Press Releases

New Winery on the Block –
Good wine runs in the family
March 31, 2021 - Froehlich family - Eschendorfer am Lumpen wineryThe Fröhlich Family

Anyone looking for excellent Franconian dry white wines has come to the right place at Clemens Fröhlich’s family winery in Escherndorf. Here the constant drive to achieve wines with individual character has been rewarded again. For the third time it has received the ‘Bavarian State Prize of Honor’ – Bayerischer Staatsehrenpreis –

Ancient Steinwein – Frankenwein featured on BBC Radio 4 November 1, 2017 -

Don’t miss Hugh Johnson’s brief profile on a 1540 Steinwein, a cover term for white wine from Franconia. Enjoy a wonderful political and historical story of Frankenwein following the vintage of the millennium. In a nutshell: “Grow your own food,

Best of Gold 2017 July 24, 2017 -

Our main supplier from Franconia, the Walter Erhard winery, has won the trophy for Best of Gold 2017.

Being ranked one of the top twelve wineries in Franconia has raised the game for Walter, pictured on the far right of the photo:

Source: Main Post,

Macks Silvaner recommended in The Bristol Cookbook January 10, 2017 -

The Bristol Cook Book - coverThe Macks Silvaner has been recommended in latest edition of The Bristol Cook Book, paired with a delicious Celeriac Curry from The Canteen in Stokes Croft, on the basis that it will complement the fragrant side of the dish.

Enthusiastic endorsement from Bristol wine merchant Corks of Cotham March 5, 2016 -

From the News section of the Corks of Cotham website (Feb 2016):

20160219_181021The Wines of Franconia, new additions.

Tracing its origins to the first Francs, the ancestors of modern day French, this little wine region,

Perfect for summer sales, new German white wines & a big sales push to support the trade June 1, 2014 -
  • Genuinely new products for retailers
  • A new, high-quality range of German wines
  • Aggressive prices and plenty of sales backup for the trade

How often can we find a truly new wine to offer the consumer?


For more information, please see Press Contact,
(or  Contact us – all other enquiries).


Silvaner Kabinett dry… clear fine herbal and slightly mineral citrus and stone fruit fragrance, with floral nuances. Polished, lusciously fine, not completely dry fruit, herbal tones, slightly earthy minerality in the background.
Wein-Plus Guide 2014