100-Point German Wine from Maverick Producer Eva Fricke Auctioned at Sotheby’s
Rheingau winemaker Eva Fricke will be one of the headliners of Sotheby’s upcoming fine wine auction. The sale will include the 2019 Lorcher Krone Trockenbeerenauslese which was awarded 100-points by The Wine Advocate.
‘Flood wine,’ anyone? German vintners sell salvaged bottles of mud-encrusted Pinot Noir to raise funds
The red wine marketed on Germany’s crowdfunding website as “our worst vintage” might not sound appetizing, but bottles are flying off the virtual shelves.
These Low and No-Alcohol Wines Taste Like the Real Deal
To meet the demands of an increasingly health conscious world of wine drinkers, more wineries are now making low- or no-alcohol wines. In the past, this was a bleak realm, but today’s versions can be surprisingly tasty. While they’re unlikely to supplant real wine, they’re a welcome addition.
9 White Wines to Serve Super-Cold When It’s Blazing Hot Outside
When it’s hot, you want your wine cold—but how cold, really? Let’s face it: When it’s blazingly hot outside, a 55°F glass of wine, which is more or less the ideal temperature for rich Chardonnays and white Burgundies, just isn’t all that refreshing.
10 of Our Favorite European Pinot Noirs for Every Budget
Pinot Noir is an iconic variety that’s renown throughout the world. But this red grape made a name for itself at home in Burgundy and all across Europe.
25 Sommeliers on the One Wine They’re Drinking This Summer
The wine and hospitality industry can be a tough business — especially this past year — so it’s telling what experts reach for when they’re off the clock and it’s time to recover from a long day.
August Kesseler ‘R’ Riesling Kabinett 2019, Rheingau, Germany
With lots of bold flavors, namely the tomatoes and the spices, I want a white wine with good acidity, maybe just a touch of sweetness, and most certainly no oak — a wine that complements but doesn’t clash.
Five Popular Grapes With Different Names Around the World
Wine is a global business, and grapes have traveled internationally for thousands of years. As different varieties are adopted in new regions, they’re often been given new names— consider how France’s Syrah became Shiraz, or Primitivo became known as Zinfandel.