wine · 09. Oktober 2017
What is 'Fey-Daar-Wai-Sar' I hear you ask? The German Federweisser is best described as a teenaging wine: It is a cloudy, sometimes fizzy, light, and hard to control young wine - only seasonably available in September and October. Here is all you need to know...
wine · 09. Oktober 2017
You have a long layover in Frankfurt and you are not sure what to do? You like wine? Then this self guided wine tour might be for you: check out our 10 tips for hours well spent on a quick wine trip of Rheinhessen and Rheingau.
18. September 2017
German Wine Culture: Liebfrauenstift - a church build in 1300, located smack in the vineyards of Rheinhessen. For a long time this was a destination for pilgrims, not only for religious reasons it is said, but also for wines offered to exhausted souls. On a less flattering end the Liebfrauenstift became also the namesake of the Liebfraumilch, a cuvee of cheapest wines, unfortunately still perceived as representative of German wine culture in overseas markets.
12. September 2017
Hey you! Cosmopolitan wineophile! What are you just having? Where is your wine from exactly? Ever wanted to get a feel for the surroundings and the single vineyards of Nuits-Saint-Georges in Burgundy? Or get a better understanding of the plots and vineyards around Montalcino? Want to see the location of the world's steepest vineyard, the Calmont in Bremm at the River Mosel? We just came across Weinlagen-Info, an interactive tool to search and zoom in an out of the world's vineyards. Based on...
12. September 2017
Ever since I came for the first time I have been long in love with this wine regions, not only for the wines but also for so much more...
08. August 2017
Recall these stagements...'I'll have ABC - anything but Chardonnay!'? Or, blundly 'I hate Chardonnay'. Since our last venture into Lambruscos, we are afraid of nothing anymore and will give this much bashed wine a new chance. We are not the only ones, it appears...
02. August 2017
Want to see one of Germany's oldest and newest wineries in one go? Abbey Eberbach, the birthplace of the Cabinett wines and home to one of Europe's most modern wineries is home to both. The time warp could hardly be more interesting...
28. Juli 2017
Winery Emrich-Schönleber - Nahe wine tours
Keen on a high-end tasting in September? Here is where to go:
24. Juli 2017
Cary, wine wonk and American citizen currently living in Frankfurt loves to explore German wine culture by visiting wineries. Her last tour took her to the Pinot-Noir corner of Rheingau - see which winemakers she has met...
11. Juli 2017
Spending some time around Germany's Great Wine Capital Mainz in Summer? Make sure you visit a winemaker's party! Here's which ones to go to:

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