A few weeks back when we popped the cork on Cheers TV, Crikey reader John requested a round-up of some great Australian rieslings. Today, independent sommeliers Dan Sims and Ben Edwards oblige.

Why do wine geeks love riesling? Which one is a bit like hot stones after the rain? And which riesling has “bath talc” characteristics? Watch on. And, as Dan says, for riesling’s sake, don’t be afraid of a little sweetness.