Category: German Wine

  • German vineyards

    History of Wine in Germany

    Winemaking in Germany has a long tradition dating back some 2,000 years. It is the Romans, who at that time ruled over Germany that contributed most to the development of the winemaking. Romans that learned viticulture from the Etruscans and the Greeks spread it over Germanic territories.

    After the Romans, the church's monasteries had the most impact on winemaking, and that cultivated forward viticultural practices. Throughout the middle ages, the church monasteries planted some of Germain’s finest vineyard sites. Continue reading

  • German wine thrives from the colder climates

    Exploring German white wine and the variety within

    If you are a white wine enthusiast, then German wines are an easy point of obsession. This is because, true to the stereotype, Germany takes the production and sale of white wines seriously. Since 2013, almost 65% of the German's vineyards are dedicated to producing white wine grapes. which pair well with Germany's cooler climate enabling them to produce lean fruits with high acidity. Perfect for a variety of white wines. Continue reading