WINE & SPIRITS August 2010

Top scores for our 2008 Rieslings

Wine & Spirits blind panel tasted 183 American Rieslings over the past 12 months and their critics rated Hermann J. Wiemer Rieslings the highest with 4 of the top 5 Rieslings and 3 or the top 5 dessert Rieslings. See…

August 2010 Wine & Spirits
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Top Sommelier Tom Gannon Rewrites Steak House Rules

An excerpt from a Wine Spectator blog: Recommends Hermann J. Wiemer Dry Riesling

In this months Wine Spectator’s “Sommelier talk”, Tom Gannon rewrites Steak House Rules and recommends Whites, including Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard Rieslings.

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Extract from James Molesworth from WS's blog

Extract from blog

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WINE SPECTATOR – Set the Stage for Steak

Exctract from James Molesworth blog- Wine Spectator - September 2009

Rothmans Steak House on 54th Street is one of the best steak houses in New York. It’s both old-school (clubby atmosphere and career waiters who always remember you) and modern (sharp wine list and superfresh food). While steak and red…

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FOOD & WINE MAGAZINE – Review of Reserve Chardonnay 2003

Wine Guide 2009

While the Wiemer estate, under its German founder, is best known for excellent Rieslings, it also capably handles Chardonnay: conjuring soft vanilla and acacia aromas with flavors of apricot and good acidity on the light, crisp palate.  

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Aged Rieslings: When Well Kept, They Can Be Fuller, Richer

Finger Lakes Times

by Harvey Reissig – THE GRAPE GURU –  for The Finger Lakes Times Rieslings are generally considered best consumed soon after purchase while their fresh fruity characteristics, and lively acidityare at optimum levels. However, Rieslings can be cellared for a…

Gabrielle Plucknette / Finger Lakes Times
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WINE SPECTATOR Sitting Down with Winemaker Fred Merwarth

Exctract from blog - James Molesworth- Wine Spectator

The small (but hopefully growing) number of consumers out there familiar with Finger Lakes wines is likely familiar with this winery. Though the wines have been absent from Wine Spectators’s official tastings for a few years now, quality has always…

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TIMES TRIBUNE – Best Wines Have Sense of Novelty

Winestein: David Falcheck, Wine Critic

Every year, wine offers some­ thing new to discover. New grape varieties or wine producers become popular. For­ gotten ones make comebacks. Some areas may have a great vintage flop. Entirely new nations and regions emerge on the global scene….

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WINE & SPIRITS – The Finger Lakes Reach Beyond Riesling

Wine and Spirits - April, 2007

As though clawing their way south toward Pennsylvania, western New York’s Finger Lakes reach out across the site of a 500 million-year-old seabed. When glaciers gouged their way along the riverbeds of this region in the last ice age, deep…

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THE BOSTON GLOBE – Rieslings Earn Finger Lakes a Seat at Fine Wine Table

DUNDEE, N.Y. – Hermann Wiemer, a German expatriate, bought an abandoned soybean farm in the hilly Finger Lakes region in 1973 and put his winemaking pedigree to the test. The cool climate and gravelly soil reminded him of the Mosel…

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