Since he took over in 1988, Ernst Loosen has catapulted the Dr. Loosen estate into the top echelon of wine producers worldwide. His tireless efforts to improve his own wines, and to rebuild the reputation of Riesling, have earned him numerous awards and honors from around the world.

 

DR. LOOSEN AWARDS

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Man of the Year 2005

Wine’s Top 50: The Power List(No. 42), July 2005

The World’s Top 10 White Winemakers(No. 4), July 2006

Top Grosses Gewächs of 2011: Dr. Loosen Riesling Trocken Ürziger Würzgarten GG, January 2013

Gold Medal, 2013 Decanter World Wine Awards: 2011 Dr. Loosen Riesling Auslese Ürziger Würzgarten

Gold Medal, 2012 Decanter World Wine Awards: 2009 Dr. Loosen Riesling Trockenbeerenauslese Ürziger Würzgarten

Gold Medal, 2011 Decanter World Wine Awards: 2009 Dr. Loosen Riesling Auslese Gold Capsule Erdener Prälat

Gold Medal, 2010 Decanter World Wine Awards: 2007 Dr. Loosen Riesling Trockenbeerenauslese Ürziger Würzgarten

 
 
 
 
 
 

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White Winemaker of the Year 2005

Gold Medal, 2007 International Wine Challenge, 2006 Dr. Loosen Riesling Beerenauslese

 
 

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Top 100 Winery of the Year 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013

Best German Producer of the Past 25 Years, Fall 2007

The World’s 50 Most Influential Winemakers, Fall 2004

100 Best Wines of the Year, Buying Guide 2014: 2006 Dr. Loosen Riesling Trockenbeerenauslese Wehlener Sonnenuhr

 
 
 

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European Winery of the Year – Nominee: Wine Star Awards 2008

Winemaker Winery of the Year – Nominee: Wine Star Awards 2007

Top 100 Best Buys of 2013(No. 48): 2011 Dr. L Riesling

Top 100 Best Buys of 2012(No. 13): 2010 Dr. L Riesling

Top 100 Wines of 2010(No. 89): 2007 Dr. Loosen Riesling Eiswein

Top 100 Wines of 2007(No. 10): 2005 Dr. Loosen Riesling Spätlese Graacher Himmelreich

 
 
 
 

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Top 100 Wines for 2012(No. 67): 2011 Dr. Loosen Riesling Spätlese Wehlener Sonnenuhr

Top 100 Wines for 2009(No. 62): 2008 Dr. L Riesling

Spectator Selection: 2011 Dr. Loosen Riesling Spätlese Wehlener Sonnenuhr (Dec. 15, 2012)

Spectator Selection: 2010 Dr. Loosen Riesling Kabinett Blue Slate (Jan. 31, 2012)

 
 
 
 

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Winemaker of the Year, Weinguide Deutschland 2001

Two of the Top 10 Auslese of 2006, Weinguide Deutschland 2008: Dr. Loosen Erdener Prälat Riesling Auslese Goldkapsel; Dr. Loosen Ürziger Würzgarten Riesling Auslese Goldkapsel

 
 

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Dr. Loosen was accepted into Germany’s prestigious association of top-rated wine estates in 1992.