Klaus Zimmerling in his vineyard in Pillnitz near Dresden, eastern Germany. Photo: Ronny Hartmann/AFPKlaus Zimmerling in his vineyard in Pillnitz near Dresden, eastern Germany. Photo: Ronny Hartmann/AFP
Klaus Zimmerling in his vineyard in Pillnitz near Dresden, eastern Germany. Photo: Ronny Hartmann/AFP

How German wine from Saxony has been transformed by fall of communism

  • The entire winemaking industry in Germany’s eastern state of Saxony has seen a rebirth since the country’s reunification
  • The state only produces a fraction of the nation’s wine, but it is renowned for its quality

Topic |   Wine and Spirits
Klaus Zimmerling in his vineyard in Pillnitz near Dresden, eastern Germany. Photo: Ronny Hartmann/AFPKlaus Zimmerling in his vineyard in Pillnitz near Dresden, eastern Germany. Photo: Ronny Hartmann/AFP
Klaus Zimmerling in his vineyard in Pillnitz near Dresden, eastern Germany. Photo: Ronny Hartmann/AFP
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