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The Remodeling of the Thiergarten

by Lars Carlberg

On March 4, I took a Sunday stroll from my flat in Trier-Süd to the Thiergarten. I hadn’t been in Read more…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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