Interesting Wine Sites
Here is a selected list of wine Web sites that are particularly interesting or useful to those of us who love great German and Austrian wines. Links to individual producer Web sites, when they exist, are included on our Estates page.
Importers of fine German and Austrian Wines
A non-commercial site hosted in Germany by the German Wine Institute.
Another non-commercial site hosted in Germany. It's a bit rambling, but there is some interesting information there.
Mosel Fine Wines is a subscription-based independent wine publication dedicated to Mosel Riesling. BY Jean Fisch & David Rayer.
The Internet Wine Network.
German wine is produced in many parts of Germany, with most of the production concentrated in the southwest of Germany.
The U.S. branch of the German Wine Institute. Lots of interesting information on German wine and winemaking. Plus they have booklets available on the wines, wine regions and winery visits.
Mosel Wine Merchant is an exporter based in Trier, Germany, with a portfolio of artisanal domaines whose wines reflect their terroir.
This is a professional wine newsletter and consulting service for the restaurant industry. It is a bi-monthly publication on wine, wine service and wine trends for cutting edge restaurateurs, wine distributors, wine importers/exporters, wineries, wine shops and discriminating wine drinkers.
A resource for wine lovers who have succumbed to the irresistible charms of Riesling, the most noble and expressive white wine grape. The bi-monthly electronic magazine has been discontinued, but the library of back issues is still available on the Web site.
Lots of information, tasting notes and articles on one of the longest-running wine Web sites.
Cellars International is an importer of German wine focused entirely on VDP estates. Their site contains a wealth of information about the estates they represent.
Peter Ruhrberg is an e-commerce developer in Germany who is also a wine fanatic (most educated people are!). He put up this non-commercial, informational site in 1995 and updates it regularly.
A guide to German wine: an introduction to a multi-page guide to the regions, vineyards, classifications, laws and labels that characterise German wine.
Germany's association of top wine estates. The site is a little awkward to use and the English version is a little out of date. Still, if you can read a little German, the events schedule is complete and up to date.
The annual guide to German wines published by Gault Millau. The book and the site are in German only.
An exceptionally well-designed Web site with a lot of information about the amazing new wines coming from Austria. It includes links to many producers, although the list of producers is not exhaustive and there is no information given about producers who do not have Web sites.
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