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November 18, 2021

Issue Highlight | November 2021

Focus on a stunning dry Riesling by Kruger-Rumpf, a fine but still under-rated Estate in the Nahe >>>

November 7, 2020

Annual Auctions | An Introduction to a German Wine Tradition

Learn more about how some of the finest German wines are sold every year via a set of Auctions >>>

November 2, 2021

Mosel Fine Wines Issue No 59 is out

Table of Contents: Part III of our 2020 Mosel vintage report, our annual dry German Riesling report, and the guide to this year's Auctions >>>

October 1, 2021

Issue Highlight | October 2021

Focus on a stunning dry Riesling by Julian Haart, among the finest of the vintage >>>

September 16, 2021

Mosel Fine Wines Issue No 58 is out

Table of Contents: Part II of our extensive 2020 Mosel vintage report and a sneak preview of our annual dry German Riesling report >>>

September 3, 2021

Issue Highlight | September 2021

Focus on a stunning Kabinett by Günther Steinmetz, an Estate with a great array of terroirs >>>

August 6, 2021

Issue Highlight | August 2021

The Ayler Lambertskirch Kabinett by Peter Lauer epitomizes everything great about the filigreed 2020 vintage >>>

July 9, 2021

Issue Highlight | July 2021

Focus on a highlight of our 2020 vintage report, a superb Spätlese by Merkelbach, where changes have happened >>>

July 5, 2021

Mosel Fine Wines Issue No 57 is out

Table of Contents: Part I of our extensive 2020 Mosel vintage report >>>

June 4, 2021

Issue Highlight | June 2021

Focus on a highlight of our 2011 restrospective: A noble-sweet Riesling by Maximin Grünhaus - von Schubert >>>

May 7, 2021

Issue Highlight | May 2021

Focus on a noble-sweet Riesling by Le Gallais which proved a highlight of our 2011 restrospective >>>

April 12, 2021

Mosel Fine Wines Issue No 56 is out

Table of Contents: A retrospective of 2011 and 2001 as well as a look back at the great vintages of the past >>>

April 8, 2021

Issue Highlight | April 2021

Focus on a dry Riesling by Willi Schaefer which proved a highlight of our 2011 dry German Riesling restrospective >>>

March 5, 2021

Issue Highlight | March 2021

A stunning expression of Saumagen Trocken R by Koehler-Ruprecht about to be released commercially >>>

February 5, 2021

Issue Highlight | February 2021

Clemens Busch crafted a stunning GG and the dry Riesling of the vintage in the Mosel >>>

January 30, 2021

Mosel Fine Wines Issue No 55 is out

Table of Contents: 2019 Highlights, 2020 Sneak Preview, Kabinett, Vineyard Names, Koehler-Ruprecht Vertical >>>

January 2, 2021

Issue Highlight | January 2021

Jonas Dostert, a young upcoming organic grower, dished up one of the finest Spätburgunder of 2019 >>>

December 1, 2020

Issue Highlight | December 2020

Weingut Peter Jakob Kühn produced a stunning highlight of our annual dry German Riesling report >>>

November 6, 2020

Issue Highlight | November 2020

Weingut Fritz Haag nailed the 2019 vintage like few others, also at Kabinett level >>>

November 2, 2020

Mosel Fine Wines Issue No 54 is out

130-page strong with part III of our extensive 2019 Mosel vintage and dry German Riesling reports is out >>>

October 1, 2020

Issue Highlight | October 2020

Selbach-Oster underlined the greatness of the 2019 vintage with, among others, this stunning off-dry Riesling >>>

September 5, 2020

Issue Highlight | September 2020

Reinhold Franzen dished up one of the finest values in the epic 2019 vintage >>>

August 31, 2020

Mosel Fine Wines Issue No 53 is out

100-page strong Issue with part II of our extensive 2019 vintage report and full Auction guide >>>

August 3, 2020

Issue Highlight | August 2020

2019 is an epic vintage for intense Kabinett though few achieved the grace of the Domprobst by Willi Schaefer >>>

July 6, 2020

Issue Highlight | July 2020

2019 is an epic vintage at the top as Falkenstein underlines with this near perfect off-dry beauty >>>

July 2, 2020

Mosel Fine Wines Issue No 52 is out

100-page strong Issue with part I of our extensive 2019 vintage report >>>

June 2, 2020

Issue Highlight | June 2020

This stunning Kabinett underlines what an epic vintage 2019 is at the top in the Mosel >>>

