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• German Red Dornfelder Wine Now Has Varietal Status

German Red Dornfelder Wine Now Has Varietal Status

The Dornfelder grape originated in Germany. It was bred in the mid-1950’s from two other hybrids, Helfensteiner and Heroldrebe, one of which comes from Pinot noir. Dornfelder is the second most grown red grape in Germany after the Spätburgunder, the German name for Pinot Noir. BATF Grants Dornfelder Varietal Status Recent rulings by the US […]