VDP 2016s part 1 – Rheingau, Pfalz and Mosel


For full details of our coverage of the excellent 2016 vintage in Germany, see this guide.

The Weinbörse in Mainz is an annual event hosted by the VDP, the association of German premium wine producers, which provides a first comprehensive overview of the wines from the most recent vintage. This picture, taken from the VDP website, is of the president Steffen Christmann at this year's presentation. In April 2017 around 200 growers from all regions showed well over one thousand wines, most of them white and from the 2016 vintage, but also a fair number of reds, mainly from...