Tag Archives : Germany


Truly spectecular: 1999 Schloss Saarstein – Serriger Riesling Auslese 26

A few weeks ago, I saw a bottle of a 1999 Riesling at a local wine store in Munich. I’ve heard a lot of great things about aged Riesling but I actually never tried any. Because I was unfamiliar with the wines from Schloss Saarstein I asked my friend Oliver, a true Riesling expert, whether […]

Saartal by Wolfgang Staudt License: CC BY 2.0

2012 Frank Brühl -Punderlicher Marienburg Spätlese Fruchtsüß - Prädikatswein

A Mosel Highlight: 2012 Frank Brohl – Pündericher Marienburg 23

Disclaimer: This wine was provided by one of the distributors. All opinions are my own. For more information about my sample policies follow this link. The Mosel Valley The Mosel is probably Germany’s most prestigious wine region. The appellation is named after the river Moselle which in German is called Mosel. The Moselle has its […]


White Cabernet Sauvigon: 2012 Gustavshof – Blanc de Noir – Qualitätswein Rheinhessen 19

White Cabernet Sauvignon This is a headline that might be a bit confusing because we all know that Cabernet Sauvignon is a red grape. However, German winery Gustavshof has produced a white Cabernet Sauvignon. How’s that possible? Keep reading and you’ll find out. Cabernet Sauvignon is actually a crossing between Cabernet Franc (red) and Sauvignon […]

Cabernet Sauvignon grapes

Grechetto grapes

Wine Quiz #23 11

Wine Quiz #22 Solutions It’s time for another installment of our weekly wine quiz here at Vino in Love. But before we get to this week’s quiz I want to give you the answers for last week’s wine quiz. 1. Name (at least) two things that the red grapes Carignano, Monica and Girò have in […]


Outstanding Wine For Little Money: 2012 Gustavshof – Riesling Feinherb – Qualitätswein Rheinhessen 14

Viticulture in Rheinhessen Rheinhessen is the largest of Germany’s 13 wine regions with a size of over 26000 hectares (around 64000 acres). The area is located in Rhineland-Palatinate and lies on the left bank of the Rhine River. Viticulture has been introduced to Rheinhessen by Charlemagne but grapes were grown there ever since the Romans […]

2012 Gustavshof - Riesling Feinherb - Qualitätswein Rheinhessen

2009 Markus Molitor - Zeltinger Sonnen Uhr Kabinet - Prädikatsweint -

2009 Markus Molitor – Zeltinger Sonnenuhr Kabinett – Prädikatswein 12

One Of Germany’s Very Best Markus Molitor is one of Germany’s most well-known wineries from the Mosel area. Half a year ago, I reviewed the 2007 vintage of Markus Molitor’s Zeltinger Sonnenuhr Kabinett. I liked the wine very much and therefore it was only natural that I could not resist to a bottle of the […]


Glühwein – German Mulled Wine 14

Mulled Wine Germany has a long tradition when it comes to Mulled Wine. The oldest documented Glühwein tankard dates back to 1420. It belonged Count John IV of Katzenelnbogen who is said to be the very first vintner to ever have planted the Riesling grape on a large scale. Glühwein is the traditional German Christmas […]

Feuerzangenbowle - Glühwein