When you think of German Riesling you may automatically think of Alan Partridge ordering half a bottle of Blue Nun or you may think about the copious amounts of Black Tower you would guzzle because it was sweet and didn't really taste like wine. *For disclosure, I am too young to remember guzzling Black Tower, in my day it was all about Cactus Jack Apple Schnapps... urgh*
Certified sommelier Matthew Whitaker gives us his top tips for pairing traditional German cuisine with Riesling and Pinot Noir.
I was very lucky to be able to attend the student seminar in January last year, just before the world shut down and such things as travel became impossible. It is a week of intensive study for MW students, held at several locations worldwide. I went to the European seminar, which is in Rust, Austria.