Growers chisel a fresh profile for a long-lamented region

Vol 15 Germany Rheinhessen
Reading time: 10 minutes

welcome to your intervention

Vol 15 Germany Rheinhessen
Reading time: 10 minutes

Welcome to your intervention

Reading time: 7 minutes

What's ahead for German-speaking wines?

Vol 15 Germany Saale-Unstrut
Reading time: 13 minutes

Germany's Saale-Unstrut pushes the envelope of northern viability

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Has the world’s most iconic grape found a new cool climate home?


On compound words and not-sweet wine

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David Schildknecht brings our Prädikat series to its sweet finale

A Markgräflerland estate stakes a claim

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The wines that zig where others zag

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Serious Sauvignon Blanc finds a home

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The myth. The legend. The reality.

Vol 12 Rheinhessen
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Rheinhessen’s viticultural journey


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German and Austrian growers go their own way with retro "rosé"

Now is the time to be in the know

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Exploring wine's effects beyond the glass

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Serious, artisanal, creative – and umlauted

Vol 11 Burgenland Württemberg
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Seeking the illusive identity of this trending red grape

Forgotten tastes rediscovered

Can you hear the music?

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German Wines Get a Showcase in the Dutch Capital

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Welcome to the Mett-a-verse

Pedicures, Camping Vans, and Tested Expertise

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Germany's Most Underrated Region

Reading time: 7 minutes

A First-Hand Account Brings the Golden Age of Mosel Riesling to Life


Patrons Vol 10 Germany

When it comes to Riesling, it pays to mind the gap

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Probing the identity of German wine’s “middle child”

A sparkling star hides in plain sight

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Welcome to Germany's Wild West

Heritage as the “Why” for a Life in Wine

Liora Levi explains the astronomical success of German wines in Norway

Beats, weed, threads, eats — and German Riesling

“Frentsch” as Role Model (and as Role-Play)


Personal Essay Vol 09 Austria Germany

How umlaut wines once again save the day.

Why Riesling is "finnishing" first in the Nordics


Thoughts on sausage salad — and wine

Vol 08 Südtirol-Alto Adige Germany
Reading time: 12 minutes

Because not all grapes are created equal, hybrids are ripe for their day in the sun.

Healing wounds one wine at a time

Personal Essay Vol 07 Germany Mosel

It wasn't the sulfites after all...

Fiction Vol 07 Germany
Reading time: 10 minutes

The dark underbelly of liquid gold

Personal Essay Vol 07 Germany
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Stop focusing on the wine

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Nothing to fear from wild slopes

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A Mosel master renders wine into words

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

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

Personal Essay Vol 07 Germany Rheinhessen
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The fifth Baldwin brother remembered

Taking stock of unfathomable losses

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

"Spargel" and Silvaner Kabinett 

Umlaut picks from Orange Glou’s Doreen Winkler

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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...

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Who's who in the "New Wü"?


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

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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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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.

Reading time: 6 minutes

Old vines meet fresh talent in eastern Germany

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The tantalizing talents of Pinot Blanc

Five growers' efforts to find out

Embracing the unexpected in Westphalian cheese and Württemberg Zweigelt

Reading time: 9 minutes

A region comes into its own.

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

Vol 03 Germany Rheinhessen Pfalz Mosel

Late release wines and manipulating time to reveal intention.

Vol 03 Germany Rheinhessen

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

Reading time: 8 minutes

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.


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"

Reading time: 8 minutes

Past, Present, (and Future?) Greatness

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?

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

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

Vol 01 Germany Rheinhessen Pfalz Franken
Reading time: 8 minutes

Ardent authenticity has transformed Silvaner from draft horse to darling among Germany's young winemakers.

Reading time: 6 minutes

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

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North Sea waters and central Germany bring forth an uncharted combination

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. 

Vol 01 Germany Rheinhessen
Reading time: 4 Minutes

P.J. Valckenberg and the next chapter of German wine