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A Visit to Weiser-Künstler

by Lars Carlberg

Yesterday, a couple of friends and I visited Weiser-Künstler and tasted most of the 2015s pre-bottling. The new vintage is Read more…

New Mosel Casks

by Lars Carlberg

Several years ago, on a visit to Saarburg, Hanno Zilliken of Forstmeister Geltz Zilliken asked me who was still making Read more…

Update: Hofgut Falkenstein

by Lars Carlberg

At Hofgut Falkenstein, Erich and Johannes Weber are very excited about the quality of the 2015 vintage, which, for the Read more…

A Visit to the Scharzhof

by Lars Carlberg

On Friday, the Webers and I paid a visit to the Scharzhof, where we met Egon Müller’s vineyard manager Heiner Read more…

Subtle Differences in Winemaking

by Lars Carlberg

The other week, the Webers and I drove to Saarburg and visited with Dorothee and Hanno Zilliken, whose approach—as we Read more…

Cellar Work

by Lars Carlberg

During my apprenticeship at Hofgut Falkenstein, I’ve learned that the key to their light-bodied Saar Rieslings—besides good grapes from low Read more…

The Unbearable Lightness of Riesling

by Paula Sidore

Berlin is far away from the steep and stony soils that produce the world’s best Rieslings, but is very much Read more…

Terry Theise’s ‘Dry German Riesling’

by Lars Carlberg

Terry Theise recently published an article titled “Dry German Riesling” on the website of Michael Skurnik Wines, which imports his Read more…

Riesling Feinherb from the Mosel, Saar, and Ruwer—an Enigma?

by Stephan Bauer

If there is one category of German Riesling that I don’t fully grasp, it’s feinherb. Why is that? Is it Read more…

Stein’s Wine Letter: 2014 Vintage Report

by Ulrich Stein

Editor’s note: Dr. Ulrich (“Ulli”) Stein of Weingut Stein writes each spring a wine letter to his clients, with a vintage Read more…

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