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Riesling Rules (2008): Know Your Wine Before Its Time

No author listed, Riesling Rules, Second Edition (RieslingRules.com, 2008)

points off: no author listed.

[note: review originally published 2Jan2009]

photo credit: rieslingrules.com

Around here it doesn’t depend upon your appetite, it’s always a bottle of white.

Slim, (thirty-eight page), self-produced volume that’s all about Riesling. Intercuts sections on choosing and using a Riesling that works best for whatever you’re serving with interesting factoids and the like. I think this could easily be expanded into a full-length volume with a bit of effort (lord knows there could be entire books written just about the history of Riesling), but what’s here is a decent primer. Available upon request at their website; worth picking up if you’ve got a dinner party coming up and are looking for wine pairings. **

 

About Robert "Goat" Beveridge

Media critic (amateur, semi-pro, and for one brief shining moment in 2000 pro) since 1986. Guy behind noise/powerelectronics band XTerminal (after many small stints in jazz, rock, and metal bands). Known for being tactless but honest.

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