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Grape varieties

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/grape-varieties/
20.01.2021
… are almost exclusively dedicated to white grape varieties. In contrast, regions in the south, such as Württemberg and Baden,and the Ahr in the north, have a longstanding red wine tradition. The trend towards red…  

Red Grapes

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/grape-varieties/red-grapes/
20.01.2021
… wines. read moreAcolon - fine fruit, good structure This red wine variety grown in Weinsberg in Württemberg has gained a place in the German red wine range within a few years. read moreMerlot Merlot is…  

White Grapes

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/grape-varieties/white-grapes/
20.01.2021
… well even in stony soil and can subsist on a minimum of moisture. read moreKerner Bred in 1969 in Württemberg and named after a local poet, Justinius Kerner, it is a crossing of Trollinger and Riesling. read…  

Spätburgunder

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/grape-varieties/red-grapes/spaetburgunder/
20.01.2021
… vineyard area is covered by Spätburgunder grapes, primarily in the southern regions of Baden and Württemberg, and also in the more northerly regions of the Ahr Valley where it accounts for over 65% vineyard…  

Dornfelder

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/grape-varieties/red-grapes/dornfelder/
20.01.2021
… wine far deeper in colour than other German red wines. In fact, it was initially bred (1955, in Württemberg) to serve as a blending wine to improve the colour of pale reds. Today it is prized on its own as…  

Trollinger

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/grape-varieties/red-grapes/trollinger/
20.01.2021
… found in German wine country (primarily as a table grape), today it is planted almost exclusively in Württemberg, where it is the quaffing wine of choice, earning its position as the “Swabian national drink”.  

Schwarzriesling

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/grape-varieties/red-grapes/schwarzriesling/
20.01.2021
… where it is part of many champagne cuvées. Black Riesling is particularly popular with the Württembergers, but not only there. At table, it is an interesting alternative to Pinot Noir.  

Lemberger

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/grape-varieties/red-grapes/lemberger/
20.01.2021
… and wind-protected areas, since bud-burst is early and it ripens late. In very good sites, this Württemberg speciality yields wines with excellent quality. It does well in various soil types,…  

Kerner

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/grape-varieties/white-grapes/kerner/
20.01.2021
…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 favorable conditions…  

Must Weights

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/knowledge/quality-standards/must-weights/
20.01.2021
… of the wine. It is measured in degrees Oechsle (abbreviated ° Oe); named after its inventor, the Württemberg pharmacist and mechanic Ferdinand Oechsle. Other terms for comparable measurements include…