Category Archives: Germany

Book Review: Wine Atlas of Germany, University of California Press

This is the most extensive, comprehensive and up to date book on German wine geography available in the English language.  Authored by three German experts on Riesling and German wine, it was originally published in German in 2007. The English … Continue reading

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Familia Schroeder: Wine and Dinosaurs in Neuquén

Roberto Schroeder’s ancestors emigrated from Germany in the early 19th century. Today Roberto is another kind of pioneer, developing an ultra-modern winery in Neuquén, a Patagonian province not previously known for fine wine. The area he selected, San Patricio del … Continue reading

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Tasting Notes: 2008 Riesling Hochheim/Rheingau/Germany

A couple of weeks ago, the Weinfreundeskreis Hochheim, of which my wife Annette and I are founding members, invited 5 winemakers from Hochheim to present their new wines of the 2008 vintage. We were at our German domicile at that … Continue reading

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How Does the Sugar Get Into the Wine Bottle?

How does the sugar get into the wine bottle? — With special reference to Germany Dr. Christian G.E. SchillerMcLean, Virginia (USA) and Frankfurt am Main (Germany) Dave McIntyre has written a very nice article (“How to Put Riesling Fears to … Continue reading

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Best of Riesling 2008

Best of Riesling 2008 Every two years in Bingen, Germany, The Best of Riesling competition invites a group of internationally recognized experts to choose their favorite Riesling wine. This year, more than 50 experts from a dozen countries gathered to … Continue reading

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Schillerwein-a German Specialty

Dr. Christian Schiller, McLean, Virginia, one of the i-WineReview’s subscribers has written this thoughtful note on Schillerwein in response to the April Featured Monthly Tasting on Rosë and the article on Techniques for Making Rosé Wine on There are … Continue reading

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Domaines Schlumberger: Wines of Tradition, Youth and Passion

By Mike PotashnikCo-Publisher International Wine Alsace is one of those wine regions of the world that is often under the radar screen of wine enthusiasts and wine writers. I was therefore delighted at the opportunity to lunch yesterday with … Continue reading

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