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21.01.2019

Ebling

Elbling Elbling, which is an ancient white variety (origin unknown), is an early-ripening and very fruitful grape that makes light, piquant wines that often are used for sparkling wine because…

21.01.2019

Chardonnay

ChardonnayLike many other ancient grape varieties, Chardonnay stems from the Middle East.As viticulture spread, the variety found a new home in France, particularly in Burgundy. Chardonnay is one…

21.01.2019

Work in the Wineyard & Cellar

[Translate to English:] Ahrwein e.V.[Translate to English:] Hauptstraße 8053474 Bad Neuahr-AhrweilerTel.: 02 641 / 91 71 0 Fax: 02 641 / 91 71 51www.ahrwein.de info@ahrwein.de Weitere…

21.01.2019

Climate & Weather

The longer ripening period for grapes north of the Alps yields fresher, fruitier wines. Germany is among the most northerly wine-growing countries of the world. It is primarily the warm Gulf…

21.01.2019

Soil & Sites

[Translate to English:] Ahrwein e.V.[Translate to English:] Hauptstraße 8053474 Bad Neuahr-AhrweilerTel.: 02 641 / 91 71 0 Fax: 02 641 / 91 71 51www.ahrwein.de info@ahrwein.de Weitere…

21.01.2019

History

HistoryWorld's oldest bottle of wine, Historisches Museum der Pfalz in SpeyerToday's grape varieties evolved during a centuries-long process of selection. The wild vines that tasted best and…

21.01.2019

Quality categories

Quality Categories Among the most important legally required declarations on a label is a wine's quality category. The German wine law makes far more distinctions within the two broad quality…

21.01.2019

Must weights

Must Weights The amount of sugar that has developed in the grapes' juice, or must, is an important indication of ripeness. This is referred to as «must weight» and it is measured on a hydrometer, a…

21.01.2019

Specialitiy & Regional Wines

Other noteworthy initiatives: Premium wines (or series of wines) produced by individual estates, commercial wineries and/or cooperative wineries. Eye-catching bottles and labels as well as…

21.01.2019

The Label

The quality control test number is a good orientation point, as is the name of a reputable producer. The grape variety influences the bouquet and flavor of a wine to a considerable extent. The…