Early icewine harvest in Germany

Early icewine harvest in Germany

On November 30th, winegrowers in several German wine regions  such as Nahe, Rheinhessen, Pfalz, Franken and Rheingau were able to successfully harvest frozen icewine grapes at freezing temperatures. As the German Wine Institute (DWI) reports, this comparatively early...
Optimistic Start to Vintage 2020

Optimistic Start to Vintage 2020

The harvest for Federweißer (new wine) and base wines for sparkling sekt, is already in full swing, and now, according to the German Wine Institute, the rest of the harvest will begin in many wine regions over the next days. Every year, varieties such as...