It was lovely to get together with people from the International Wine Center the other night to celebrate those who have recently achieved their Diploma in Wines & Spirits.
I saw many familiar faces and some I hadn’t seen in many years. One person in particular, Uwe, was a particular find. We were in class together some years ago. I am never sure where the time goes but I am happy for the chance meeting again and to read his lovely blog about Riesling, Der Kellermeister.
While some, most notably the owner of Terroir, I have been a late comer to love Riesling. I guess it is important just to get there, even if you are late to the party.
Steve Miller, a German wine expert and a fabulous teacher at the International Wine Center brought this amazing Riesling from the Saar to the dinner. It was a big treat.
Today at lunch with a friend, we split a great Riesling from J.J. Prum. I’m trying to catch up for lost time but I think I have my work cut out for me. Luckily, there are people who know much more about the topic than I do who can show me the way….