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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…

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…

The Scharzhof: A Supplement to the Biographies of Jakob Koch and Anna Marie 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…

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…

A Controversy Over New Membership in the VDP Mosel

by Lars Carlberg

Correction appended. The Verband Deutscher Prädikatsweingüter (VDP), established in 1910, just sent a press release about a controversy over new membership 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…

Scharzhofberger Honey

by Lars Carlberg

On a recent visit to Egon Müller, I purchased a few jars of Scharzhofberger honey from Egon Müller, Jr. The Read more…

The Nearly Forgotten Scharzberg

by Lars Carlberg

In editing Joachim Krieger’s essay “The Mosel: Taking the Long View,” I added the following tidbit on the nearly forgotten Read more…

Happy Easter!

by Lars Carlberg

This past week, I had a chance to taste some 2013s at Karthäuserhof, Maximin Grünhaus, and Egon Müller, among other Read more…

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