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High Mosel Bridge: An Update

by Lars Carlberg

Today, Der Spiegel has reported that, according to experts of the Rhineland-Palatinate government, the building of the controversial 130-million-euro High Read more…

Der klitzekleine Ring

by Lars Carlberg

Der klitzekleine Ring (KKR), or “the teeny-weeny circle,” is a group of growers based in and around Traben-Trarbach with annual Read more…

Kaiserthermen

by Lars Carlberg

The Kaiserthermen, or Imperial Baths, in Trier (Augusta Treverorum), were built around the 3rd and 4th centuries AD, when the Read more…

A Brief History of the Wines of the Upper Mosel

by Per Linder

A reader of books and articles on the wines of the Mosel will get the impression that winegrowing starts at Read more…

The Inner Sanctum at Willi Schaefer

by Lars Carlberg

In my profile of Willi Schaefer, I wrote that the inner sanctum of their cellar is a small narrow backroom Read more…

A Hike from Lorch to Kaub

by Lars Carlberg

On the western edge of the Rheingau, bordering the Mittelrhein (Middle Rhine) is the village of Lorch, where Eva Fricke Read more…

Tasting Trester at Peter Lauer

by Lars Carlberg

In the photograph, Marco Gruben, owner of Brunnenhof in Trier, is getting ready to taste, from barrel, some vintage marcs Read more…

A Snowy Ayler Kupp

by Lars Carlberg

On a chilly Sunday morning hike from Schoden to Ayl several years ago, I took this shot of the east-by-southeast-facing Read more…

Oberemmeler Altenberg

by Lars Carlberg

The idyllic and largely forgotten Oberemmeler Altenberg is located in a side valley by Oberemmel. The parcel of old Riesling Read more…

Stein 2011 Spätburgunder, F.K. Waechter

by Lars Carlberg

Tonight, I’m drinking Stein’s 2011 Spätburgunder, with the artist’s label from the late F.K. Waechter, who was a friend of Read more…

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