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GG: Grosses Gewächs from Germany


Bologna, Italy

March 29th at 15:00 in your time zone


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Elsewhere they’re called Grand Cru. But in Germany the GG, or Grosses Gewächs, are wines both white and red but always dry, whose labels indicate that they are VDP Grosse Lage, the highest level of the pyramid of German wine classification; the VDP is in fact an association that unites the 200 finest wine producers in the country.

The majority of the Grosses Gewächs are Rieslings – the only grape variety allowed for the GG in the regions of Mosel, Nahe and Mittelrhein.

Riesling is the protagonist in this masterclass: we’ll taste Rieslings from GG vineyard parcels from some of finest terroirs in Germany, including: Mosel, Reno, Pfalz, Nahe, Rheinhessen and Franconia. A journey to explore the different inflections that this grape variety expresses in different regions, and as many styles of vinification.

Jonathan Gebser, vice-curator of Slow Wine and expert on the wines of his homeland, will guide your tasting of some of the finest interpretators of Riesling and explore their respective areas of production. Among them we’ll taste:

This Masterclass is designed for industry professionals. Enthusiasts are, however, welcome to take part. For info please write to:

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Event languages: IT, EN

Event location: 
BolognaFiere - Padiglione 20, Masterclass Room
Viale della Fiera, 20 - Bologna (Italy)

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