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Bruce Sanderson

May 2009

Bridge Over Tranquil Water Troubles Mosel Vintners
Posted: May 29, 2009 11:44am ET
Usually, growers working their steep Riesling vineyards in Germany’s Mosel Valley are dealing with wild boars come harvest time. If regional politicians have their way, the growers will soon be saddled with pork of a different kind.
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Not Just Burgundy
Posted: May 19, 2009 3:40pm ET
Becky Wasserman of Le Serbet is in New York this week for a series of events promoting Burgundy. Some of you may know Wasserman as a champion of small growers from the region. Over the years she has introduced the wines of Michel Lafarge, Dominique Lafon , Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier , Alain Burguet and Denis Bachelet to thousands of Burgundy lover here in the United States.
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A First Taste of 2008 German Riesling
Posted: May 12, 2009 4:17pm ET
Nik Weis, owner of St.-Urbans-Hof in Germany’s Mosel Valley, was in New York last week. It was an opportunity to taste a range of his 2008 Rieslings, some of which are now available in the United States.
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The Ice-Wine Man Cometh, Again
Posted: May 7, 2009 11:53am ET
After a two-year hiatus from the wine industry, Donald Ziraldo, formerly of Inniskillin Wines in Ontario’s Niagara Peninsula, is back in business with an ice wine. "There's just too much in the industry that kind of sucks you back in again," he said.
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Jurassic Park
Posted: May 4, 2009 11:20am ET
About a month ago, I had the opportunity to taste the Jura wines of Domaine Berthet-Bondet. I have to confess I have only tried a few Jura wines over the years. This past Monday in New York, a group of 20 Jura producers showcased their wines.
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