German wine
German wine is primarily produced in the west of Germany, along the river Rhine and its tributaries, with the oldest plantations going back to the Roman era. Approximately 60 percent of the German win...
German wine
In this week's series we report on superlatives in the German wine landscape. Today we focus on Germany's most successful grape, the Riesling.
German Wine Route
The German Wine Route or Wine Road (German: Deutsche Weinstraße) is the oldest of Germany's tourist wine routes. Located in the Palatinate region of the federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate, the...
German wine classification
The German wine classification system puts a strong emphasis on standardization and factual completeness, and was first implemented per the German Wine Law of 1971. Almost all of Germany's vineyards a...
German wine label
A German wine label can offer a wealth of information for the consumer, despite the reputation they traditionally have of confusing laymen. Jon Bonné, MSNBC Life Style editor describes German wine lab...
Mittelrhein (wine region)
Mittelrhein (or Middle Rhine) is a region (Anbaugebiet) for quality wine in Germany, and is located along a 120 km stretch of river Rhine in the tourist portions of the Rhine region known as Midd...
Bad Bergzabern
Bad Bergzabern ( listen ) is a municipality in the Südliche Weinstraße district, on the German Wine Route in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is situated near the border with France, on the...
Palatine cuisine
The cuisine of the Palatinate region of Germany is essentially determined by regional dishes that have become popular throughout the whole region and even beyond.
The traditional Palatine cuisine ...
Frankish and Hunnic grape varieties
A division of grape varieties into Frankish and Hunnic grape varieties was practiced in German-speaking countries in the Middle ages and separated varieties considered to be better from those consider...
Weingut von Othegraven
Weingut von Othegraven is a wine-growing estate in the Mosel wine region with a wine-growing history of the site from the 2nd–4th century and a documented tradition of more than 600 years. It is loca...
Christa Klaß
Video-IntroductionChrista Klaß (also spelled Christa Klass) (born 7 November 1951) is a German politician. In 1975, she became a qualified master in Winemaking and has since been a self-employed wi...
Schloss Vollrads
Schloss Vollrads is a castle and a wine estate in the Rheingau wine-growing region in Germany, that has been making wine for over 800 years.
After the donation of Verona in 983 the archbishopric ...
Willi Schaefer
Willi Schaefer is a German wine grower and producer based in Graach, in the wine-growing region of Mosel, Germany.
The Schaefer family believe their viticulture roots in Graach extend back to 1121...
Weingut Joh. Jos. Prüm
Weingut Joh. Jos. Prüm is a German wine grower and producer based in Bernkastel-Wehlen, in the wine-growing region of Mosel, Germany.
The Prüm family have had a presence in Wehlen for over 400 yea...
Ernst Loosen
Ernst Loosen is a German winemaker and owner of the wine producer Weingut Dr. Loosen, located just outside Bernkastel in the Mosel wine region. With over 70,000 annual bottle production, he is one of ...
Lower Franconia
Lower Franconia (German: Unterfranken) is one of the three administrative regions of Franconia in Bavaria (seven regions), Germany (22 regions in five Federal States, 11 Federal States are not sub...
Deidesheim
Deidesheim is a town in the Bad Dürkheim district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany with some 3,700 inhabitants.The town lies in the northwest of the Rhine-Neckar urban agglomeration and since 1973 it ...
Weingut Wittmann
Weingut Wittmann is a German wine grower and producer based Westhofen, in the Wonnegau district of the wine-growing region of Rheinhessen, Germany. Weingut Wittmann is a member of the Verband Deutsche...
Liebfraumilch
Liebfraumilch or Liebfrau(e)nmilch is a style of semi-sweet white German wine which may be produced, mostly for export, in the regions Rheinhessen, Palatinate, Rheingau and Nahe. The name is a German ...