Fritz Waßmer Tasting at the Boathouse

The Wunderwein team is ready to join the members of the bilateral European-American Chambers of Commerce in the US for an evening with excellent networking opportunities among the 500 international business professionals in a unique and traditional New York City venue – the Central Park Boathouse. We will be pouring Fritz Waßmer wines from Baden, including […]

After a Two-Year Hiatus, ProWein Celebrates Its Return (published by Wine Enthusiast)

On May 17–19, 2022, ProWein, the international wine and spirits trade fair, returned to Messe Düsseldorf after a two-year, pandemic-related pause. Some 5,700 exhibitors from 62 countries filled the 13 halls attended by more than 38,000 members of the drinks trade from 145 countries. Read the full story here!

Wunderwein hosts Grand Portfolio Tasting 2022 in New Jersey

We are excited to announce that our new wines from Germany have arrived and are now available for purchase. If you are a trade buyer, please contact us for a Tasting and if you purchase for your own consumption, please check out our Club page for online purchase! Now that the wines have arrived, we have organized a series […]

Stromberg-Zabergäu produces a Pinot Meunier Rosé Sekt for Champagne Lovers in North America

In December 2020, Anne Krebiehl, MW, published this piece on German Sekt and raised a point about the opportunity for a Sekt from Schwarzriesling grapes from Württemberg…“All we need now is for Württemberg to wake up to the potential of its many hectares of Schwarzriesling (aka Pinot Meunier).” A Wunderwein producer, Coop Weingärtner Stromberg-Zabergäu jumped on […]

Freiherr von Gleichenstein – exceptional wines from the Kaiserstuhl since 1634

The traditional property of the Freiherr von Gleichenstein Estate is located in the Kaiserstuhl in the middle of countless vineyards and surrounded by charming and unspoiled nature. The classic Burgundy varieties grow here on 50 hectares and the warm climate in sun-kissed Baden and the rich soil of the Kaiserstuhl provide ideal growing conditions for […]

Collectors’ interest in German fine wine is growing (published by the Drinks Business)

American and European collectors’ growing interest in blue-chip German rieslings has caused demand to outpace supply on the secondary market. Wines from producers such as Egon Muller and Weingut Keller are especially sought after, and limited supplies have driven up auction sale prices, said Alix Rodarie, head of international development at wine auction platform iDealwine. […]

Weingut Blankenhorn – a top Burgunder and Gutedel producer from Markgräflerland

Last autumn we went to visit Weingut Blankenhorn in Baden and returned with their beautiful Schliengen Chasselas Le Clocher 2019 for their US debut. The winery is located in the center of Schliengen in Markgräflerland, in the border triangle of Germany, France and Switzerland. The Markgräflerland wine growing region is known for Gutedel, which is […]

Weingut Nelles – Tradition, Joy, Passion and Enthusiasm!

Father and son team Thomas and Philip Nelles’ philosophy is “tradition obliges” – and there is plenty of that for a winery opened in 1479. With vineyards in the Heimersheimer Landskrone and Burggarten at Ahr’s eastern end, grapes are of premier quality and vinification is meticulous to preserve each wine’s terroir. Sustainability is a key […]

Jean Stodden – Das Rotweingut!

For Alexander Stodden, owner and cellar master at Ahr winery Jean Stodden, balancing tradition with just the right amount of innovation is an approach that’s worth the effort. A family estate that has shaped the tastes of wine lovers over generations, ungrafted century-old vines (a rarity in Ahr) and old-school diligence, counterbalance the latest vineyard […]

Two top producers from Germany’s biggest wine region coming stateside

While we focus our business on lesser-known German wine regions, there were two wineries from Rheinhessen that we were keen to establish in North America. One is Battenfeld-Spanier who, with their Frauenberg GG, makes one of the best Rieslings in the world and our favorite German Pinot Noir, the GG Kirchenstück. The other is Thörle […]