German Vintners Fined for Using Improper Grape Sources

Issue: February 28, 1999

February 28, 1999 German Vintners Fined for Using Improper Grape Sources About 5 percent of the winegrowers in the Piesporter Michelsberg area of Germany have pumped up their production by adding cheaper wine made from vineyards outside the designated area, according to German wine officials.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands February 28, 1999.

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