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Wines of Germany USA features Wunderwein Sparkling maker Wein- und Sektgut Barth

“This month’s Whose *Wine* Is It Anway features Mark and Christine Barth of Wein- und Sektgut Barth in the Rheingau. Known as pioneers in German sparkling wine production, learn how the Barth family pairs innovation with their rich history of high-quality winemaking to revolutionize the category.” We are immensely proud to represent this producer in the USA and believe their Sparkling wines to be the best from this magical Sekt country.

High Wine Ratings across Wunderwein Portfolio Estates

In Germany, around this time of the year, the wine critics publish their ratings. We were very pleased to see our producers gain so much recognition again this year and here are some highlights for your reading pleasure: BARTH: “Mark Barth makes the ‘Sparkling Wine of the Year’!” The highly regarded Vinum magazine writes that the Hassel Riesling Brut Nature VDP.Grosse Lage 2015 from Wein- und Sektgut Barth from the Rheingau, was able to take the lead in the overall competition. Basically, the Burgundy-based sparkling wines are considered the crown of sparkling wine…

The Top Watches Issue Celebration

Elite Traveler – the world’s premier luxury lifestyle magazine is hosting their Fall Watch Issue on Wednesday, November 2nd, at Bucherer 1888 TimeMachine from 6-8 PM.  The event will feature an exclusive showcase of horological mastery as featured in the annual Top Watches of the World list curated by Roberta Naas, as well as activations from partners Rolls Royce, Four Seasons Lanai, Laurent-Perrier, Wunderwein and more. At this time we want to extend the invitation to any partners and VIP’s within our network. We have included the registration link below, it would be helpful for…

Enjoy great German wine and learn about it, too!

If you are like most people, chances are when you think of German wine, you think of three things: sweet, white and Riesling. But the reality of German wine today is very different, and we are pleased to make the point with a collection of German wines that will completely change your perception. Until the end of the year, we are offering three curated selections of wines that debunk the old myths. You can purchase these selections individually, but we are offering a 10% discount if you purchase the entire fall selection – six wines…

Buy Rite 2022 Annual Super Sampling

We were delighted to be invited by our friends at Buy Rite to participate in their Annual Super Sampling event. A charity event unlike any other, this is a fantastic night out where people can taste the best wines, spirits, and craft beers all while supporting a good cause!  Buy Rite teams up with the Sarala Bathena Foundation, supporting the fight against cancer worldwide.  The evening was packed with hundreds of wines, spirits, and craft beers to sample, and we enjoyed pouring our wines and had a great evening out with many interesting…

Cars & Wine

On Tuesday we had the great pleasure to return for another Tasting to Autostrada! This place is so much fun to enjoy wine and to meet our friends in CT. Thank you to Gioel and Ronni Molinari for allowing us to host our second Tasting here. We had gathered a small group of friends, collectors and a local wine store owner to share some of our favorite wines and to present our new Club Offers (more on this to follow shortly)! Barth Ultra Blanc de Noir Sparkling, Gut Hermannsberg 7 Terroirs Riesling, Bürgerspital zum Heiligen…

Precious Cargo

Late last week, a ship left the port of Rotterdam with a container of some of Germany’s most prestigious Rieslings from the spectacular Gut Hermannsberg in the Nahe.  A founding member of the VDP (Verband Deutscher Prädikatsweingüter), Germany’s highly regarded wine association, Gut Hermannsberg consists of 30 hectares of vines in seven vineyards, all designated Grosse Lage, Germany’s equivalent of Grand Cru.  Gut Hermannsberg was founded in 1902 as a State Domaine of the Kingdom of Prussia. It was an ambitious undertaking. Rugged, volcanic hillsides were cleared of shrubs, rocks and soil and (often with the help of explosives) laid out in terraces. It was…

Michelin announces 2022 Stars for New York City

The stars are shining brightly over New York City, with 19 MICHELIN-Starred restaurants joining the 2022 MICHELIN Guide New York. Here is a great summary of everything you need to know about the news by bon appétit magazine. Congratulations to all the Restaurants that kept or earned their Stars!

Wunderwein at Steuben Parade and Oktoberfest in Central Park

We are delighted to announce that German wines from the Wunderwein Portfolio will be presented at the Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers for the prestigious Steuben Parade Gala Dinner and Silent Auction on Friday September 16th as well as at the Oktoberfest in Central Park on Saturday September 17th.  For the Gala Dinner, the following wines will be offered:  • Gut Hermannsberg, Riesling Brut, Nahe • Freiherr von Gleichenstein Pinot Gris, Baden • Battenfeld-Spanier Spätburgunder, Rheinhessen For the Oktoberfest, we will be pouring the following wines by the glass:  • Stromberg-Zabergäu, Pinot Meunier, Sparkling Rosé, Württemberg • Bürgerspital zum Heiligen Geist, Würzburger Silvaner, Franken • Barth Spätburgunder Rosé, Rheingau • Battenfeld-Spanier Spätburgunder, Rheinhessen We…

Labor Day Selection

In anticipation of the long Labor Day Weekend ahead, we thought you might enjoy some bottles of bubbly to celebrate the occasion.  If so, we’ve got you covered!   Get this selection of exquisite Sparklings from Germany’s finest Sekt makers, all made in the traditional method with up to 72 months on the lees.  We are proud to offer you a single vineyard Barth Riesling (96 JS points) from Rheingau, a Riesling Brut from the Nahe, a Pinot Meunier Sparkling Rosé from Württemberg and another Barth, Ultra, made from Pinot Noir grapes (Blanc de Noir).   Pick any one of them or select…