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Washington Post Magazine highlights Geman wines

01/19/2022

According to 'The Washington Post Magazine' a new generation of Germany's wine producers as well as global warming are changing the American public's perception of German wine.


Washington Post Author Jason Wilson gives his readers insights into his latest trip to the reknowned Mosel valley in Germany. Understandibly and just as many other winelovers he seems to have a crush on Piesport and "Goldtröpfchen" (golden drops) from Mosel vineyards.

Whispers of a Golden Future

In his comprehensive feature of 'Wines of Germany' Wilson discribes  the global wine communities "whispers" that parts of Germany might soon challenge more well-known areas of Spain, Italy or France, "which are getting hotter and hotter all the time."

"We are the big winners from climate change," one German wine journalist told the New York Times earlier this year, according to Wilson. "I know it’s disgusting to say, but it’s the truth."

Different style of drinking than even 10 years ago

Speaking about a representative of the new generation of (female) German winemakers, The Washington Post Magazine's author Jason Wilson cites Eva Fricke: "There’s a completely different style of drinking than even 10 years ago," says the young vintner from the Rheingau region. "The old wine customer, the one who thought a certain way about these wines, is dying out."

Read the whole article via The Washington Post Magazine

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