Fine German Riesling From The Nahe

Nahe Riesling German Wine Niedherhauser Hermannshohle

Reading Time: "We're old-school," says Caroline Diel as she hands me a bottle of her hand-disgorged sparkler made from Riesling. That's the feeling I get visiting the producers in the Nahe. Even though the region is an hour's drive from Frankfurt, the producers here live in their own world. And

Rheinhessen Riesling

German Riesling Rheinhessen

Reading Time: The Rheinhessen does a lot more than mass-produced, semi-sweet wines. The Rheinhessen is Germany's largest wine-producing region by vineyard area. The German Wine Institute reports that there are close to 27,000 hectares of vineyards in the region spread out over three districts and 400+ individual sites. The Rheinhessen

Best Wine Memories of 2019

Exotic Wine Travel Best Wine Memories of 2019

Reading Time: As 2019 closes and 2020 unfolds, it will mark five straight years of traveling around the world. We've spent that entire time uncovering unique wines from both far-flung and well-known regions of the wine world. In 2015 we left our careers to take a sabbatical. I had a

German Pinot Noir: Is It Worth the Hype?

Reading Time: German wines are much more than just Riesling. In the past, German Pinot Noir may have been thin and unexciting but today things are different. Now might be the time to give German Pinot Noir a taste. There are many articles on the internet today with titles like