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A Visit to Weiser-Künstler

by Lars Carlberg

Yesterday, a couple of friends and I visited Weiser-Künstler and tasted most of the 2015s pre-bottling. The new vintage is Read more…

New Mosel Casks

by Lars Carlberg

Several years ago, on a visit to Saarburg, Hanno Zilliken of Forstmeister Geltz Zilliken asked me who was still making Read more…

Update: Hofgut Falkenstein

by Lars Carlberg

At Hofgut Falkenstein, Erich and Johannes Weber are very excited about the quality of the 2015 vintage, which, for the Read more…

A Visit to the Scharzhof

by Lars Carlberg

On Friday, the Webers and I paid a visit to the Scharzhof, where we met Egon Müller’s vineyard manager Heiner Read more…

Little Valley

by Lars Carlberg

Konzer Tälchen (“the little valley of Konz”) stretches from the town of Konz to the village of Krettnach. The other Read more…

Subtle Differences in Winemaking

by Lars Carlberg

The other week, the Webers and I drove to Saarburg and visited with Dorothee and Hanno Zilliken, whose approach—as we Read more…

Maximin Grünhaus Rejoins the VDP

by Lars Carlberg

As I mentioned in my earlier article, I ran into Carl von Schubert at the organic grocery nearby my flat Read more…

The Big Get Bigger

by Lars Carlberg

Besides Markus Molitor and Schloss Lieser recently acquiring holdings in Bernkasteler Doctor, I learned last year that an esteemed Middle Read more…

The Fourth Annual Rieslingfeier

by John Ritchie

The fourth annual Rieslingfeier, the biggest celebration of German wine and winemakers in the United States, will be held on Read more…

Cellar Work

by Lars Carlberg

During my apprenticeship at Hofgut Falkenstein, I’ve learned that the key to their light-bodied Saar Rieslings—besides good grapes from low Read more…

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