Beats, weed, threads, eats — and German Riesling
“Frentsch” as Role Model (and as Role-Play)
How umlaut wines once again save the day.
Why Riesling is "finnishing" first in the Nordics
Thoughts on sausage salad — and wine
Because not all grapes are created equal, hybrids are ripe for their day in the sun.
Healing wounds one wine at a time
It wasn't the sulfites after all...
The dark underbelly of liquid gold
Stop focusing on the wine
Nothing to fear from wild slopes
A Mosel master renders wine into words
A mother's moment of grace in the Nahe
Coming of age when Spätlesen sold for a song
The fifth Baldwin brother remembered
Taking stock of unfathomable losses
What biodynamics means to a Black wine professional
Germany and Austria are in serious danger of drying out
A case for the future of vinous levity
Kabinett trocken: a German love story
Where Silvaner meets the sea
Umlaut picks from Orange Glou’s Doreen Winkler
Lessons learned during a pandemic
A Viennese musical journey
When one German pyramid simply isn't enough...
Who's who in the "New Wü"?
What does one drink, when one doesn't drink?
A legend in Austrian and German wine imports reflects
Pfalz Riesling + Iconic Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup
How central Europe's pink delight once captured pens and palates.
Germany's role in fueling new thinking on farming
Rheinhessen's dry revolution gives Scheurebe a new taste.
Wein Goutte is on the move
Old vines meet fresh talent in eastern Germany
The tantalizing talents of Pinot Blanc
Five growers' efforts to find out
Embracing the unexpected in Westphalian cheese and Zweigelt from Württemberg.
Moritz Nikolaus Lüke on the joys and challenges of becoming an MW
Late release wines and manipulating time to reveal intention.
This "cure" for salmon requires a side of Silvaner.
Wine as a product of nature and culture, intricately defined
Biodynamics as a path to individuality and greater terroir expression
Germany’s signature sparkling wine finds a new identity.
Exploring what happens when connection outweighs targets in the importer-producer relationship
Sektlaune: an exuberant love, an idiosyncratic, inherently German emotional condition condensed into a single word.
How a chance call and a promise to set the bar high launched Germany's newest next-level Sekt project.
A renaissance on two fronts
The hidden world of compounds and precursors behind the spice of "umlaut wines"
Punishing vineyards, abandoned cellars — and the young vintners who can’t resist them
What if being on the fringe turns out to be central to the appeal of German wine in our times?
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
The new Nordic thirst for German wines
Müller-Thurgau has always been there for Germany. Why hasn’t Germany always been there for it?
Ardent authenticity has transformed Silvaner from draft horse to darling among Germany's young winemakers.
It is ancient. It is extra. And love it or hate it, Gewurz is here to stay. (Just give us back the umlaut, please!).
A culinary expedition through the uncharted waters off Germany’s North Sea coast and a hybrid wine from Franken.
The most exciting thing ever to happen to German wines might be that collector Robert Dentice fell in love with them.