Fine German women – Kuntz and Fricke


Needless to say, I deeply disapprove of sexual discrimination in wine articles, but I have been lucky enough to taste a range of recent releases from two particularly interesting female German winemakers and cannot resist putting the tasting notes together into this one tasting article, together with notes on some TBA marvels from one of them. My apologies, womankind.

Eva Fricke, pictured here in her home patch of Lorch, way round the bend of the Rhine at the north-western end of the Rheingau, has been making wine on her own only since 2006. Until 2011 she also worked at...