IRF News


Mon, Jul 8, 2013

Wineries from 3 States Win Top Riesling Awards at Long Beach Grand Cru

Riesling wines from Wisconsin, New York and California took the top honors among different styles of Rieslings at the recent Long Beach Grand Cru wine competition, which is run by California wine journalist Dan Berger, the “father” of the IRF Riesling Taste Profile. Wisconsin’s Wollersheim Winery 2012 American Dry Riesling won in that category, joined […]


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Tue, Jun 25, 2013

Test Your Taste: Dry…Medium…Sweet?

Participants at the upcoming Riesling Rendezvous in Seattle will have a unique opportunity to test their taste buds through a special program organized by the International Riesling Foundation (IRF). Riesling Rendezvous is a three-day, signature gathering of world-class Riesling producers, members of the trade and media sponsored by Chateau Ste. Michelle and Dr. Loosen (www.rieslingrendevous.com). […]


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Mon, Jun 10, 2013

Riesling Wines Shine at Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition

Thirty Riesling wines from around the world were awarded Gold medals at the recent Los Angeles Wine & Spirits Competition, which included 3,190 entries from 988 wineries in 17 countries. Among the 30 Gold medals for Riesling, 13 were from New York’s Finger Lakes region; 4 from British Columbia; 3 each from California and Washington; […]


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Sun, May 12, 2013

Riverside Competition Unveils International Riesling Foundation Trophies

The Riverside International Wine Competition has announced the International Riesling Foundation Trophies resulting from the judging on May 8-9 in southern California. The trophies represent the best Rieslings in the four categories of the IRF Riesling Taste Profile: Dry, Medium Dry, Medium Sweet, and Sweet. The 2013 winners in those categories were: DRY: Dr. Konstantin […]


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Wed, Mar 6, 2013

Michigan, New York Rieslings Split Honors at International Competition

Riesling wines from Michigan barely edged out those from New York at the recent International Eastern Wine Competition and Riesling Challenge sponsored by Vineyard & Winery Management magazine and held in Sonoma, CA. Each State received a total of 9 top awards (Best of Class, Double Gold and Gold), but Michigan’s CAB Cellars/Laurentide Winery 2011 […]


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