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Today Michael and Richard are labouring away in the Kurhaus in Wiesbaden tasting the about-to-be-released Grosse Gewächse 2014s under the efficient auspices of the VDP. Here's how Michael limbered up

On a Sunday in early July I attended a very special tasting at the small wine village of Sankt Martin, south of Neustadt in the southern Pfalz. The annual Véritable tasting (pictured right), this year celebrating its fifth anniversary, brings together top producers, both established and up and coming, not only from Germany but also from France, Italy, Austria, Portugal, Spain, California, Chile, Bulgaria, South Africa, Argentina and Australia...