“Germany Beyond Riesling” Virtual Master Class Recording

On December 28, 2020, Jackson Rohrbaugh – Master Sommelier, Crunchy Red Fruit wine club founder and returning Wines of Germany ambassador – hosted an exploration of Germany Beyond Riesling. In this guided virtual tasting, Jackson will introduce you to Germany’s other signature varieties – […]

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“German Red Wines for the Winter” Virtual Zoom Tasting Video Recording

On December 10, 2020, Midwest Wines of Germany Ambassadors Amy Waller and Joe Kane hosted German Red Wines for the Winter, a virtual exploration of Spätburgunder, Dornfelder, Meunier, and more. It’s not too late to cozy up with a glass (or bottle!) of red wine and […]

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5 to Try: German Sekt – A New Sparkling Wine for a New Year

Every month, our 5 to Try series showcases five examples of stellar wines from varying wine styles, grapes, and Germany’s 13 winegrowing regions.  For many of us, the end of 2020 couldn’t come soon enough. New Year’s Eve will look very different this year, […]

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Whose *Wine* is it Anyway? Meet Volker Raumland

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 Volker Raumland, who helped transform the international reputation of high-quality German Sekt. Sekthaus Raumland, located in Rheinhessen, […]

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5 to Try: Spätburgunder’s Time to Shine

Every month, our 5 to Try series showcases five examples of stellar wines from varying wine styles, grapes, and Germany’s 13 winegrowing regions.  In the past few years, top U.S. publications have written bold headlines like, “Germany Might Be Producing the Best Pinot Noirs […]

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Create New Holiday Traditions with German Wine and Festive Food Pairings

This year’s holiday season is sure to look different, and spending cherished time with loved ones is more important than ever. Whether you’re hosting a socially distanced meal with family or participating in a virtual happy hour with friends, Wines of Germany encourages you […]

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2020 Harvest Update: Early Ice Wine Harvest in Germany

According to the German Wine Institute (DWI), winegrowers in several German wine regions, including the Nahe, Rheinhessen, Pfalz, Franken and Rheingau, successfully harvested frozen Eiswein (ice wine) grapes at freezing temperatures on November 30, 2020. This is good news for Eiswein lovers, as this […]

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Simply Stunning German Silvaner

Silvaner may be relatively unknown in the U.S., but few grapes can match its historical significance in Germany. Like Riesling, the country’s hallmark variety, Silvaner is terroir-expressive and incredibly diverse. Some are made to be subtle and fairly neutral, while others are powerful and […]

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