PLEASE HELP US tell the German government that we don’t want them to build a useless, ugly bridge across one of the most beautiful places in the Mosel valley. The aesthetic, environmental and cultural damage that this monstrosity will cause … continued
Click here to sign the Petition to Stop the Bridge!
April 20, 2010 The New Normal Harvest notes from Dr. Loosen BERNKASTEL/MOSEL, GERMANY — The 2009 harvest showed us once again that “normal” can no longer be con- sidered typical when it comes to growing grapes here in the Mosel … continued
From time to time we like to feature distributors and purveyors of our wines. Meet Ed Badgett III, Executive Chef at the Olde Mill Resort in Laurel Fork, VA. Ed recently spent some time with Ernie at the Country Vintner … continued
Check out this excellent article by Tim Atkin of the Times. A concise run-down of the entire Mosel Bridge fiasco. Wine lovers from around the world are working hard to stop this completely unnecessary project before it destroys some of … continued
In a recent post, “Old Vine, Great Wine”, WSJ wine blogger Lettie Teague sang the praises of Ludwig Knoll’s Silvaners. Here’s an excerpt, but if you’re interested in Silvaners or want to know more about the value of wines made … continued
Want a great primer on terroir? Check out this article by John Glas of Twin Cities Wine Tasting on the Wine 101 blog. Be sure to check out the comments section. And, yes, the pic on the post is our … continued
Check out this amazing worldwide list of producers who will be featured at the Riesling Rendezvous 2010 Grand Tasting at Chateau Ste. Michelle winery, Sunday, July 11 from 5:00-8:00 pm. If you love Riesling, or want to learn more about … continued
Doing his part to cure “palate fatigue”, here’s Loosen Bros. USA Vice President Kirk Wille manning the “Palate Refreshing Station” at the Pebble Beach Food & Wine event in California. Were you there, too? Send us your pix!
A new study has declared that the plan for the Mosel Bridge — which will destroy some of the world’s most valuable vineyards — is obsolete. The world wine community is still working hard to stop this misguided project. Ernie … continued