JJ Buckley Fine Wines Blog

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Rolling on the Ruwer

by Chuck Hayward

There was a time when the wines were labeled "Mosel-Saar-Ruwer." Today, to make things simpler, they are lumped together as just "Mosel." In my humble opinion, this is a mistake... as each river has its own soils, weather, and identity.

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Sirens and Sundials Led This JJB Buyer to JJ Prum

by Chuck Hayward

The Rheingau is the most prestigious of German wine areas, thanks to the backing of the church to push their cause. But for both the wine lover and the casual tourist, the Mosel sounds the Siren’s call, enticing with breathtaking natural beauty and charming little villages, all washed down with the most delightful local wines.

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