News Archives: Germany

Introducing Georg Breuer: Classic Rheingau Rieslings

Introducing Georg Breuer: Classic Rheingau Rieslings 5

We are pleased to announce a new partnership between Terry Theise Estate Selections/Skurnik Wines and Weingut Georg Breuer, one of the finest estates in the Rheingau, Germany, located in the village of Rüdesheim am Rhein. This winery is steeped in tradition, known for exceptional viticulture, traditional methods and superb quality. “I wish to produce wines … Read More

Selbach-Oster: Brilliant Mosel Classics

Selbach-Oster: Brilliant Mosel Classics 4

  “Selbach aims for a typical Mosel style, which reflects the minerality of the rocky Devonian slate soils, as well as the elegance and finesse of the Riesling fruit in clear, crisp, elegant, low-alcohol, yet full-flavored handcrafted wines,” –  Stephan Reinhardt, in The Finest Wines of Germany Selbach-Oster is one of the finest and oldest … Read More

Dönnhoff: Nahe Riesling from a Living Legend

Dönnhoff: Nahe Riesling from a Living Legend 1

The Dönnhoff family first came to the Nahe region 250 years ago, establishing a traditional farm in the village of Oberhäusen an der Nahe, which included livestock and vegetable gardens in addition to some grape growing. Oberhäusen and this part of the Nahe river valley is very pastoral; it feels far away from the relative … Read More

Terry Theise’s 2015 Germany Vintage Report

Terry Theise's 2015 Germany Vintage Report

Terry has returned from Germany after tasting at over 30 estates from the Mosel to the Pfalz and his latest vintage report is in! How is 2015? It is the perfect vintage for its moment. The quick-and-dirty headline is, 2015 is very good, and it contains many great wines. 2015 presents as a strong, even … Read More