There’s so much to learn and explore within the world of German wine – 13 distinct regions offering numerous wine varieties in a range of styles – so to help you get started, we’re bringing wine wisdom from the pros straight to you. Welcome to Pro-Sips, our new series sharing pro-tips from sommeliers and wine experts! We’ll interview knowledgeable members of the wine industry to help you learn how to pick out the perfect bottle of German wine for you and get ideas for what to sip next!
Interview with Wine.com's Wendy Stanford
Read Wendy Stanford’s tips for tasting, pairing, and picking out German wines! As the Senior Wine Buyer at Wine.com – the premier national online retailer of wine and spirits in the United States – Wendy has traveled to winemaking regions across the globe, completed her Level Four Diploma from the WSET, and has been a frequent judge for the San Francisco International Wine Competition.
Interview with Sommelier Amy Waller
We interviewed Amy Waller, Sommelier and Group Sales Manager at France 44 Wine and Spirits in Minneapolis. Amy is a certified sommelier with the Court of Master Sommeliers Americas, a founding board member and the outreach director with Twin Cities Somms, and currently pursuing her WSET Level 3 Award in Wines. She has an undying love for Riesling and believes that nothing is more magical than a good bottle shared at the table with friends. Read her thoughts on German wine!