Wine: Once more, with feeling for Germany

Plans are afoot to restore German Riesling to the lofty position it once enjoyed on the world stage, writes Tomás Clancy.

24th February, 2013
Gathering the Riesling harvest in Germany. Photo: Getty

The unprecedented level of activity in the Irish wine business continues apace this spring, with barely time to catch a dry water biscuit between the French, New Zealand and Slovenian wine trade missions, and the portfolio tastings run by local importers such as Searsons and our *Sunday Business Post* Gold Star Award winner, Le Caveau.

Arriving into all this maelstrom of activity was an upbeat German wine trade mission, supported by the German Federal Ministry...

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