Category Archives: German Wine

More from Germany (Howard Ripley)

The second instalment of Howard Ripley’s Germans was presented at Middle Temple Hall Yesterday, comprising the dry whites and reds, with a few strangers thrown in for good measure (one of which was my Wine of the Day!). I don’t … Continue reading

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Not With a Bang but a “Wimps” Lunch

This is the way the world ends, or at least I hope so. Wimps lunches are so called because they are for people who only like one bottle each for lunch (although they actually allow for ten bottles between each … Continue reading

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Ode to a different kind of Wine Shop

If you read my Mosel Bridge post you’ll know I spent a few days down there last week. Not quite as long as I’d have liked, but long enough to do the two things I wanted to do most: buy … Continue reading

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A Bridge Too Far!

I don’t really want to labour the point. Much has been said far more eloquently and persuasively on this topic by others, including Jancis Robinson and Hugh Johnson, whose voices carry at least some weight. But I’d not visited the … Continue reading

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The Talented Mr Ripley

Okay, I admit, my proclivity for really corny headlines has seemingly gone too far this time, but you should not despair. Howard Ripley can be described as nothing less than talented, for he’s assembled much of the cream of German … Continue reading

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