The Wine Company

2015 Paetra Vintage Report

Riesling grapes at Paetra
Today's guest post is from our man Bill Hooper, former salesman at The Wine Company, German trained winemaker, and now a key figure in the Willamette Valley of Oregon. Last year's inaugural release proved Paetra's place among the pantheon of American Riesling -not least for their affinity to food. Marrying phenolic

The World of Riesling in two minutes flat

One thing about portfolio director Wil Bailey: he doesn't step down from a challenge. While assembling details for our upcoming trade tasting of the world of Riesling, we started asking him the obvious question: what are the key characteristics of each area? The details spilled forth like a tipped bottle of

Riesling: Facts you might not know

"I think Riesling is indisputably the greatest white wine grape in the world but many people think I am mad." - Jancis Robinson Riesling is, unquestionably, one of the great wine grapes of the world. Especially for people like us who embrace the idea of terroir, Riesling is second to none
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