German Pinots venture abroad


Our German specialist Michael Schmidt is a notable fan of German Pinot Noir, or Spätburgunder, so I thought I owed it to him to attend a tasting of examples available in the UK that those responsible for promoting German wine generically organised recently in the German Gym.

The German Gym is a historic building that once did what it says on the tin and that some faithful Purple Pagers may remember as the setting for our very first tasting event, a celebration of our tenth anniversary that comprised a champagne tasting, and happened to coincide with London’s worst snowfall...