Germany

 

GERMANY IS ONE OF THE MOST NORTHERLY WINE GROWING REGIONS IN THE WORLD. WHITE WINES MADE FROM THE RIESLING GRAPE DOMINATE THE CATEGORY. GERMAN WINES VARY IN BOTH SWEETNESS AND QUALITY LEVELS, WHICH CAN OFTEN BE DETERMINED BY THE WORDING ON THE LABEL. THE BALANCE BETWEEN THE WINE’S NATURAL SWEETNESS AND ACIDITY LEVELS IS THE KEY TO CREATING QUALITY GERMAN WINES THAT ARE FOOD FRIENDLY, ELEGANT AND APPROACHABLE.  


Key Regions: Mosel, Rheinhessen, Rheingau, Nahe and Pfalz

Wine Styles: White, Red, Sparkling & Fortified

Key White Grapes: Riesling, Silvaner

Key Red Grapes: Spatburgunder (Pinot Noir), Dornfelder