Steel – Stone – Wood; an Experiment in Fermentation at Weingut Andreas Schmitges

The Sixpack: Two Bottles Each of Steel, Stone, and Wood Have you ever thought about what affects the taste of the wine you drink? Have you ever considered what influence is exerted by the soils in which the vines grow? Have you pondered the changes effected in a wine by the sulphur that has been used (or not…Continue reading Steel – Stone – Wood; an Experiment in Fermentation at Weingut Andreas Schmitges

Brauneberger Juffer and Brauneberger Juffer-Sonnenuhr

Brauneberger Juffer and Brauneberger Juffer-Sonnenuhr In a land filled with vineyard sites paradoxically both renowned and difficult to pronounce (or even remember, in the case of non-speakers of German), the precipitous Brauneberger Juffer, found a bit short of halfway to Koblenz from Trier, offers one of the most important: Brauneberger Juffer-Sonnenuhr. If you enjoy Riesling…Continue reading Brauneberger Juffer and Brauneberger Juffer-Sonnenuhr