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Müller-Thurgau

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/grape-varieties/white-grapes/mueller-thurgau/
06.11.2020
Müller-Thurgau / Rivaner Müller-Thurgau, also commonly known as Rivaner, is the second most planted grape in Germany and accounts for 12% of the total vineyard area with 12, 057 ha in  

Silvaner

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/grape-varieties/white-grapes/silvaner/
06.11.2020
Silvaner Silvaner comes from a natural cross between Traminer and Österreichisch Weiss (literally Austrian white) and is one of the oldest grape varieties. In 1659, the cultivation of Silvaner was  

Kerner

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/grape-varieties/white-grapes/kerner/
06.11.2020
Kerner Kerner is a crossing of Trollinger and Riesling, bred in 1969 in Württemberg and named after a local poet, Justinius Kerner. Compared with Riesling, it can grow in sites with less  

Weißburgunder

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/grape-varieties/white-grapes/weissburgunder/
06.11.2020
Weißburgunder - light summer wine, ideal for food pairing This ancient variety, which is known as Pinot Blanc in France, grows in fertile or chalky soil and ripens quite late. It is harvested  

Bacchus

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/grape-varieties/white-grapes/bacchus/
06.11.2020
Bacchus Bred in the Pfalz in the 1930s and named after the Latin term for Dionysos, "the Greek God of Wine", Bacchus is a crossing of (Silvaner x Riesling) x Müller-Thurgau. Bacchus  

Scheurebe

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/grape-varieties/white-grapes/scheurebe/
06.11.2020
Scheurebe Scheurebe is a crossing of Riesling and Bukettrebe (until 2012 thought to be Silvaner), that is well established in several German wine regions. It is one of the popular aromatic  

Ebling

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/grape-varieties/white-grapes/ebling/
06.11.2020
Elbling - a refreshing regional specialty for wine and sekt The refreshing Elbling is one of the oldest cultivated white wine vines in Europe. The winegrowers on the Upper Mosel refer to a 2000-year  

History

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/viticulture-winemaking/history/
06.11.2020
Many vineyards were still planted with several grape varieties side by side as late as the 19th century. This all practically came to a standstill however, when at the end of the 1800s, the vine  

Speciality & Regional Wines

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/taste-quality/speciality-regional-wines/
06.11.2020
Rheingau: ‘Erstes Gewächs’ (First growth) The Rheingau Winegrowers' Association is responsible for and owner of the quality seal ‘Erstes Gewächs’. They have scientifically assessed the region and  

Wine Growing Regions

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/wine-growing-regions/
06.11.2020
Sachsen Sachsen is Germany's easternmost and smallest wine-growing region.  Its recorded viticultural history dates from 1161 when the Church and aristocracy were responsible for the