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P. Morton Shand on the Mosel, Saar, and Ruwer

by Per Linder

When Lars published his find from the 1929 Encyclopedia Britannica on Moselle Wines, I checked the bibliography of that entry Read more…

The Fries Tasting: 2016 Mosel Kabinetts

by Lars Carlberg

Not too long ago, Marius Fries—an avid collector of wines, especially certain growers in Champagne (Egly-Ouriet and Jacques Selosse) and Read more…

Another Acquisition of Property by a Former Monk: The Case of Cantzheim

by Per Linder

From the articles on the Scharzhof saga, we have been reminded that Wiltingen and Kanzem once formed a Luxembourgish exclave Read more…

Favoring Fuder

by Lars Carlberg

In my article “The Essence of Mosel Wine: What Made It Famous?,” I list some producers that still like to Read more…

‘Flutes’ and Labels

by Lars Carlberg

A few years ago, I asked subscribers and nonsubscribers alike about “Bottle Types” and  “What’s Your Favorite Mosel Wine Label?” Read more…

Moselle Wines

by Lars Carlberg

Editor’s note: Below is a wonderfully precise entry on Mosel wines by André L. Simon in the Fourteenth Edition of Read more…

German Viticulture: The Last Twenty Years

by Tom Scott

Editor’s note: Tom Scott, who wrote the entry on “German history” in the Oxford Companion to Wine, delivered The André Read more…

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…

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