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Work in the Vineyard

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/viticulture-winemaking/work-in-the-vineyard/
28.05.2020
…Harvest This is certainly the most exciting moment for the winemaker and when it is seen whether all the efforts to maintain the vineyard will be rewarded with a successful wine. When a wine is ripe for harvest…  

Climate & Weather

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/viticulture-winemaking/climate-weather/
28.05.2020
…Germany's climate The bulk of precipitation in Germany occurs in the summer, while in the southern wine-growing countries, it rains primarily in the spring, autumn and winter. Here, rainfall generally decreases…  

Soil & Sites

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/viticulture-winemaking/soil-sites/
28.05.2020
…Soil and Site An important factor for the quality of the wine - in addition to the grape variety and the cultivation method - is the location of the vineyard and of course the soil in which the vines are rooted.The…  

Levels of Sweetness in Wine

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/taste-quality/levels-of-sweetness-in-wine/
28.05.2020
…Levels of Sweetness in Wine Dry is not always dry. It depends whether you are referring to still wine or sparkling wine. Different amounts of residual sugar apply to their respective taste specifications.Four…  

History

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/viticulture-winemaking/history/
28.05.2020
… in modern German viticulture. Thanks to the close cooperation between research, science and winemakers, a number of innovations in vineyard and cellar technology have been implemented. This know-how…  

Quality Categories

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/quality-standards/quality-categories/
28.05.2020
…Quality CategoriesGerman Landwein German Landwein is one of the wines with a protected geographical indication. It is an uncomplicated wine that is typical of its region. Landwein is mainly offered dry or semi-dry.…  

Must Weights

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/quality-standards/must-weights/
28.05.2020
…Must Weights The must weight already reveals something about the expected quality of the wine. It is measured in degrees Oechsle (abbreviated ° Oe); named after its inventor, the Württemberg pharmacist and mechanic…  

Speciality & Regional Wines

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/taste-quality/speciality-regional-wines/
28.05.2020
…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 classified…  

The Label

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/taste-quality/the-label/
28.05.2020
… as is the name of a reputable producer. The grape variety influences the bouquet and flavor of a wine to a considerable extent. The style of drier wines is usually indicated on the label: trocken denotes…  

Wine Crystals

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/taste-quality/wine-crystals/
28.05.2020
…How do Crystals Develop in Wine? Riper grapes have higher levels of tartaric acid. The longer grapes ripen on the vine, the longer they have to absorb minerals from the soil. Little by little crystals can develop…