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SAY “RIESLING” to most wine drinkers and I can practically guarantee their response: “I don’t drink sweet wine.” “Sweet” and “Riesling” are almost as inextricably linked as New Zealand and Sauvignon Blanc. Yet dry Rieslings are widely produced, all over the world. Why don’t more people realize that?

The Germans must shoulder a large share of the blame, thanks to the enormous incursion into the U.S. of cheap, sweet wines from that country a few decades ago. Some were Riesling and some were not, but collectively they left…

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