How to Read a German Wine Label

By Lucie Robson

Updated June 17, 2021 06:50 am

We love what’s in each bottle (especially if it has VDP on its cap!) but what about what’s on the label? Understanding the information on a wine label can sometimes be like trying to decipher code or a dead language! The fact is though, that once you know what you’re looking for, it’s very simple and German wine labels are some of the more accessible in the Old World scene. When you understand what you’re reading, you’ll have the confidence to select the exact wine you want off the shelf every time. Read on to learn about German wine labels. Cheers!