The New Blues - Wine & Spirits Magazine

The New Blues

Once a cantankerous red variety from Central Europe, blaufränkisch has taken its cue from climate change and emerged as one of the world’s most sensitive transmitters of the beauty of limestone and schist.

Spitzerberg’s vines rise up to a nature preserve. (Photo: Herbert Lehmann)

I used to like blaufränkisch. A little rough around the edges, it had a…

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This story appears in the print issue of Spring 2023.
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