Press & Links

Here’s a round-up of Press and Links.

Another lovely piece by Liz Sagues in the Ham & High.

From Bill Knott in The Oldie – “The Winery is a sweetshop for grown-ups, one in which most of the sugar has been turned to alcohol.”

Winners in the 2016 UK Top 50 German Wines

Nice piece by Liz Sagues in the Ham & High

David was on the panel blind-tasting German Riesling trocken 2014s for Decanter magazine

Mike Dunn interviewed by William Kelley in Decanter

Winners in the 2016 UK Top 50 German Wines

Following his gently controversial piece in Noble Rot Magazine Issue 2 Red Wine With Fish – The Dark Art of Food and Wine Matching, David was asked to write another piece for Issue 10; an explanatory piece titled So What Is Noble Rot?

Our own David Motion makes an appearance at G Major, the German Tasting at the OXO Tower.

Hurray! 6 of our wines are in the UK German Top 50 for 2015!

Harry Eyres recommends von Racknitz and Gut Hermannsberg in his piece about the Nahe for Country Life.

David was interviewed at The Riesling Fellowship in a suit and tie.

Reiner Flick’s Holle was picked by Damian Barr in The Sunday Times.

Here’s a short excerpt from Location, Location, Location Series 20 Episode 21 which was shot in The Winery.

David was asked to talk to 90 students at Geisenheim – Germany’s Wine University.

Zeren Wilson, writing in Christie’s Magazine, loves his Californians – including Hafner!

Jane MacQuitty selected Casteggio’s Barbera for her Top 50.

Michael Terrien’s Chardonnay is Wine of the Week on bitten and written.

Wedgetail and Yarra Yarra are in Matthew Jukes’ 100 Best Australian Wines!
Here’s his entire 100.

Jancis Robinson was very taken by Jurgen von der Mark’s Pinot Noirs.

We are delighted that 9 of our wines are in the UK German Top 50 for 2014!

Jancis Robinson loved Nelles’ Ruber Spatburgunder – made it her Wine of the Week.

Fiona Beckett writes up Peter-Jakob Kuhn’s Sankt Nikolaus Riesling trocken in The Guardian.

Jane MacQuitty recommends Flick’s Nonnberg in The Times. came to check us out. Aside from their very nice review of us, check out their great website – fab recommendations for shops, cafes, restaurants & events in London.

Bob Tyrer wrote up Gerrit Walter’s Riesling trocken in The Sunday Times.

The wonderful Dunn Howell Mountain came out top in the Decanter Magazine Napa & Sonoma 2009 Cabernet Tasting. Coincidentally The Winery’s David Motion was one of the panelists. Everything was tasted blind of course.
Watch out, this is a LARGE FILE (6.8MB), so we DO NOT recommend downloading this on your smart phone while roaming abroad!
Here’s a shorter, cut-down version – still big, though (3.5MB).

There were a couple of pictures of our Riesling Dinner at Hardy’s in Drinks Business.

Liz Sagues writes about the 31 Days of German Riesling in the Ham & High.

Kate Spicer picked Demencia at the RAW Fair for her column in The Sunday Times.

Jane MacQuitty picked Mosnier’s Chablis Vieilles Vignes as one of her top whites in The Times.

Dr Miles Thomas, Educational Psychologist and Wine Consultant, dropped in at a recent tasting.

John Stimpfig raves about Spatburgunder and quotes David in the FT.

Or, if you prefer the web version:

Decanter Magazine Expert’s Choice featured German Pinot Noir.

Jane MacQuitty picked Casteggio’s gently sweet, gently sparkling Moscato as one of her Times Top 50

David wrote a wine column for Vantage Magazine

Jane Clare in The Liverpool Daily Post

Jane MacQuitty also enjoyed Flick’s Victoriaberg Riesling trocken 2011

David did an interview for, a site dedicated to wine from Bierzo
And here’s a translation into English.

The Sunday Times

Harry Eyres writes about Riesling from the Mosel-Saar-Ruwer and the Mosel Bridge in The Daily Telegraph

Liz Sagues writing about Riesling trockens in the Ham and High

Jancis Robinson’s Wine of the Week

Robert Calcraft’s Little Black Book in Sunday Telegraph Stella Magazine

Rosi Hanson’s German Travel piece in Decanter

The Times

The Sunday Times

The Economist/More Intelligent Life

The Ecologist

The Sunday Times


The Independent

The Sunday Times – Bob Tyrer on Clemens Busch and a scary ride on his Monorackbahn

The Sunday Times – Bob Tyrer enjoyed Kuhn’s wines

The Sunday Times on the terrible Mosel Bridge

The Guardian
This one was not about us, but about growers we work with. We went out with Simon for his story.

Jancis Robinson

The Guardian

BBC News Online

BBC Breakfast show and BBC News Channel

Sky TV News

The Guardian

The Sun – Fergus Shanahan came to Germany with us.

Andrew Jefford – one of our favourite reviews. “This is avant-garde wine-merchanting.”

Just clearing one of our hard drives and stumbled across this not-so-new but relevant piece from David Williams in Wine & Spirit Magazine.