Wednesday, March 19, 2014

New Generation – The 111 Best Young German Winemakers (A Listing by Stuart Pigott)

Picture: Annette and Christian G.E. Schiller with Christine Huff, Eva Vollmer and Mirjam Schneider in New York City

Stuart Pigott – the German wine and world Riesling expert – has released a listing of what he believes are the top 111 young German winemakers. The list was published as Special #2 of the European Fine Wine Magazine by the Tre Torri Verlag in Wiesbaden, Germany.

Stuart Pigott: Die folgenden Portaets stellen die 111 wichtigsten Repraesentanten dieser Bewegung vor, die seit der Jahrtausenwende den deutschen Wein neu erfinden.

Picture: Stuart Pigott and Christian G.E. Schiller in Washington DC

Stuart Pigott grouped the top 11 young German winemakers by region. He did not include anybody from the two wine regions in the former GDR: Saale Unstrut and Sachsen.

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Paul Schaefer – Weingut Burggarten
Meike and Doerthe Naekel – Weingut Meyer-Naekel

Picture: Doerte Naekel and Christian Schiller in Hattenheim

See: Kuenstler, Meyer-Naekel, Wirsching – Winemaker Dinner at Kronenschlösschen in Hattenheim, Rheingau, Germany

Paul Schumacher – Weingut Paul Schumacher
Alexander Stodden – Weingut Jean Stodden. Das Rotweingut

Mittelrhein

Cecilia Jost –Weingut Toni Jost

Baden

Corinna and Michael Benz – Weingut Benz
Andreas and Olivia Bieselin – Weingut Andreas Bieselin
Martin Frey – Weingut Otto und Martin Frey
Patrick Johner – Weingut Karl H. Johner

Picture: Christian G.E. Schiller with Patrick Johner at Weingut Karl Heinz Johner

See: Visiting Winemaker and Web 2.0 Guru Patrick Johner - Weingut Karl Heinz Johner and Johner Estate - in Baden, Germany

Markus and Andreas Klumpp – Weingut Klumpp

See: The Top Wine Makers of the Kraichgau - The Northern Part of the Baden Wine Region in Germany

Alexander Laible – Weingut Alexander Laible
Andreas Christian Laible – Weingut Andreas Laible
Konrad Salwey – Weingut Salwey
Alexander Schneider – Weingut Reinhold und Cornelia Schneider
Hans-Bert Espe and Silke Wolf – Shelter Winery
Markus Woehrle – Weingut Stadt Lahr
Martin Wassmer – Weingut Martin Wassmer
Odin Bauer and Elmar Lehmann – Weingut Zahlwander

Wuerttemberg

Hansjoerg and Matthias Aldinger – Weingut Gerhard Aldinger
Christian Dautel – Weingut Dautel

 
Picture: Ernst Dautel, Christian Dautel and Christian Schiller at Weingut Dautel in Wuerttemberg

See: Weingut Dautel in Wuerttemberg – A Profile, Germany

Markus Drautz – Weingut Drautz-Able
Sven and Yvonne Ellwanger – Weingut Bernhard Ellwanger
Tobias Heinrich – Weingut G.A. Heinrich
Christoph and Heike Ruck – Ruxwein
Michael Schiefer – Weingut Schiefer
Ulrich and Nanna Eissler – Weingut Steinbach-Hof
Juergen and Tanja Zipf – Weingut Zipf

Franken

Matthias Stumpf and Melanie Stumpf-Kroeger – Weingut Bickel Stumpf

Picture: Christian G.E. Schiller at the September 2012 VDP Wine Auction at Kloster Eberbach, above with Melanie Stumpf, Weingut Bickel Stumpf at the Pre-auction Tasting

Sebastian Fuerst – Weingut Rudolf Fuerst
Juergen Hofmann – Weingut Hofmann
Hansi Ruck – Weingut Johann Ruck
Sandra Sauer – Weingut Horst Sauer
Daniel Sauer – Weingut Rainer Sauer
Martin Johannes Schmitt – Weingut Schmitt’s Kinder
Christian Stahl – Winzerhof Stahl

Picture: Christian G.E. Schiller with Christian Stahl at Restaurant schauMahl in Frankfurt, Germany

See: The Bistronomics Cuisine of Chef Christoph Kubenz and the Wines of Winemaker Christian Stahl at Restaurant schauMahl in Frankfurt, Germany

Paul Weltner – Weingut Weltner
Andrea Wirsching-Ebert and Lena Wirsching – Weingut Hans Wirsching

