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VDP.Klassifixation

by David Schildknecht

Editor’s note: The initially published version of this piece required two small but significant alterations, about which two additional footnotes Read more…

The Case of Silberberg

by Lars Carlberg

Editor’s note: Max von Kunow, the owner of Weingut von Hövel, kindly explained that the VDP made an error in 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…

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…

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 Scharzhof: A Supplement to the Biographies of Jakob Koch and Anna Maria Clomes

by Per Linder

When I translated Franz Irsigler’s article on the Scharzhof, I became curious about the biographies of Jakob Koch and Anna Read more…

The Scharzhof Transaction: A Legal Analysis

by Per Linder

After I had translated Franz Irsigler’s article on how the Scharzhof came into private hands in the early 19th century, Read more…

A 2016 Post-Harvest Report from Falkenstein

by Lars Carlberg

On November 4, we completed the harvest at Hofgut Falkenstein, and it looks to be a promising vintage. We picked Read more…

How the Scharzhof Came into Private Hands in the Early 19th Century

by Franz Irsigler

A Success Story with a Bitter Aftertaste Editor’s note: The historian Franz Irsigler gave me permission to publish his text Read more…

Tranchot Map

by Lars Carlberg

Between 1803 and 1813, Jean Joseph Tranchot and his team began to topographically map the Rhineland, including the Saar and Read more…

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