May 25, 2020

Mosel Fine Wines Issue No 51 is out

A Special Issue with a preview of 2019 and a first set of noteworthy wines >>>

May 2, 2020

Issue Highlight | May 2020

Focus on a highlight of our comprehensive 2010er dry Riesling retrospective >>>

April 7, 2020

Issue Highlight | April 2020

A stunning 2010er Spätlese by the underrated Herman Ludes Estate and which is still available at the Estate >>>

April 2, 2020

Mosel Fine Wines Issue No 50 is out

250 mature Riesling (incl. 50 still commercially available!), mainly from the 2010 vintage, and a guide to the pre-1971 German wine >>>

March 6, 2020

Issue Highlight | March 2020

A stunning 2015er dry Riesling by Fio Wines which is about to be released now >>>

February 4, 2020

Issue Highlight | February 2020

This beauty by Jan Matthias Klein stands exemplary for the growing success of natural wine in the Mosel >>>

January 13, 2020

Mosel Fine Wines Issue No 49 is out

Table of Contents: 2018 highlights, sneak preview at 2019, natural wine, Mosel in the 19th century, and verticals >>>

January 3, 2020

Issue Highlight | January 2020

The modern-day classic 2018er Winninger Uhlen GG by Knebel completely defies the ripe DNA of the vintage >>>

December 2, 2019

Issue Highlight | December 2019

The ripe and round 2018 nevertheless generated some true modern-day legends, such as this TBA by Weingut Max Ferd. Richter >>>

November 1, 2019

Issue Highlight | November 2019

We highlight a stunning 2018er GG by Weingut Schloss Lieser >>>

October 21, 2019

Mosel Fine Wines Issue No 48 is out

Table of Contents: 2018 Mosel Vintage Report Part III, Dry German Riesling Report, Auctions Look-Back, Mature Riesling Releases >>>

October 1, 2019

Issue Highlight | October 2019

We put the spotlight on one of the finest Estate wines we have ever tasted and which completely defies the ripeness of 2018 >>>

September 6, 2019

Issue Highlight | September 2019

A dry-tasting Riesling by the recently set-up Weingut Cantzheim completely defies the ripe and round DNA of the 2018 vintage >>>

September 2, 2019

Mosel Fine Wines Issue No 47 is out

Table of Contents: 2018 Mosel Vintage Report Part II (400 wines), Auction Guides, Library releases from E. Christoffel-Berres >>>

August 1, 2019

Issue Highlight | August 2019

2018: Only about ripeness and low acidity? No, as Julian Haart showed with this brilliant dry Piesporter >>>

July 24, 2019

2018 Mosel Vintage | Kissed by the Sun

2018 was kissed by the sun and yielded many ripe and blousy wines ... as well as some stunningly racy and elegant ones! Here the key facts in a nutshell >>>

July 8, 2019

Issue Highlight | July 2019

A few growers like A.J. Adam completely outdid the ripe DNA of 2018. Learn here how >>>

July 2, 2019

Mosel Fine Wines Issue No 46 is out

Table of Contents: 2018 Mosel Vintage Report Part I (500 wines), New dry Riesling Releases, Library wines at J.B. Becker. >>>

June 11, 2019

2009 Dry & Off-Dry Riesling | A Progress Report

Our extensive “10-Years-After” Retrospective highlighted the big and beautiful nature of the vintage >>>

June 1, 2019

Issue Highlight | June 2019

Karthäuserhof crafted one of the finest dry Riesling from anywhere in the world in 2009. Here is the story >>>

May 15, 2019

2009 Fruity & Noble-Sweet Riesling | A Progress Report

Our extensive “10-Years-After” Retrospective highlighted the crowd-pleasing nature of the vintage >>>

May 2, 2019

Issue Highlight | May 2019

Immich-Batterieberg nailed the 2009 vintage with its stunning Enkircher Ellergrub in what was its rebirth year >>>

April 30, 2019

2018 Vintage | A Sneak Preview

We tasted many 2018 wines at the VDP.Weinbörse Mainz earlier this week. Here some thoughts on this fascinating vintage. >>>

April 9, 2019

Mosel Fine Wines Issue No 45 is out

Table of Contents: 250 mature Riesling (incl. 30 still commercially available!), mainly from the 2009 vintage, and a dive into the great defunct Mosel Estates >>>

April 2, 2019

Issue Highlight | Apr 2019

This stunning Auslese by the Merkelbach brothers proves a highlight of our 2009 retrospective >>>