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Foundations of Flavor: On Acid with Johannes Selbach

Foundations of Flavor: On Acid with Johannes Selbach
A NOTE ON ACID Acidity is one of the most important components in wine, white or red, providing structure and balance; it is one of the foundations of flavor. In the picturesque village of Zeltingen, the Selbach family produces a...

Pink Perennials: 5 Rosés to Drink Now & Into the Fall

Pink Perennials: 5 Rosés to Drink Now & Into the Fall
‘Rosé Season’ is a quintessential occasion to celebrate sunny, summer days, and the opportunities they bring to share a bottle (or more) of this fresh favorite with our friends and loved ones. As we’re now amid some of the hottest...

The Last Five Meters: Kruger-Rumpf Comes Into Their Own

The Last Five Meters: Kruger-Rumpf Comes Into Their Own
Weingut Kruger-Rumpf is just south of Rüdesheim, across the Rhein, about 40 minutes from Frankfurt airport. It’s often one of the first stops we make driving west on the A60, ripping along in whatever stick-shift German car the poor fools...

Germany’s Nahe: A Geologist’s Paradise

Germany’s Nahe: A Geologist’s Paradise
HISTORY & EXPOSITION The Nahe is one of the smallest and the most geologically diverse regions in Germany. First legally recognized in 1971, this area is named for the Nahe River and is home to some of the finest vineyards...