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25.07.2019

Gewürztraminer

… Pfalz, Rheinhessen and Baden - where it is called Clevner. However, it can be found in all German wine regions. While it is frost-resistant, it does need warm vineyard sites and soil with good…

25.07.2019

Ebling

… (origin unknown), is an early-ripening and very fruitful grape that makes light, piquant wines that often are used for sparkling wine because of their pronounced acidity. This variety has a…

25.07.2019

Chardonnay

… or slightly underripe apples. Higher qualities are usually rich in alcohol and extract. They are wines of substance, with a long finish, and often vinified in Barrique casks.

25.07.2019

Work in the Wineyard & Cellar

… the authorities to monitor total production and, if necessary, deal with surplus production. Each wine-growing region has specific yield limitations. If a grower exceeds the limit, the surplus cannot be…

25.07.2019

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 Stream and its tempering…

25.07.2019

Soil & Sites

… geographical units, large and small, to distinguish between the two fundamental quality categories of wine that exist within the European Union: Deutscher Wein (former "Tafelwein") and Qualitätswein…

25.07.2019

History

… a centuries-long process of selection. The wild vines that tasted best and seemed best-suited for winemaking were cultivated and ulimately developed into the species known as vitis vinifera. There is…

25.07.2019

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 categories mandated by the…

25.07.2019

Must weights

… include Babo, Balling, Baumé and Brix). From this rating, the potential alcohol level of the finished wine can be determined - which in turn, is an important criterion for quality category classification, i.e.…

25.07.2019

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 distinctive names are the…