Get Sekty with German Sparkling Wine This Valentine’s Day

Rosé is made from red grapes, Riesling is a white. Drink German sparkling wine, And stay Sekty all Valentine’s night.   Germany is the world’s third largest producer of sparkling wine, known as Sekt in its home country, and bubbly’s biggest fan with nearly one […]

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5 to Try: Lovable Lemberger

Every other month, our 5 to Try series showcases five examples of stellar wines from varying wine styles, grapes, and Germany’s 13 winegrowing regions. This month, we’re highlighting Lemberger! When it comes to German red wines, Lemberger is one of the lesser-known varieties, but […]

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2021 Harvest Update: Deep Frost Brings Icewine in Germany

Wineries across most of Germany’s 13 wine-growing regions had ideal conditions for harvesting Eiswein (ice wine) in the week leading up to Christmas, according to the German Wine Institute (DWI).  While ice wine harvest is always associated with risk and high physical effort during […]

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Whose *Wine* is it Anyway? Meet Christian Dautel

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 Christian Dautel of Weingut Dautel. Located in Württemberg, Weingut Dautel is known for breaking tradition, becoming […]

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Germany’s 2021 Vintage by Winegrowing Region

Lean wines, full of aroma – this aptly describes the 2021 vintage across Germany’s 13 wine regions.  The best month for German winemakers this year was, to much surprise, sun-drenched September. With plenty of sunshine and cool nights in many regions, September brought a […]

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Whose *Wine* is it Anyway? Meet Joachim Heger

Every 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 Joachim Heger of Weingut Dr. Heger. Located in Baden, Weingut Dr. Heger is a third generation winery […]

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5 to Try: Ripe with Reds (Other Red Wines of Germany)

Every month, our 5 to Try series showcases five examples of stellar wines from varying wine styles, grapes, and Germany’s 13 winegrowing regions. When it comes to red wines, Spätburgunder (Pinot Noir) reigns in Germany. It’s the third most widely planted varietal in the […]

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Whose *Wine* is it Anyway? Meet Eva Fricke

Every 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 Eva Fricke of Weingut Eva Fricke. Located in the Rheingau, Weingut Eva Fricke is dedicated to growing […]

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