Tag Archives: Mosel

Greybeard’s Corner – August 2011

Summer’s end has come and as the northern year slips towards shorter days and colder nights it’s time for my monthly roundup of the greater wine world and my miniscule corner of it. Wine News: South Africa hit the headlines … Continue reading

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Die Riesling Manufaktur

Johannes Schmitz isn’t your typical Moselian, his Rebenhof winery on the southern edge of Ürzig is testimony to that. In contrast to an otherwise traditional Mosel village his glass, steel and concrete monument to the 21st Century proudly pronounces the … Continue reading

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Greybeard’s Corner – June 2011

The 2011 harvest in both hemispheres dominates the recent wine news while Germany fills up a large part of my own wine experiences in this month’s Corner post. Wine News: Let’s get the bad news out of the way first. … Continue reading

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Mosel Meanderings

Day 1: Myself, a South African and a brand new BMW 112d (thanks Europcar!!) headed out of Wetzlar, Germany on a sunny Friday afternoon and headed east for the Mosel with a 600km limit on the rental car and a … Continue reading

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