Gift ideas that stimulate all our senses with grace and natural aromas
Have you ever tried German wine? If no, then let me explain to you why you should and where all the sceptic is coming from. With our help and a careful selection you'll find a perfect German gift for the curious but also for the adventurous wine drinker.
Profound wines with individuality
There is a growing list of superb producers, committed to the highest quality standards, and a string of very good vintages have increased significantly the chance to find profound wines of individuality, breed, elegance, and depth.
What was wrong with the German wine?
Wine from Germany was for a long time seen as an ugly duck in the world of wine. Offering Liebfraumilch to guests for dinner was a big no-no. And also nowadays, if you explain an American why you're convinced that Riesling produces a better wine than Chardonnay he will laugh at you.
Ugly duck is a swan in reality
In the meanwhile you'll find several Frechmen who might, admit that some Australian or Californian are surprisingly good. But when it comes to German wines this is impossible! The fairytale "German wine means dull and sweet" is still predominating. Other connaisseurs refer to it as acidic, or bone dry.
Conaisseurs and trade insider rate it very high
But what do you think which wines several wine journalists, trade insiders, conaisseurs, or even producers (non-German) recommend?
Excellent wine from Germany is affordable
Imagine if wines from Germany were as trendy? Dr. Loosen's Auslese or
Germany is blessed with great wine resources
More and more knowledgable consumers and good producers know that wine quality comes from the following factors:
Cult Status in near future
A great German Riesling stimulates all our senses with grace and natural aromas. And also the intellect is attracted by it with the complex character it develops with the age of the bottle, its information to terroir, and the context of place and history that it discloses. It is of course also a great investment, returning more than immediate gratification: It can maturate for many, many years, like fine Bordeaux. To anticipate that wine produced in Germany will achieve a status like a cult object in the near future is very realistic.
Learn German Wine Expressions
Find in the following a Youtube video with the most important German wine expressions - they could be especially useful on a wine trip through Germany.
Great Cultural Contribution
This is your chance to be in front of this trend. Don't miss out one of the Germans finest cultural contributions. German wine is almost just as significant as the inroduction of fast German cars and brewing and also drinking (very good) beer. Just give them a try.