Riesling is probably Germany’s most well-known grape variety. Changing anything about these long-standing cultivation techniques is for some tantamount to blasphemy. Precisely for this reason Matthias Meierer is exploring new avenues.
“Meierer Projects” are also inspired by non-wine-growers. For instance, since 2011 Meierer has worked with the successful Danish brewer Mikkel Borg Berso (Mikkeller). Arising from this cooperation are a Riesling sour beer and a “beer geek Riesling”. In 2015 Mikkel Borg Berso will even become a vineyard owner in Kesten. Alongside individual projects Weingut Meierer also has an unconventional wine: its Riesling WTF!? shows how a very different type of Riesling can be produced merely by altering one stage in the vinification process.