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German Wine in the Media | September 2020

Here is our September 2020 collection of English language blogs, news, podcasts and any other features about German wines.

 

The Wine Curmudgeon goes Mosel and reviews a Dr Loosen Riesling.

 

In James Suckling German wine specialist Stuart Pigott finds very nice words for the German wine vintage 2019 - ..."which is one of the very vintage I ever tasted in my 4-decade career".

 

"It’s a best of times, worst of times scenario" notes Valerie Kathawala on the market for German wines in the US. In Wine Business International  Valerie juxtaposes increasing interest in German wine with raised import taxes and changes in consumption due to the Corona crisis.

 

In Wineanorak, Jamie Goode profiles the white wine varietal Silvaner and provides 20+ tasting notes on Silvaner Grosses Gewächs wines 2019 from Franconia.

 

In Forbes food writer John Mariani talks to the CEO of the century old estate Hermannsberg (Nahe wine region): Achim  Kirchner explains why Rieslings from Kupfergrube are so special.

 

Still struggling to decode German wine labels: in NY Times Eric Asimov explains how to decode old-world wine labels, including a classic Willy Schaefer Riesling from Mosel. 

 

"We know, when we buy a top Riesling from a great German vineyard, that it could probably outlive us. We buy this aura of glamour with the wine, an extra dimension of time that shimmers, tantalisingly, always out of reach." On Tim Atkin's website, Margaret Rand ponders the factors around enjoying matured wines

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