Ernst Loosen at VDP “Glorious Rheingau Days” Gala

Hello friends, Erni here, and we are sitting at the Riesling Gala 2011 of the VDP at Kloster Eberbach/Rheingau. This is the highlight of the 25th Annual Celebration “Glorious Rheingau Days“. Each of the Rheingau VDP members invites a guest … continued

The Wine Advocate loved J. Christopher 2009 Pinots!

We’re not big on the whole scores and ratings thing because it just seems weird to try and take something as subjective as wine and boil it down to a numerical rating. And it’s especially true when the reviewer is … continued

Ernst Loosen at Club Qing in Hong Kong

Hello my friends, Erni Loosen here — Recently I enjoyed an evening with our Export Director, Matt Giedraitis, and a very good friend, Linden Wilkie, and his wife at Club Qing in Hong Kong. Kennis Ko, the owner of Club … continued

Harvest at J. Christopher Winery

Kirk Wille, here, reporting from the harvest at J. Christopher Winery in Newberg, Oregon, USA, our joint venture with acclaimed winemaker Jay Somers. We took in 35 tons of Pinot Noir – the most in a single day ever in … continued

Ernst Loosen at Simply Red in Dongguan, China

Hi everyone, Erni here, on the road with pix from my recent visit to a wineshop near Dongguan, China, called ‘Simply Red’ (and sometimes white!) We showed Dr. L Riesling, 2010 Wehlener Sonnenuhr Kabinett, 2010 Ürziger Würzgarten Spätlese and 2006 … continued