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The Anniversary Edition

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Is Austria’s wine culture at its most authentic when watered down?

Thoughts on sausage salad — and wine

Vol 08 Südtirol-Alto Adige Germany
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Because not all grapes are created equal, hybrids are ripe for their day in the sun.

Healing wounds one wine at a time

Vol 08 Italy Südtirol-Alto Adige

Thinking outside the box about vineyard labor

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How Junge Schweiz Neue Winzer is changing the landscape

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Two sisters tell Dad to back off

Creative Writing Vol 07
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A few words on this special literary edition

Personal Essay Vol 07

It wasn't the sulfites after all...

Fiction Vol 07
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On basketball, love, and the wine that wasn't

Fiction Vol 07
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The dark underbelly of liquid gold

Personal Essay Vol 07
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Stop focusing on the wine

Poetry Vol 07
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Nothing to fear from wild slopes

Personal Essay Vol 07
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The impossibility of trusting a wine brand from afar

Personal Essay Vol 07
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A Viennese wine that answers questions set almost by chance

 

Poetry Vol 07
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A Mosel master renders wine into words

Personal Essay Vol 07
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A mother's moment of grace in the Nahe

Personal Essay Vol 07
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Coming of age when Spätlesen sold for a song

Personal Essay Vol 07
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The fifth Baldwin brother remembered

Taking stock of unfathomable losses

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What biodynamics means to a Black wine professional

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Germany and Austria are in serious danger of drying out

A case for the future of vinous levity

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Kabinett trocken: a German love story

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Where Silvaner meets the sea

Pfyn is home to 80 wineries you can hike to

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Artisanal critter wine at Pranzegg

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The taste, and sound, of Austria’s vineyards

Umlaut picks from Orange Glou’s Doreen Winkler

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Flagship, albatross, or future?

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Blending years for a fresh perspective 

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Lessons learned during a pandemic

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A Viennese musical journey

When one German pyramid simply isn't enough...

Vol 05 Germany Württemberg
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Who's who in the "New Wü"?

 

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What does one drink, when one doesn't drink?

Vol 05 Mosel
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From Turin to Ürzig, the truth of vermouth and the herbs between.

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A legend in Austrian and German wine imports reflects

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And why they matter

Vol 05 Germany Pfalz
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Pfalz Riesling + Iconic Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup

A little-known red wine region comes into its own

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Leading the natural wine revolution in Switzerland's north

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Texas Hold 'em, Marlboros, and Swiss wine

Why Switzerland's varieties matter in the wider world

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A glorious and singular pleasure in Valais

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Martin Donatsch reveals why Swiss wines remain an insider secret.

 

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How central Europe's pink delight once captured pens and palates.

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Germany's role in fueling new thinking on farming

Vol 04 Germany Rheinhessen Pfalz Franken
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Rheinhessen's dry revolution gives Scheurebe a new taste.

Wein Goutte is on the move

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Old vines meet fresh talent in eastern Germany

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The tantalizing talents of Pinot Blanc

Five growers' efforts to find out

"Volcanic Styria" redefines the way we think of Austrian wine

Vol 04 Germany Württemberg

Embracing the unexpected in Westphalian cheese and Zweigelt from Württemberg.

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The amazing origin story of Switzerland's absinthe.

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Beauty and future in South Tyrol's "wines from the lake."

Moritz Nikolaus Lüke on the joys and challenges of becoming an MW

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In-depth with the winemakers of Weingut Abraham.

 

Vol 03 Germany Rheinhessen Pfalz Mosel

Late release wines and manipulating time to reveal intention.

Working hand in hand is in the region's DNA

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A quest for the true lineage of Austria's St. Laurent.

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Where does a viticulture trademarked on freshness go when the mercury rises? 

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And why we should care

And the 50 growers focused on its identity.

Vol 03 Germany Rheinhessen

This "cure" for salmon requires a side of Silvaner.

Get in on these insider picks

A recent quality jump makes this a happy hunting ground

Wine as a product of nature and culture, intricately defined

Biodynamics as a path to individuality and greater terroir expression

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Life in the bubble.

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Germany’s signature sparkling wine finds a new identity.

Exploring what happens when connection outweighs targets in the importer-producer relationship

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Sektlaune: an exuberant love, an idiosyncratic, inherently German emotional condition condensed into a single word.

 

A glimpse into Austria’s sparkling scene, from Winzersekt to pét-nat

Vol 02 Germany Pfalz

How a chance call and a promise to set the bar high launched Germany's newest next-level Sekt project.

From Europe’s highest vineyard to natural wines in a microcosm of South Tyrol

A renaissance on two fronts

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A hidden treasure brings detail into focus within Switzerland's largest wine growing region

It is not sacrifice, but focus that brings "Freyheit."

The rare native grape that may be future proof

Two brothers redefine familiar varieties for their generation

Cocktail ideas to send you climbing a tree into your own childhood.

The hidden world of compounds and precursors behind the spice of "umlaut wines"

Vol 01 Germany Mosel

Punishing vineyards, abandoned cellars — and the young vintners who can’t resist them

 

Vol 01 Germany Baden

What if being on the fringe turns out to be central to the appeal of German wine in our times?

Vol 01 Germany Rheinhessen Pfalz Ahr

The coming-of-age story of how a white wine has managed to capture the soul of Germany's leading red diva, Pinot Noir.

After years in the background, Steinmetz is ready to be seen

How a modest couple became the emblem of Swiss wines par excellence

Müller-Thurgau has always been there for Germany. Why hasn’t Germany always been there for it?

Vol 01 Germany Rheinhessen Pfalz Franken
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Ardent authenticity has transformed Silvaner from draft horse to darling among Germany's young winemakers.

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It is ancient. It is extra. And love it or hate it, Gewurz is here to stay. (Just give us back the umlaut, please!).

Vol 01 Germany Franken
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A culinary expedition through the uncharted waters off Germany’s North Sea coast and a hybrid wine from Franken.

From "Korea" to South Styria, a trio of standouts in Austria's extraordinary landscape of natural wines.

This is our chance to say thank you to the amazing talents that helped bring TRINK to life.

The most exciting thing ever to happen to German wines might be that collector Robert Dentice fell in love with them.