German 2018s – a guide

A shortcut to our extensive coverage of a particularly generous, healthy, ripe vintage that really excited our German specialist Michael Schmidt, with the most recent article at the top.

The picture was taken on 30 September 2018 by Klaus Peter Keller in the Keller family's new acquisition, the steep Schubertslay vineyard above the Mosel.

GGs in Wiesbaden 2019 part 3 – Franken, Pfalz and Rheinhessen (Tasting articles) Michael Schmidt 8 October 2019

GGs in Wiesbaden 2019 part 2 – Mosel and Nahe Rieslings (Tasting articles) Michael Schmidt 7 October 2019

GGs in Wiesbaden 2019 part 1 – Weiss- and Spätburgunders (Tasting articles) Michael Schmidt 1 October 2019

Another triumph for Keller (and Dönnhoff) (Free for all) Michael Schmidt 27 September 2019

Fricke, Kuntz and Tesch 2018 Rieslings (Tasting articles) Jancis Robinson and Julia Harding MW 26 August 2019

More marvellous 2018 Mosel Rieslings – part 2 (Tasting articles) Michael Schmidt 7 August 2019

More marvellous 2018 Mosel Rieslings – part 1 (Tasting articles) Michael Schmidt 29 July 2019

Now is the time to buy German (Free for all) Jancis Robinson 29 June 2019

Some German wines in the UK in 2019 (Tasting articles) Julia Harding MW 26 June 2019

Maxime Rheinhessen 2018 Ortsweine (Tasting articles) Michael Schmidt 24 June 2019

Michael's 2019 Mainz report – part 2 (Tasting articles) Michael Schmidt 18 June 2019

Michael's 2019 Mainz report – part 1 (Tasting articles) Michael Schmidt 13 June 2019

VDP 2018 Rieslings part 2 – Nahe and some Pfalz (Tasting articles) Jancis Robinson 11 June 2019

VDP 2018 Rieslings part 1 – Mosel (Tasting articles) Jancis Robinson 6 June 2019

Keller's 2018s and older reds previewed (Tasting articles) Julia Harding MW 10 April 2019

German vintage 2018 – best ever? (Inside information) Michael Schmidt 21 November 2018

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