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Viticulture & Winemaking

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/viticulture-winemaking/
25.09.2020
Climate and Weather The longer ripening period for grapes north of the Alps yields fresher, fruitier wines. read moreWork in the Vineyard Harvest is certainly the most exciting moment for the winemaker and when it is…  

Spätburgunder

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/grape-varieties/red-grapes/spaetburgunder/
25.09.2020
… German name for the grape is Spätburgunder - late (spät) ripening pinot (burgunder). Sensitive to climate and soil, it needs warmth (but not intense heat) to thrive and does well in chalky soils. As the name…  

Lemberger

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/grape-varieties/red-grapes/lemberger/
25.09.2020
… warmth Lemberger, also known as "Blauer Limberger" and "Blaufränkisch" grows in a warm climate and wind-protected areas, since bud-burst is early and it ripens late. In very good sites, this…  

Cabernet Sauvignon

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/grape-varieties/red-grapes/cabernet-sauvignon/
25.09.2020
… aroma of green bell pepper. A special characteristic of the variety is that under the most diverse climate and soil conditions the aroma and taste of the wine remain so unmistakably Cabernet. When paired with…  

Müller-Thurgau

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/grape-varieties/white-grapes/mueller-thurgau/
25.09.2020
… in the beginning of the harvest. While it requires less sun and makes few demands of the climate, it does need more rain than Riesling, as well as soil with good drainage. Its wines are generally…  

Climate & Weather

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/viticulture-winemaking/climate-weather/
25.09.2020
…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/
25.09.2020
… Then it is the winemaker who must recognize which grape variety, considering the specific climate conditions, is best suited for their vineyard and desired wine style. Then they must use this…  

Wine Growing Regions

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/wine-growing-regions/
25.09.2020
… wine region, Rheinhessen, lies in a valley of gentle rolling hills. Varied soils and the favorable climate make it possible to grow many grape varieties, old and new. read moreFranken Franken wine has been…  

Ahr

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/wine-growing-regions/ahr/
25.09.2020
… bizarre rock landscape towards the Rhine and the vineyards nestle above on barren rocks. The mild climate provides the grapes in the Ahr Valley with ideal conditions, as the warmed rocks release their stored…  

Baden

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/wine-growing-regions/baden/
25.09.2020
… and the Bodensee (Lake Constance) Major town(s): Heidelberg, Karlsruhe, Baden-Baden, Freiburg Climate: Sunny and warm; the Kaiserstuhl district is Germany's warmest area Soil…