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Quality Categories

 
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27.11.2020
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  

Grape varieties

 
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06.11.2020
Grape varieties The wide range of grape varieties cultivated in Germany is impressive, from "A" as in Acolon, to "Z" as in Zweigeltrebe. Whilst almost 100 varieties are planted, around twenty of  

Riesling

 
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06.11.2020
Simply sniffing a Riesling is a great pleasure. Hints of apple, citrus, peach and apricot can be detected. The purity of fruit aroma combined with a unique fruit acidity make the Riesling into one  

Kerner

 
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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  

Ebling

 
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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

 
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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

 
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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

 
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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  

Mosel

 
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06.11.2020
Moselwein e.V. Gartenfeldstraße 12a 54295 Trier Tel: +49 651 / 71028 - 0 Fax: +49 651 / 71028 - 20 www.weinland-mosel.de  info(at)weinland-mosel.deOverview Mosel Geographical  

Nahe

 
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06.11.2020
Weinland Nahe e.V. Burgenlandstraße 7 55543 Bad Kreuznach Tel: +49 671 / 83405 - 0 Fax: +49 671 / 83405 - 25 www.weinland-nahe.de info@weinland-nahe.deOverview Nahe Geographical