New wave Germans


Last Thursday evening I tasted this range of German wines from The Winery in Maida Vale, London, David Motion's store that is so dedicated to new-wave dry German wines – many of them from obscure but up-and-coming growers, such as Eva Fricke pictured here. Apparently during the recent heatwave dry German wines constituted by far the dominant category of wines sold at The Winery.

The following evening we had some friends round for dinner and served, with asparagus, fried duck egg with grated bottarga and some sour cream and broad bean puree, a delicious Wittmann Riesling trocken 'S' 2004 Rheinhessen...