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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 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 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 >>>

March 1, 2019

Issue Highlight | Mar 2019

Dönnhoff hit the bull’s eye in 2017, producing many of the finest dry Riesling in this remarkable vintage. Here some background >>>

February 1, 2019

Issue Highlight | Feb 2019

A late-released off-dry Riesling underlines the greatness of the 2016 vintage and the value of extended cask aging >>>

January 17, 2019

Mosel Fine Wines Issue 44 is out

Table of contents: A Look-back at 2017, a sneak preview on 2018 and stories on Mosel, on Riesling and beyond wine >>>

January 9, 2019

Tasting Notes Database Updated with Issue No 43

500 tasting notes of from the 2017 vintage have been added to the searchable database >>>

January 2, 2019

Issue Highlight | Jan 2019

2017 was a great vintage. Young Stefan Müller seized the opportunity to produce some grandiose wines >>>

December 22, 2018

2017 Mosel Vintage | Dry Riesling Highlights

We look back at dry Riesling in the 2017 vintage and share our list of not-to-be-missed vintage highlights >>>

December 18, 2018

2017 Mosel Vintage | Off-Dry Riesling Highlights

We look back at off-dry Riesling in the 2017 vintage and share our list of not-to-be-missed vintage highlights >>>

December 14, 2018

2017 Mosel Vintage | Noble-Sweet Highlights

We look back at Noble-Sweet Riesling in the 2017 vintage and share our list of not-to-be-missed vintage highlights >>>

December 10, 2018

2017 Mosel Vintage | Spätlese Highlights

We look back at Spätlese in the 2017 vintage and share our list of not-to-be-missed vintage highlights >>>

December 6, 2018

2017 Mosel Vintage | Kabinett Highlights

We look back at Kabinett in the 2017 vintage and share our list of not-to-be-missed vintage highlights >>>

December 1, 2018

Issue Highlight | Dec 2018

A superb Spätburgunder by newcomer Tobias Feiden underlines the strides in quality made by the red wines of the Mosel >>>

November 26, 2018

Tasting Notes Database Updated with Issue No 42

380 tasting notes of from the 2017 vintage have been added to the searchable database >>>

November 16, 2018

2017 Dry German Riesling | Overview and Buying Guide

2017 played on intensity and zest, not an easy combination for dry Riesling. Worry not, the finest are amazing, as we found out >>>

November 12, 2018

Sectors of the Winninger Uhlen have been given DPO / gU status

The Uhlen Blaufüsser Lay, Laubach and Roth Lay have been recognized as DPO / gU: A new era for German wine? >>>

November 1, 2018

Issue Highlight | Nov 2018

This stunning high-end Auslese by Weingut Selbach-Oster underlines the incredibly high quality of the 2017 vintage >>>