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June 26, 2017

Mosel Fine Wines Issue No 35 is Out

80-page strong with Part I of the extensive 2016 Mosel Vintage Report and other goodies >>>

June 12, 2017

Decipher the German Wine Label

Some rules of thumb to understand what is in your glass by "reading" a wine label >>>

June 2, 2017

Wine of the Month | Jun 2017

Unsurprisingly, Keller yielded one of the highlights of our horizontal review of 2007 dry Riesling >>>

June 2, 2017

Wine of the Month | Jun 2017

Georg Breuer is one of the finest and most reliable sources for dry Riesling. No wonder its Nonnenberg proved a highlight of our 2007 retrospective >>>

May 20, 2017

2007 Dry & Off-Dry Riesling | A Progress Report

Our "10-Years-After" retrospective yielded a heterogeneous picture ... with however some resounding successes! >>>

May 16, 2017

Tasting Notes Database updated with Issue No 33 and No 34

500 tasting notes of Mature Riesling (focus on 2007 and 1997 vintages) have been added to the database integrated in CellarTracker >>>

May 13, 2017

1997 Retrospective | Textbook Mosel Beauty

Our 90 wine-strong Retrospective of the 1997 vintage proved a resounding success. For many wine lovers, 1997 may well be THE perfect vintage >>>

May 7, 2017

Wine of the Month | May 2017

This highlight from our extensive 1997 Riesling retrospective delivers almost everything one can expect from a refined Auslese GK >>>

May 4, 2017

Wine of the Month | May 2017

A stunning noble-sweet Riesling by Heymann-Löwenstein underlines why Auslese GK is the sweet spot of 2007 Riesling vintage >>>

April 28, 2017

Vintage 2016 | A Sneak Preview

We tasted many 2016 wines at the VDP.Weinbörse Mainz earlier this week. Here some thoughts on this charmer of a vintage >>>

April 20, 2017

2007 Fruity & Noble-Sweet Riesling | A Progress Report

Our retrospective underlines the great purity of 2007 fruity and noble-sweet Riesling in this higher-toned remake of the great 1953 >>>

April 7, 2017

Wine of the Month | Apr 2017

This Joh. Joh. Prüm Auslese, a highlight from our extensive 2007 Retrospective, epitomizes everything great about the vintage >>>

April 7, 2017

Wine of the Month | Apr 2017

Our extensive 1997 retrospective yielded many superb wines, among which a spectacularly complete Kabinett by Maximin Grünhaus >>>

April 3, 2017

Mosel Fine Wines Issue No 34 is Out

It includes huge retrospectives of 1997 and 2007, 450 mature Riesling, interesting stories and 40 mature wines still commercially available >>>

March 1, 2017

Wine of the Month | Mar 2017

2015 saw some superb dry German Riesling at the hand of leading growers, among which Emrich-Schönleber and a highly elegant Halenberg GG >>>

March 1, 2017

Wine of the Month | Mar 2017

2015 saw some superb dry German Riesling at the hand of leading growers such as Schäfer-Fröhlich: Its Frühlingsplätzchen GG is a roaring success >>>

February 1, 2017

Wine of the Month | Feb 2017

Matthias Knebel produced an impressive collection of dry-tasting wines in 2015, including a superb von den Terrassen which offers great value >>>

February 1, 2017

Wine of the Month | Feb 2017

The new up-and-coming Materne & Schmitt Estate delivered gorgeous wines in 2015, including a great dry-tasting from the Lehmener Lay >>>