Mosel

Andreas and Barbara Adam – Weingut A.J.Adam
Eva Cluesserath-Wittmann – Weingut Ansgar Cluesserath
Verena Cluesserath – Weingut Cluesserath-Weiler
Sebastian Oberbillig – Weingut Deutschherren-Hof
Alexandra Eifel – Weingut Bernhard Eifel
Killian Franzen and Angelina Lenz – Weingut Reinhold Franzen
Dorothee Zilliken – Weingut Forstmeister Geltz-Zilliken
Johannes Haart – Weingut Reinhold Haart
Max von Kunow – Weingut von Hoevel
Gernot Kollmann – Weingut Immich-Batterieberg
Matthias Knebel – Weingut Reinhard und Beate Knebel
Florian Lauer – Weingut Peter Lauer
Axel Pauly – Weingut Pauly
Katharina Pruem – Weingut Joh.Jos.Pruem

Picture: Christian G.E. Schiller and Katharina Pruem at the 2013 Rheingau Open

See: JJ Pruem Goes Supermarket: Meeting Katharina Pruem and Tasting the Incredible JJ Pruem Wines at Wegmans

Jochen Siemens – Weingut Dr. Siemens
Jan Matthias Klein – Weingut Staffelter Hof

Picture: Jan Matthias Klein and Christian G.E. Schiller

Maximilian Ferger – Weingut Witwe Dr. H. Thanisch, Erben Mueller-Burggraef
Daniel Vollenweider – Weingut Vollenweider
Christiane Wagner – Weingut Dr. Wagner
Konstantin Weiser and Alexandra Kuenstler – Weingut Weiser-Kuenstler
Carolin Hofmann – Weingut Willems-Willems

Nahe

Caroline Diel – Schlossgut Diel

Pictures: Christian G.E. Schiller and Caroline Diel at Johann Lafers Stromburg

See: Caroline and Armin Diel, Schlossgut Diel (Nahe Valley), Presented their New Wines (Vintage 2012), Germany

Cornelius Doennhoff – Weingut Doennhoff

See: An Afternoon with Riesling Star Winemaker Helmut Doennhoff at Weingut Doennhoff in Oberhausen in the Nahe Valley, Germany

Frank Schoenleber – Weingut Emrich-Schoenleber
Martin Korell – Weingut Korell-Johanneshof
Felix Prinz zu Salm-Salm – Weingut Prinz Salm
Sebastian Schaefer – Weingut Joh. Bapt. Schaefer
Tim Froehlich – Weingut Schaefer-Froehlich

Picture: Christian G.E. Schiller and Tim Froehlich, Weingut Schaefer-Froehlich in Wiesbaden

Jakob Schneider jr. – Weingut Jakob Schneider
Andi Schneider – Weingut K.H. Schneider und Sohn
Johannes Sinss – Weingut Sinss

Pfalz

Alexander and Martin Bauer – Weingut Emil Bauer und Soehne
Friedrich Wilhelm Becker – Weingut Friedrich Becker

See: 5 Top Wine Makers at Premier Cru Wein Bistro in Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Carolin Bergdolt – Weingut Bergdolt
Peter Klein – Weingut Gerhard Klein
Sabine and Stephan Knipser – Weingut Kipser
Sven Leiner – Weingut Juergen Leiner

See: Chinese Food and German Wine at the Hot Spot in Berlin: 5 VDP Winemakers Pour their Wines

Andreas Schumann and Thomas Hensel – Weingut Odinsthal
Peter Siener – Weingut Siener
Barbara Roth – Wein- und Sektgut Wilhelmshof
Susanne and Sebastian Winterling – Sekt- und Weingut Winterling

Rheingau

Teresa Breuer – Weingut Georg Breuer

Picture: Annette Schiller and Theresa Breuer in New York City

See: Schiller’s Favorites at the 2013 Riesling and Co Tasting in New York City, USA

Désirée Eser – Weingut August Eser

Picure: Christian G.E. Schiller and Désirée Eser

See: German (Rheingau) Riesling and American (Bourbon) Whiskey: Woodford Reserve Master Distiller Chris Morris and Rheingau Riesling Winemaker Désirée Eser, Weingut August Eser, Rheingau, Germany
Meeting Winemaker/Owner Desiree Eser, Weingut August Eser, at the Banks of the Rhein River in the Rheingau in Germany

Eva Fricke – Weingut Eva Fricke

Picture: Eva Fricke and Christian G.E. Schiller in Ruedesheim, Germany

Anthony Hammond and Simone Boehm – Garage Winery
Alexander Johannes Jung – Weingut Jakob Jung

Picture: Annett Schiller with Alexander Jung, Weingut Jakob Jung, in Erbach

See: Impromptu Winetasting with Alexander Jung, Weingut Jakob Jung, Erbach, Rheingau, Germany

