Stern – a new Pfalz star


As titillation while we await Michael's report on all the Grosse Gewächse he tasted recently on their release in Wiesbaden, he offers this insider tip on a promising new producer.

Dominic Stern has probably heard the cheap pun based on his being a rising star (Stern translates as star) more often than he cares to remember, but it is true that his wines have begun to attract the attention of all major German wine guides over the last two or three years.

His estate is located in Hochstadt in the southern part of the Pfalz region, and...