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"The vintage is undoubtedly one of the best in the decade" sums up the editorial trio of the magazine "Weinwirtschaft" about the tasting of the large crops of the 2017 vintage. The three best placed wines from Rheinhessen: 2017 Heerkretz Riesling GG from Weingut Wagner-Stempel (Siefersheim ), 2017 Morstein Riesling GG from the winery Wittmann (Westhofen) and 2017 Riesling Morstein GG from the winery Keller (Flörsheim-Dalsheim).

The editors of the magazine "Vinum" have in the current issue on the search for interesting "sibling wines" made. Your find from Rheinhessen: 2016 Gundersheim Pinot Blanc from Johanna and Philipp Bossert, Winery Bossert (Gundersheim).

In the October issue of the magazine "Der Feinschmecker" the editors recommend the 2015 Hipping Riesling from the winery Bergeshof (Dexheim) - as the perfect wine for the fading summer.

The tasters in the glass of the German Riesling champion had great wines this year in the glass. In the September issue of the magazine "Vinum" Rudolf Knoll presents as positive surprises from Rheinhessen: in the category "Riesling dry": 2015 Nieder-Flörsheim Frauenberg from Geil's sparkling wine and winery (Bermersheim), 2017 Niersteiner Pettenthal from the winery Manz ( Weinolsheim) and 2017 Niersteiner Hipping Berg of the winery GA Schneider (Nierstein); in the category "Riesling fine dry and semi-dry": 2017 Riesling Classic from the vineyard Rettig (Westhofen); in the category "Riesling fruity" 2017 Oppenheimer Herrenberg Riesling Spätlese from the winery Gröhl (Weinolsheim); in the category "Riesling Kabinett": 2017 Niersteiner Hipping from the winery Schätzel (Nierstein); in the category "Riesling Auslese": 2015 Essenheim Teufelspfad Riesling Auslese from the winery Braunewell (Essenheim); in the category "Riesling Edelsüß": 2016 Riesling Eiswein and 2015 Oppenheimer Sackträber Riesling Trockenbeerenauslese - both from the winery Gröhl (Weinolsheim) as well as 2017 Weinolsheimer Kehr Trockenbeerenauslese from the winery Manz (Weinolsheim).

In "Meininger's Sommelier" Sascha Speicher will present wine tips from star chef Tim Raue and master sommelier André Macionga, with which spicy food can be captured well: 2016 "Unartig" by Neverland (Vendersheim) and André Macionga and 2015 "Kolibri" Riesling Spätlese from the winery Dreissigacker (Bechtheim).

In the Lagen Cup Germany won the 1st place in the category Pinot Gris Winery Braunewell (Essenheim) with the 2016 Teufelspfad Grauburgunder dry.

More than 4,000 wines were hired at the MUNDUS VINI Summer Tasting 2018. A total of 5 gold medals went to wines from Rheinhessen: 2017 Riesling dry from the winery Dexheimer (Spiesheim), 2017 Riesling dry by Stefan Winter, Winery Winter (Dittelsheim-Hessloch), 2017 Edition MC Blanc de Noirs dry and 2017 edition MC Sauvignon blanc dry - both from the winery Zehe-Claus (Mainz-Hechtsheim) and 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon barrique from the winery Residenz Bechtel (Worms-Heppenheim).

"Wild and Orange" is the story of "falstaff" editor-in-chief. Ulrich Sautter. After his intensive insight into the "dissident" forms of winemaking, he gives the following wine tips, in which wines from Rheinhessen are rated as excellent references: 2016 "Close up" Roter Traminer from the winery Espenhof (Flonheim), 2017 "The madness fat booty" Chardonnay from the winery Weinreich (Bechtheim) and 2015 Orpheus white Burgundy from the winery Schmitt (Flörsheim-Dalsheim).

"Wonder Woman" titled "Der Feinschmecker" in the current issue of his report on Rheinhessen: Author Rainer Schäfer describes how the female stars with uncompromisingly good wines amaze the scene. For example with the 2016 Sauvignon blanc Terra Rossa and the 2016 Sauvignon blanc fumé - both from Gesine Roll from the Weedenborn winery (Monzernheim), with the 2017 early Riesling and the 2017 Alsheimer Spätburgunder - both from Juliane Eller, Juwel-Weine (Alsheim) , with the 2016 Pinot Noir and the 2014 "Kudu" - both red wines from Katja Rettig from the winery Rettig (Westhofen), with the 2017 Eckelsheimer Kirchberg Riesling and the 2017 Weißburgunder Kalkmergel - both from Sina Merz from the winery Mertz (Eckelsheim), 2016 Rabenturm Riesling and 2016 Pettenthal Riesling by Christine Huff from the winery Fritz Ekkehard Huff (Nierstein-Schwabsburg) and ...

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