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What Riesling Has Done for Me

by Gabriel Clary

I had the privilege of attending a dinner last week to honor “Three Visionaries in German Wine”—Terry Theise, David Schildknecht, Read more…

Supernatural Wine

by Al Drinkle

As much as I hate breaking the hearts of modish somm(elier)s, importers, retailers, distributors, disciples of unmanipulated beverages and gudgeons Read more…

Riesling Fellowship Dinner in NYC—April 18, 2017

by James Wright

So I went last Tuesday night to The Beekman hotel, on Nassau St. in Manhattan, to attend a celebratory dinner Read more…

“What Is ‘Classic’ German Riesling?”

by Lars Carlberg

In the online magazine PUNCH, the Brooklyn-based wine writer Zachary Sussman asks “What Is ‘Classic’ German Riesling?” For many people, Read more…

Ranking the Mosel’s Best Producers

by Lars Carlberg

Which producers would you place at the top in the Mosel wine region? Gault&Millau Weinguide Deutschland 2017 has the following Read more…

The Challenges of Selling German Wine to New York Restaurants

by Evan Spingarn

In February 2017 in my hometown of New York City, I had the good fortune to attend and participate in Read more…

Organic Compost?

by Lars Carlberg

Last year, a large, well-known VDP estate replanted one of its core Riesling blocks in the Niedermenniger Herrenberg. The old Read more…

An Early Taste of Willi Schaefer’s 2016s

by Lars Carlberg

Yesterday, I tasted the excellent 2016 collection at Willi Schaefer. The wines have yet to be bottled and are still Read more…

The Scharzhof Revisited—the Failed Attempt to Sue Jacques Koch

by Per Linder

Editor’s note: Per Linder has studied the files from the archives in Koblenz and unearthed some documents at Luxembourg’s National Read more…

The Style of Mosel Wine According to H.R. Rudd

by Per Linder

When Lars worked for Mosel Wine Merchant, he once reported on O.W. Loeb and Terrence Prittie’s Moselle. That report triggered Read more…

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