Region Report

German Wines: Focus on New and Recent Vintages

In this report, wine writer Yumi Liu looks at some recent vintages of German wines that have impressed her, confirming that while Riesling still rules the German white wine roost, other grapes such as Silvaner and Gewürztraminer also give noteworthy wines.
by Yumi Liu

Celebrating the Greatness of Italy’s Smaller High-quality Wineries and Their Small-lot Wines: the New Vintages, Part 1

There are wineries all over the world making wines in small volumes: such small-batch or small-lot wines often serve research purposes, or are winemaking trials, or just the product of a small old vineyard that doesn’t produce much grapes. These are wines that aren’t always easy to find, but usually have an interesting story to tell.
by Ian D’Agata