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10 Dishes to Help You Appreciate German Riesling

10 Dishes to Help You Appreciate German Riesling

If we could only pair one grape varietal with food for eternity, we’d choose Riesling. For some strange reason, Riesling has acquired a reputation in America for producing “sugary” or “sweet” wines, when in reality, most bottles of Riesling are actually bone dry. Regions all over the world are producing stellar Rieslings, such as the […]

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Pairing White Wine With Thanksgiving Dinner [Video]

Pairing White Wine With Thanksgiving Dinner [Video]

Wine and Thanksgiving is the perfect combination and while you might instinctively think your go-to bottle should be of the red variety, white wine – especially German Riesling – is actually a perfect accompaniment to the entire Thanksgiving meal. Watch the video above and learn all about how to expertly pair white wine with every […]

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How To Drink Sweet Wines Like A Pro

How To Drink Sweet Wines Like A Pro

“The wine of kings, and the kings of wines,” is what Louis XIV said about the elegant, sweet aszú wines of Tokaj. From off-dry Riesling, to effervescent Moscato, to full-on dessert wines like aszú or its French counterpart Sauternes, sweet wines from around the world can be an incredibly delicious pairing for many foods and […]

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There’s A New Generation of German Riesling, And These Are The Most Exciting Bottles

There’s A New Generation of German Riesling, And These Are The Most Exciting Bottles

For most of us, the associations that come to mind when we think of German wines are immediate barriers to actually drinking them: “sweet,” for example, or perhaps “complicated classification system,” or probably, if you’ve ever stared at a bottle that says, “Trockenbeerenauslese,” the words “confusing label” might come to mind. Sommeliers have long loved […]

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A Complete Introduction To The Wines Of Germany: MAP & INFOGRAPHIC

A Complete Introduction To The Wines Of Germany: MAP & INFOGRAPHIC

While most Americans rightfully associate Germany with its wonderful beer, you might be surprised to learn that the country is the world’s tenth largest producer of wine. Given how much wine Germany produces, it shouldn’t be a surprise that there’s much more to German wine than the sweet Rieslings (Blue Nun anyone?) American wine consumers often […]

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