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  • Michael Schmidt
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  • Michael Schmidt
15 Oct 2009

Grosse Gewächse may be translated as 'great growths' or 'grand crus'. They are part of a complicated classification system devised by the association of German premium wine growers (Verband Deutscher Prädikatsweingüter or VDP), a compromise solution that most wine critics cannot warm to. It is meant to be a combination of the Burgundy and…