First grapes for the production of new wine harvested in Germany


In Lörzweiler, in the Rhineland-Hesse region, the first grapes of the year were harvested on august 13th 2019. This is about a week later than in the previous year.


The juice of the grape variety Solaris ran with optimal 75 degrees Oechsle from the grape press into the barrel.

On friday, august 16th, the "Federweissenlese" (harvesting of so called new wine) in Neustadt an der Weinstraße will be officially opened in the Palatinate. From next week on, more companies will follow in the Palatinate or Rheinhessen and also in Saxony.

With the beginning of the main vintage - for the actual winemaking - grape varieties such as Müller-Thurgau is currently expected from mid-September. onwards.

topical page: when the new wine begins to rush

Global Wines of Germany Offices