German Wine Week starts here...
16 Jun 2008 by JR
I really do have the greatest job in the world. The following treasures from the Kloster Eberbach cellars of the Hessische Staatsweingüter, or state winery, were served at a dinner I was invited to at the famous Zum Krug restaurant in Hattenheim in the Rheingau on the eve of a historic tasting of 20 th -century German wine that you can see and read about later this week. Kloster Eberbach’s most famous vineyard has for centuries been the 30ha walled Steinberger vineyard high above the Rhine, sheltered by woods from the northern air. Director Dieter Greiner told us that Steinberger wine is once more aged in large (1,200...

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