BADEN-WURTTEMBERG-L ArchivesArchiver > BADEN-WURTTEMBERG > 1998-11 > 0911861451
Subject: Re: BADEN-WURTTEMBERG-D Digest V98 #401
Date: Mon, 23 Nov 1998 17:50:51 EST
In a message dated 11/23/98 3:01:07 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> I agree. I searched the phone book for possible Eberhard
> relatives living at Steeg bei Bacharach, another wine
> growing area, and found one with the title "Weingaertner".
> My wine provider's dictionary of wine-related terms
> indicates that if a bottle of wine is labeled with an
> estate owner's name followed by "Weingaertner", then the
> wine was grown on the estate and bottled by the owner,
> rather than being purchased and then bottled by someone else.
> That is the present use of the term, at least. It might have
> been different in the past.
> Lyle G. Hartman
> Landenberg, Pennsylvania
Lyle, thanks to you also for your input (see my response to Heinz). I
appreciate the opportunity to have this discussion.