Peter Bernhard Kuehn – Weingut Peter Jakob Kuehn

See: A Tasting at Weingut Peter Jakob Kühn, Rheingau, with Angela and Peter Jakob Kühn, Germany

Rheinhessen

Jens and Katja Baeder – Weingut Baeder
Julia Becker-Landgraf and Johannes Landgraf – Weingut Becker-Landgraf

Picture: Christian G.E. Schiller with Erik Riffel (left) and Johannes Landgraf (right)

Jochen Dreissigacker – Weingut Dreissigacker

See: The Wines Chancelor Merkel Served President Obama and Michelle Obama in Berlin (and the Wines she did not Serve), Germany

Nico Espenshied – Weingut Espenhof
Johannes Geil-Bierschenk – Weingut Oekonomierat Johann Geil Erben
Alexander Gysler – Weingut Gysler

Picture: Alexander Gysler, Weingut Gysler, in Washington DC

Juergen Hofmann – Wein- und Sektgut Hofmann
Christine Huff – Weingut Fritz Ekkehard Huff

Picture: Christian G.E. Schiller with (from left to right) Eva Vollmer, Christine Huff and Mirjam Schneider at Weingut Eva Vollmer

See: The Mainz Wine Amazones - Christine Huff, Mirjam Schneider and Eva Vollmer - in New York City, USA
International Women's Day 2012: Meeting the Wine Amazones Tina Huff, Mirjam Schneider and Eva Vollmer of Mainz, Germany

Daniel and Stefan Huff – Weingut Georg Gustav Huff
Tobias Knewitz – Weingut Knewitz
Caroline Spanier-Gillot – Weingut Kuehling Gillot

Pictures: Christian G.E. Schiller with Caroline Spanier-Gillot in Bodenheim.

See: The Wine Maker Couple H.O. Spanier and Carolin Spanier-Gillot, with Roland Gillot, Lead Wine Tasting of Kuehling-Gillot and Battenfeld-Spanier Wines at Weingut Kuehling-Gillot, Germany

Andre Landgraf – Weingut Landgraf
Sabine Fleischer – Weingut Oberstleutnant Liebrecht
Peter and Fritz May – Weingut Karl May – Liebenauer Hof
Erik and Carolin Riffel – Weingut Riffel

Picture: Christian G.E. Schiller and Eric Riffel in Mainz

Justus Ruppert – Weingut Ruppert-Deginther

See: In the Glass: The 2007 Liebfrauenberg Cabernet Sauvignon from Ruppert Deginther in Rheinhessen, Germany

Stefan Sander – Weingut Sander
Kai Schaetzel – Weingut Schaetzel

Picture: Christian G.E. Schiller with Kai Schaetzel in Nierstein, Germany

See:
Celebrating Riesling and my Birthday at Weingut Schaetzel in Nierstein, Rheinhessen, Germany
A New Fixture in the Reemerging Red Slope of Nierstein - Visiting Kai Schaetzel and his Weingut Schaetzel in Nierstein, Rheinhessen, Germany

Mirjam Schneider – Weingut Lothar Schneider und Tochter

 
Picture: Annette Schiller with (from left to right) Eva Vollmer, Christine Huff and Mirjam Schneider in New York City.

See: The Mainz Wine Amazones - Christine Huff, Mirjam Schneider and Eva Vollmer - in New York City, USA
In the Glass: Mirjam Schneider's 2007 Merlot No.2 from Rheinhessen, Germany

Florian Fauth – Weingut Seehof
Felix Peters – Weingut St. Antony
Michael Teschke – Weingut Michael Teschke

See:
In the glass: A 2007 Sylvaner trocken "Vom Langen Sterk" from Michael Teschke, Rheinhessen, Germany

Johannes and Christoph Thoerle – Weingut Thoerle

Picture: Johannes Thoerle, Christian G.E. Schiller, Christoph Thoerle and Annette Schiller

See:
Surprising the World with their Pinot Noir: Johannes and Christoph Thoerle, Winzerhof Thoerle, Rheinhessen, Germany
The Wines of Up and Coming Winzerhof Thoerle, Rheinhessen

Eva Vollmer – Weingut Eva Vollmer

Picture: Christian G.E. Schiller with (from left to right) Eva Vollmer, Mirjam Schneider and Christine Huff in New York City

See: The Mainz Wine Amazones - Christine Huff, Mirjam Schneider and Eva Vollmer - in New York City, USA 
Winemaker Eva Vollmer is Germany’s Discovery of the Year 2010
International Women's Day 2012: Meeting the Wine Amazones Tina Huff, Mirjam Schneider and Eva Vollmer of Mainz, Germany

Katharina Wechsler – Weingut Wechsler
Stephan Wernersbach – Weingut Wernersbach
Stefan Winter – Weingut Winter

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