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Weingut Wittmann – a vertical Grand Cru tasting

Another shining beacon that stands out in a sea of Liebfraumilch in the Rheinhessen area, the wines from Weingut Wittmann exude quality. Philipp Wittmann came to London last month to give us a vertical tasting of his Grosse Lage (Grand Cru) wines from his three top vineyards.  Farming organically since 1990 and being completely biodynamic since […]

Weingut Keller Rheinhessen

Away from the Rheinterrassen (the steep slopes between Oppenheim and Nackenheim), the Rheinhessen doesn’t have that much to offer, yet Klaus Keller and his son Klaus-Peter are showing that outstanding wines are possible in the hilly countryside around Flörsheim-Dalsheim, where they have 15.8 ha, almost half planted to Riesling but a quarter to Weissburgunder and […]

Gunderloch Rheinhessen

Fritz and Agnes Hasselbach’s 14ha of vineyards are steeply sloping and well protected. The famed Rothenberg site with its distinctive red slatey soils is as steep as some of those on the Mosel and produces some of the richest, most intense Rieslings in Germany. There is an explosive richness of fruit at Spätlese level with […]

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