Learn About Heyl zu Herrnsheim
The Heyl family has been involved in viticulture since 1800. In 1900 they acquired their present manor house and cellars, some of which date to the 16th century. The Ahr family foundation owns and manages the estate today.
All of the estate vineyards are organically farmed. These vineyards along the Rhine around Nierstein are among the very best in the Rhienhessen.
Learn About Other German
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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