Top of the Crops 2018: The Results

Now in its fifth year, Wines of Germany as redesigned Top 50 with the all-new Top of the Crops – which aims to seek out some of the best examples from some of Germany’s top winegrowing regions. On Wednesday 7th March, a team of expert judges from the UK wine trade met at Bedales, Borough Market to find the Top of the Crops 2018, whittling down hundreds of entries to 35 winners.

The expert panel of judges included: Mark Flounders, Dawn Mannis, Jimmy Smith, Paul Laurie, Dan Belmont, Gus Pollard, Harry Lobek, Alex Hunt, Jamie Avenell.

Please find the full results below, or follow this link to see the results published in full in Harpers Wine & Spirit.

Oliver Zeter Sauvignon Blanc Fume 2016
Wirsching Iphöfer Kronberg Silvaner Alte Reben  2016
Matheus Piesporter Goldtröpfchen Riesling Auslese QMP 2011
Zwölberich Auxerrois Qualitätswein 2016
Bibo Runge Hargardun Riesling 2015
Leitz Magic Mountain Rüdesheim Riesling 2016
Schneider Grauschiefer Riesling 2016
Wilhelm Riesling Qualitätswein 2016
Dr. Loosen Erdener Treppchen Riesling Alte Reben GG 2016
S A Prum Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Kabinett 2016
Becker-Landgraf Muschelkalk Spätburgunder 2013
Franz Anton Spätburgunder 2015
Hanewald-Schwerdt Spätburgunder 2015
Fleischer Sauvignon Blanc 2016
Weinbiet Grauburgunder Edition Philipp Bassler 2016
Hauck Grauburgunder Spätlese trocken 2017
Raddeck ORBEL Riesling 2016
Querbach Riesling Edition 2008
German Riesling 2016
Eimermann Riesling feinherb 2015
Edition A – Achkarrer Schlossberg Pinot Noir 2016
Black Forest Pinot Noir 2015
Spätburgunder Avantgarde “Hölle” 2015