Watch the video | The ABC of VDP: German Wine Classification Explained


German wine... drinkers and students of wine can find it hard to get their head around it. Wines that are classified according to quality and dryness make for a lot of rungs and a couple of ladders. Enter VDP president, Steffen Christmann, to give you a leg-up. Truth is, it's not so complicated once you know what you're looking for. This video explains how - and why - wines are classified the way they are, and gives easy-to-undestand insight on what the bloody hell that label is trying to tell you.

by CellarHand