The annual 31 Days of German Riesling starts Monday with wines from Freiherr von Schleinitz, Mosel taking centre stage all next week. Their entire range of Riesling wine from QbA to Auslese is available for tasting with a massive 25% discount off ALL German Riesling wines throughout July. Quick facts about German Riesling: 1. With […]
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You can listen to the winners of the X-Factor in High Definition on your iPod. You can watch the latest Hollywood Blockbuster on Blu-Ray in High Definition on your HD ready TV. So why settle for low definition wine? Wine-maker Konrad Hahn pondered this very question and established a stunning new range tagged (appropriately) HighDef. […]
As some of the first wines ever imported by Barrels & Bottles back in the 1970’s the von Shleinitz rage from the Mosel valley in Germany have always been firm favorites with staff and customers alike . Today we were lucky enough to receive a visit from Konrad Hahn himself, the wine maker and family […]
Andrew Coghlan hosted the BBC Radio Sheffield mid morning wine programme with Gareth Evans, when they tasted wines for the late summer. Gareth was particularly impressed with the Chateau Camplazens Syrah, 13%abv, with black pepper and distinct spiced aromas on the nose and a rich and warming aftertaste. Gareth thought the wine would go exceptionally […]
Wine Spectator recently tasted the 2007 vintage range of wines from von Schleinitz with positive results: Koberner Weissenberg Rielsing Spätlese – 91“Firm and focused, with peach and citrus notes matched to ample flesh in the middle. It’s all nicely balanced, with a plenty of mineral on the lingering finish. Drink now through 2016″Koberner Weisenberg Riesling […]