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Weingut Hirsch: Great Kamptal Terroir

Weingut Hirsch: Great Kamptal Terroir 6

Johannes Hirsch is one of the most dynamic producers in Austria. Over the last 15 years Hirsch has pioneered the use of screw-caps starting in 2003 even for his top, single vineyard wines, converted his winery to biodynamics (Respekt certified), and won numerous awards for his intelligent, inquisitive and distinct approach to winemaking. Hirsch works exclusively … Read More

Von Winning: Grand Cru Riesling from the Pfalz

Von Winning: Grand Cru Riesling from the Pfalz 1

Located in the village Deidesheim, the von Winning estate looks back on 160 years of winemaking history, however the style of the wines currently being made are unique and unlike anything else in the region. Formerly called the Dr. Deinhard Estate, the winery was purchased in 2007 by Achim Niederberger, a businessman interested in reestablishing the … Read More

Paolo Scavino: Barolo is the Family Business

Paolo Scavino: Barolo is the Family Business 1

Part I: Paolo Scavino: Tradition in the Heart of Castiglione Falletto Part II: Paolo Scavino: A Passion for Terroir The most remarkable thing about Enrico Scavino is that even today, this man ever longs to make better Barolo. Decades at the helm of his family estate, founded in 1921, have already proven him a leader in the … 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