WINE SPECTATOR January/February 2013 Issue

“One of Finger Lakes’ top Riesling producers, focuses on single-vineyard bottlings at the Hermann J. Wiemer estate on Seneca Lake.”

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WINE ENTHUSIAST January/February 2013 Issue

Titles Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard as one of the Five Top U.S. Dessert Wine Producers. “Hermann J. Wiemer is a Riesling mecca…” Read More.  

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WINE & SPIRITS – Top 100 Wineries of 2012

  “USUALLY WHEN I HAVE THE CHANCE TO SPEAK with Fred Merwarth for these pages in late August/ early September, he’s already begun harvest. For Merwarth, the owner and winemaker at Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyards on Seneca Lake, harvest is…

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WINE & SPIRITS Fall 2012 Issue

Our 2010 Magdalena Dry Riesling was recognized as one of the Top 100 Terroirs around the world. In addition, Hermann was chosen as a “new world dirt prophet,” representing the Finger Lakes wine region. Read more.  

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NEW YORK TIMES August 2012

New York Times column, “The Pour,” highlights 12 Great American Wines. Eric Asimov credits our Dry Riesling 2011: “The label says ‘Dry Riesling,’ but in fact it’s slightly sweet, like an old-school German kabinett riesling from the days before global warming. Nonetheless,…

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The Wine Guide from FOOD & WINE Magazine highly recommends Hermann J. Wiemer in the 2012 issue. The Guide states: “..exhilarating bottlings that rival the best from overseas” and continues with: “This winery in New York’s Finger Lakes region produces…

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WINE & SPIRITS – Top 100 Wineries of 2011

Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard will for the 3rd year in a row receive the prestigious honor of being named among the Top 100 Wineries of the year by Wine & Spirits Magazine. This year we are joined by an additional…

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WINE SPECTATOR – Top 100 Wines 2010

Hermann J. Wiemer joins a list of emerging stars and time-honored stalwarts in Wine Spectators Top 100 Wines of 2010.

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WINE & SPIRITS August 2010

Top scores for our 2008 Rieslings

Wine & Spirits blind panel tasted 183 American Rieslings over the past 12 months and their critics rated Hermann J. Wiemer Rieslings the highest with 4 of the top 5 Rieslings and 3 or the top 5 dessert Rieslings. See…

August 2010 Wine & Spirits
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FOOD & WINE MAGAZINE – Review of Reserve Chardonnay 2003

Wine Guide 2009

While the Wiemer estate, under its German founder, is best known for excellent Rieslings, it also capably handles Chardonnay: conjuring soft vanilla and acacia aromas with flavors of apricot and good acidity on the light, crisp palate.  

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