Hanukkah Wine & Food Pairings That Will Shine As Bright As The Menorah

Hanukkah is here! We’re in the midst of eight straight nights of celebrating with family and friends. Looking to switch up the classic snacks and sips for the rest of the week ahead? We’ve compiled some of our favorite traditional dishes paired with the […]

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Drink Your Dessert On National Dessert Day With Delectable German Wines

October 14th is National Dessert Day, and what better way to double the fun than to pair your dessert with a dessert wine? Dessert wines are meant to be enjoyed in small glasses and serve as the perfect accompaniment to a variety of sweet […]

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Germany´s 2018 Grape Harvest Exceeds Expectations

After last year´s below-average crops and depleted cellar stocks, latest estimates predict that this year’s wine harvest will reach approximately 10.7 million hectoliters in volume nationwide. According to the German Wine Institute (DWI), this will correspond to a 23% rise above the 10-year average […]

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Carolin Klöckner Elected 70th German Wine Queen

Carolin Klöckner, from Vaihingen (near Stuttgart) in the Württemberg region, has been named the 70th German Wine Queen. She is joined in her reign by German Wine Princesses Klara Zehnder from the Franken region and Inga Storck from the Pfalz region. To the raucous […]

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Heatwave Brings on Germany’s Earliest Harvest in History

The 2018 grape harvest season started unusually early in Germany, with the first grapes for ‘Federweißer’ picked on August 6 – the earliest start-date on record – in Germany’s largest wine-growing region, Rheinhessen. Germany experienced a warm spring and a very hot summer, causing […]

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