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Georg Breuer was founded in 1880 by partners of the venerable wine shipping firm Scholl & Hillebrand, thereafter wholly owned by Georg Breuer and passed on to his sons Bernhard and Heinrich, the current proprietors. During the 1980's and 1990's the estate was carefully expanded from 20 acres to its present 60 acres, in the steepest, most well-drained vineyards of the Rheingau communes of Rudesheim and Rauenthal. Co-author of authoritative books on Germany's wine regions, Bernhard Breuer is respected internationally as a tireless defender of German viticultural integrity.
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Other regions of Germany that are producing and exporting wine to the US are the Pfaltz and Nahe. The Pfaltz region, south of the Rheingau, is making both Riesling and Gewurztraminer. These white wines are generally of excellent value. The fruit character is a bit more zingy and the acidity less sharp than the Mosel & Rheingau wines. So while often not as complex, still very...
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Learn About Riesling
The Riesling grape is happiest in a cooler climate, one that fosters its slow
and steady ripening. Often assumed to be the producer of only sweet wines, Riesling
is a fascinating grape of many faces. From bone dry to lusciously sweet, this
variety is delicious at any sugar level with its intense aromas and steely acidity.
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