Hello, my friends. Erni Loosen here. When Wine Enthusiast Magazine contacted us to say that our 2012 Villa Wolf Pinot Gris had been chosen as #59 on their Top 100 Best Buys of 2014 list, my first thought was, Woohoo! What a … continued
In September, our export director, Matt Giedraitis, held a wonderful tasting and presentation at the Radisson Blu Elizabete in Latvia. “I would like to thank everyone in Latvia who helped put together my presentation as well as those that attended,” he says. … continued
Here we are again in harvest time! In Germany’s Mosel Valley, where the grapes for Dr. Loosen wines are grown, early bud break and a warm spring had us dreaming of a perfect harvest, but summer was really rainy and we … continued
Looks like harvest is shaping up nicely at J. Christopher, our joint venture with Winemaker Jay Somers in Newberg, Oregon. Enjoy these pics from the vineyards.
A hot, dry finish to the 2012 growing season yielded rich, fruit-forward wines. (Newberg, OREGON – September 4, 2014) The 2012 growing season for J. Christopher Wines in Oregon’s Willamette Valley started off in a very promising way: normal flowering, … continued
Dr. Loosen Winemaker Erni Loosen and Sales Manager Desiree Schroeder put a Mosel spin on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
In early August, Erni Loosen traveled to Taiwan, where he spoke at a traditional Taiwanese street dinner, called Ban-Doh (a form of boisterous eating at round tables in the outdoors), with more than one hundred attendees and, of course, Dr. … continued
Why do wine lovers get so excited about Riesling? Why is Riesling so hot (and so cool) right now? Why is Riesling so great with food? These are all excellent questions. Here are some answers, from our Riesling … continued
Don’t worry, there’s still plenty of Summer of Riesling left! But while you’re making Riesling memories of your own, we thought you’d enjoy these mid-season pics from various events. Cheers!
Kudos to New York Times wine writer Eric Asimov for his recent article ‘The Sweet Surprise of Dry Rieslings.” Some of our favorite quotes from his article: “This rare versatility, which permits riesling to beautifully express styles ranging from … continued