The great riesling

By Michael Cooper In Wine

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12th January, 2012
If you are visiting New York during the northern summer, drop in at one of Paul Grieco’s Terroir wine bars in downtown Manhattan. If you are thirsting for a glass of white wine, however, don’t bother asking for sauvignon blanc, pinot gris or chardonnay. As the New York Times put it: “In their stead, you can order riesling, riesling, or, if those didn’t appeal, riesling.” The “Summer of Riesling” promotion, arriving here this month, was launched by Grieco in 2008, when his customers suddenly found ...

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