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An Early Taste of Willi Schaefer’s 2016 Rieslings

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…

A Selection of 2016 Saar Rieslings from Hofgut Falkenstein

by Lars Carlberg

The Weber family farms about 8 hectares of mainly old Riesling vines—over 40 percent ungrafted—in a side valley of the Read more…

A Tasting of 2015 Mosel Riesling Kabinett

by Lars Carlberg

On November 26, ten of us got together in Trier to taste 18 Mosel Riesling Kabinett wines from the highly Read more…

What’s the Matter with Grosses Gewächs

by David Schildknecht

Editor’s note: In a reply to a discussion on the VDP’s Grosses Gewächs (GG) several years ago, David Schildknecht wrote Read more…

Dr. Lippold 2008 Ürziger Würzgarten Spätlese

by Lars Carlberg

In May, I met Enno Lippold for dinner at Yong Yong in Trier. He owns two plots of old vines Read more…

BerlinKabinettCup 2016

by Lars Carlberg

Last Sunday, Martin Zwick hosted the fourth annual BerlinKabinettCup at his flat in Charlottenburg, a district in the west of Read more…

Some Notes on “Real Mosel Wine”

by Lars Carlberg

For my recent article in The Art of Eating, I’ve added some notes—often lines or passages cut from the original Read more…

The 1895 and 1896 Trier Wine Auctions

by Lars Carlberg

In Karl Heinrich Koch’s Moselwein, he wrote about the famous Trier wine auctions, which took place each spring in March and Read more…

Producers at the 1898 Wine Congress in Trier

by Lars Carlberg

Below is a list of producers, 65 in total, who offered 15 samples of wine at the 17th annual wine Read more…

Superb 2015s from Willi Schaefer

by Lars Carlberg

Instead of going to ProWein, like everyone else, two friends and I visited Willi Schaefer and Weiser-Künstler to taste their Read more…

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