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Whose *Wine* is it Anyway? Meet Katharina Wechsler
Every other month, ‘Whose Wine is it Anyway?’ profiles a German winemaker to give you a behind-the-vines look at the world of German wine. This month, we’re highlighting Katharina Wechsler! Located in Rheinhessen, Katharina Wechsler shifted her career away from media to follow in […]
5 to Try: German Wines From Distinct Soil Types
Every other month, our 5 to Try series showcases five examples of stellar wines from varying styles, grapes, and Germany’s 13 wine-growing regions. This month, we’re highlighting wines from grapes grown in areas with 5 distinct soil types! Along with factors like climate, temperature, […]
Germany Annual Report: After Flying Blind, A Smooth Landing
2022 was the warmest year ever recorded in most of Germany’s wine-producing regions, and the summer of 2022 was both hot and extremely dry. Although there was some good rain at the end of June, almost no rain fell between July 1 and Sept. 1. By early September, vineyard soils were dryer than at any time in living memory.
The 10 Best Rieslings for 2023
Riesling has always been a divisive variety for wine drinkers. Many revere the grape for its laser-like acidity and ability to age, whereas some hesitate to give Riesling a shot because of its sweet reputation. It’s true that many examples contain varying levels of residual sugar — and that’s not a bad thing — but an increasing number of dry, mineral-driven Rieslings are also hitting the market from an array of regions. All of these wines deserve your attention.