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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 Essence of Mosel Wine: What Made It Famous?

by Lars Carlberg

This piece originally appeared in The Art of Eating, under the main title “Mosel Wine: Light, Zappy, and Dry.” I’ve Read more…

Mosel Riesling

by Lars Carlberg

There are many different styles of Mosel Riesling ranging from bone-dry to nobly sweet, and thus it’s hard to pin Read more…

Some Favorites

by Lars Carlberg

Below is a list of some—but not all—of my favorites, so that subscribers have a quick overview of my leading Read more…

An Overview of the Mosel Wine Region

by Lars Carlberg

Editor’s note: With the assistance of wine author Joachim Krieger, Dan Melia and I wrote an overview of the Mosel Read more…

The Mosel: Taking the Long View

by Joachim Krieger

Editor’s note: After 2012, Mosel Wine Merchant ceased to exist. Dan Melia, who had decided to leave the wine trade Read more…

What’s Your Favorite Mosel Wine Label?

by Lars Carlberg

Müller-Catoir is in the Pfalz. I know. Yet I’m fond of their label and overall look. The colors match. The Read more…

Clotten’s 1868 Viticultural Map of the Saar and Mosel

by Lars Carlberg

In collaboration with the nearby Trier Public Library, I’m offering a second reprint of the first edition, printed in 1868, Read more…

A Call to Action

by Ulrich Stein

Note: Although he’s one of the wine world’s great talkers, Ulrich (“Ulli”) Stein of Weingut Stein knows that words alone Read more…

F u d e r

by Lars Carlberg

The traditional Mosel cask is the Fuder. It goes back to Roman times and holds 1,000 liters, more or less. Read more…