In a country famous for its Rieslings, these three bottles are standouts. Try the balanced acidity and mineral finish of Deinhard Green Label Riesling Mosel with potato salad or pulled pork sandwiches. Moselland Bernkasteler Kurfürstlay Riesling is excellent with summer fare like poached salmon and savoury salads, which complement its lively flavours of fresh herbs, slate, citrus and honey. Tangerine and peach shine in off-dry Relax Riesling Mosel. Pair it with gingered tofu dishes or creamy pastas.
Another popular white is Baden Gewürztraminer. Medium-bodied and off-dry, it has floral, lychee and pear aromas that are a good match with Southeast Asian fare. For red, there’s Black Tower Dornfelder Pinot Noir Pfalz. Crafted in Rheinhessen, Germany’s largest wine region, it is light-bodied and fruity, with an easy-drinking style. Finally, there’s a bubbly: Henkell Trocken has been a food-friendly classic since 1856, with effervescent fruit and citrus notes. Sip it with appetizers, seafood, chicken or fruity desserts.
This box also comes with a handy picnic carrier.