VDP Nahe turns 100 in style
6 Nov 2012 by Michael Schmidt
On 28 December 1911, a small number of growers from what today constitutes the Nahe wine region got together to set up an organisation through which they would jointly and on a regular basis auction wines in barrel from the current vintage. On 6 January 1912 they received official approval of their application by the government, and four days later the association of auctioneers of natural Nahe wines (Verband der Naturweinversteigerer Nahe) was founded. This action may have well represented one of the very first steps of producers to give wines from the Nahe area their own identity, but it was actually not until 1971 that...

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