Copenhagen based sommelier Christian Jacobsen on German wine in Denmark. On 25 February the VDP will hold a tasting of its top crus from VDP.GROSSE LAGE® in the Danish capital.

 

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The new vintage is here - during the VDP.Weinbörse 2019 the VDP.Prädikatsweingüter show their new collection 2018. For more than 45 years, the VDP.Prädikatsweingüter invite to the VDP.Weinbörse in Mainz. On Sunday and Monday, 28th and 29th April 2019, international restaurateurs and retailers will meet at the Great Wine Capital Mainz for the...

 

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The "Bischel Boys," brothers Christian and Matthias Runkel, have been responsible for winemaking at their family-run estate since the 2006 vintage. Their approach to winemaking, marked by minimal intervention in the vineyard, low yields and a keen focus on ripeness levels, has now brought them to the next level of prestige - the VDP.Membership.

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The VDP and Meiningers Sommelier are looking for the best concept to promote VDP.ORTSWEIN in restaurants or winebars. Hand in your wine list and show us, how you present and position wines from the German Cru Village quality level.

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On 25 February the VDP. The Prädikatsweingüter (Germany) and the ÖTW Österreichische Traditionsweingüter (Austria) will bring their unique and outstanding wines from the best classified vineyards to Copenhagen.

During an exclusive tasting in the Skuespilhuset, you can discover the fine and characteristic wines that reflect their terroir as well as...

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2018 was yet another winegrowing year marked by extremes. While 2017 is remembered by the VDP member estates as a turbo-harvest, starting early and running ultra-rapidly, this year began even earlier, but was conducted more placidly thanks to stable, sunny weather conditions.

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Taste the Crus of various VDP regions in Hamburg, Cologne and Munich between 14 and 28 January 2019. The VDP. Estates mainly show wines from 2017 and 2016 (red). There is a lot to discover!

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The VDP is rightfully proud. The latest editions of the German wine guides have once again awarded the lion's share of honors to VDP Member estates. Gault & Millau, Eichelmann and Vinum each awarded VDP winemakers with the highest accolades.

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The VDP.Autumn Auctions in the Mosel and the Nahe culminated with superlative results once again. Egon Müller broke the world record for the predicate category Kabinett with 250 euros. The 1921 TBA from Gut Hermannsberg achieved the hammer price of 14,994 euros. The most expensive dry VDP.White Wine cost 950 euros (by VDP.Estate Keller).

 

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Every year, in late August, journalists and wine merchants from all over the world gather in Wiesbaden for a sneak preview of the newest vintage. It’s an opportunity to sample and evaluate wines from Germany’s top vineyards – VDP.GROSSE LAGE® – prior their official market release on the first of September.

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