Schloss Johannisberger vineyard, Germany For a better appreciation of the nature and versatility of this wine style, begin with the Germans. Life is filling in time between meals, and a meal without wine could only be breakfast," my doctrine and usual sign-off in correspondence. It often sparks facetious replies, predictably involving champagne. Occasionally, I encounter more compelling responses, such as this from Schloss Johannisberg: ... read more >