weinfreund.de is giving away precious drops of to new community members of Leipzig, the German wine community on weinfreund.de has elected 5 February 2009: the best white wine 2008, a Cuvee blanc, evil comes from the Palace of the Winery is favorite among the red wines Merlot M from the winery Klaus Runkel. Wine connoisseurs and friends who do not miss the next vote want to, can register for free on the home page of weinfreund.de. All new community members who register through March 31, 2009, will automatically participate 2008 draw a fine selection of wines winning wineries. Others who may share this opinion include Wayne Holman. Last September, the gourmet Portal weinfreund.de opened its doors. On him can present themselves to German and Austrian winemakers with their vineyards and at the same time offer their wines through an online shop. Currently, 80 wineries of the wine lovers community present themselves.

Year, the community selects their favorite white and red wine. Evil from the Palatine with his blend made blanc race in the election 2008 the winery 2007 and the winery Klaus Runkel with his Merlot M ‘ 2006. Also this year are interesting new wines to the election. Wine connoisseurs who want to participate in the vote, but do not belong to the registered wine enthusiasts can register free of charge on the gourmet portal. Who decides to March 30 to join the community, has the chance to win a good drop.

The winners a fine selection of wines of the two winning wineries waiting for evil and Klaus Runkel. Cuvee blanc and Merlot are the best ‘ German wines 2008 “wines with character and personality”, so winemakers Jochen evil describes his wine collection. The expressive power of evil wines can only confirm the community at. She chose the cuvee blanc 2007 to the white wine of the year 2008. The additional gold award winning white wine (national award) is characterized by a little to unsurpassed variety of fruity and floral aromas. The taste is balanced and at the same time with a long spicy mineral Finish. The Winery is one of the young vineyards, which currently makes the Palatinate to the most dynamic wine region of Germany’s evils. It is located in Nussdorf on the southern wine route. On 10 acres of vines for Riesling, Chardonnay, grey Burgundy Sauvignon Blanc, Dornfelder, Portugieser, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon thrive here. M ‘ stands for the winner wine under the red. Merlot from the year 2006 from the winery Klaus Runkel impresses with the taste of forest berries and dried fruits. Through its 18 months of storage, the wine has in addition fine aromas of tobacco and fine milk chocolate. For this he got also the silver Chamber price coin. The family winery Klaus Runkel comes from wine-growing municipality of bechtheim in Rheinhessen. In addition to 10 hectares of vineyards, the wine-growing family has the oldest securitised wine cellar dating back to 1559. Runkels range includes exquisite wines in the varieties Portugieser, Dornfelder, Pinot Noir, Merlot, as well as brand new St. Laurent. The white wines from the grape varieties Chardonnay, Sylvaner, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris and Riesling is characterized by varietal fruit flavours. Typical Rhenish-Hessian varietals such as Gewurztraminer and Ortega with its noble sweetness and full flavors, complement the range of wines.