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Whose *Wine* is it? Meet Mark and Christine Barth

The wine producers of the month are Mark and Christine Barth of Wein- und Sektgut Barth, located in the Rheingau. The Barths are pioneers in the Sekt category, known for producing one of the first single-vineyard sparkling Rieslings, and played a leading role in the development of the new VDP.SEKT.STATUT standards. Meet Mark and Christine […]

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Whose *Wine* is it? Meet Lena Endesfelder from Weingut Endesfelder, Mosel

3 women, one winery, one passion The wine producer of the month is the 28-year-old Lena Endesfelder. She studied viticulture and oenology in Geisenheim. Lena grew up on the family-run winery and, as it often is the case on wine estates, she helped there since she was a child. Lena’s life turned out differently than […]

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Whose Wine is it? Meet Paul and Alexander, the counts von Schönborn

The wine producers of the month are Paul Graf von Schönborn-Wiesentheid, owner of family business Schloss Schönborn in Rheingau and founding member of the Verband Deutscher Prädikatsweingüter, and his son Alexander. Their philosophy is to create contemporary wines through natural cultivation methods, and the domain is known for always placing particular emphasis on quality, Rheingau […]

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Whose Wine is it? Meet Sofia Thanisch

The winemaker of the month highlights you Sofia Thanisch of Wwe. Dr. H. Thanisch, Erben Thanisch. Located in the Mosel, Sofia and the Thanisch family are carrying on the family’s traditions of elegant wines and women in leadership. Meet Sofia Thanisch Estate: Wwe. Dr. H. Thanisch Erben Thanisch Region: Mosel Village: Bernkastel-Kues Focus: Riesling (100%) […]

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Whose Wine is it? Meet Simone Frigerio from Reichsrat von Buhl

The winemaker of the month highlights you Simone Frigerio of Reichsrat von Buhl. Located in the Pfalz, Reichsrat von Buhl is a historic, certified organic estate known for its iconic vineyard sites and world famous wines for over 150 years. Meet Simone Frigerio Estate: Reichsrat von Buhl Region: Pfalz Village: Deidesheim Focus: Riesling and Sparkling […]

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Whose Wine is it? Meet Eva Fricke

The winemaker of the month highlights you Eva Fricke of Weingut Eva Fricke. Located in the Rheingau, Weingut Eva Fricke is dedicated to growing and making expressive and pure Rieslings that reflect the character of each site and vintage. Meet Eva Fricke Estate: Weingut Eva Fricke Region: Rheingau Village: Eltville Focus: 98% Riesling, 2% Pinot […]

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Whose Wine is it? Meet Christian Dautel

The winemaker of the month presents you this time Christian Dautel of Weingut Dautel. Located in Württemberg, Weingut Dautel is known for breaking tradition, becoming the first producer in the region to estate bottle wines and produce Chardonnay. Meet Christian Dautel Estate: Weingut Dautel Region: Württemberg Village: BönnigheimFocus: 24% Riesling, 18% Spätburgunder, 16% Lemberger, 12% […]

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Whose *Wine* is it? Meet Patrick Möllendorf

This month we introduce to you as the winemaker behind-the-vines Patrick Möllendorf of the Villa Wolf estate. Based in the Pfalz, Villa Wolf captures the many authentic expressions of the Pfalz’s diverse offerings and terroirs in its wines. Meet Patrick Möllendorf Producer: Villa Wolf Region: Pfalz Village: Wachenheim Focus: Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Pinot […]

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Whose *Wine* is it? Meet the Selbach Family

The winemaker of the month presents you the Selbach family of Weingut Selbach-Oster. Located in the Mosel, Selbach-Oster is one of the region’s most recognized estates, reflecting the deep roots of its ancestors in the Mosel and the area’s unique terroir. Meet The Selbach Family Estate: Weingut Selbach-Oster Region: Mosel Village: Zeltingen-Rachtig Focus: 92% Riesling, […]

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Whose *Wine* is it? Meet Dominik Meyer

Every month, ‘Whose Wine is it Anyway?’ profiles a German winemaker to give you a behind-the-vines look at the world of German wine. This month, we’re highlighting Dominik Meyer of Moselland. Based in the Mosel, Moselland is one of the largest Riesling producers in Germany, producing wine from dozens of small growers across four winegrowing […]