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The Best Summer Wine: Riesling Winemaker Conversations

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Hosts Linda Rez and William Pollard from Wild 4 Washington Wine head to Germany, New York and Washington State to talk to winemakers about the world's favorite summer wine, Riesling.

Their first stop will be Germany to speak with winemaker/owner Anne Eifel and taste her Heinz Eifel Spatlese Mosel carried by Winesellers LtD.  Afterward, they'll move on to Washington and talk to the world's leading producer of Riesling, Ste. Michelle, and their white wine maker, Wendy Stuckey.  They'll delve further into Washington Riesling with the Long Shadows highly acclaimed Poet's Leap Riesling and a conversation with their Director of Winemaking, Gilles Nicault.  Finally, they'll end their tour in New York where the hosts will chat with winemaker David Breeden from Sheldrake Point Winery in the Finger Lakes region.

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