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Tasting hall at the VDP preview tasting in Wiesbaden 2021

The supremely well-organised (and beautifully lit) presentation of the latest Grosse Gewächse in Wiesbaden was attended this year by Michael and Paula. Reviews of Riesling GGs from the Nahe, Rheingau, Rheinhessen and Pfalz to follow tomorrow. See also our German wine guide – summer 2021.

Over the last 20 years the number of Grosse Gewächse of the VDP group of elite German wine producers has grown to such an extent (I hazard a guess of over 500), that no single taster could manage anywhere near a representative slice of this mammoth cake. I am therefore very grateful that I...