I just hit the jackpot.
Seriously, I've been searching for something resembling what my family served me since we got back from Germany, and it was under my nose the whole time!
I've gotten my hopes up a few times with a glass or two at Slanted Door or Sociale, but haven't been able to actually buy a bottle. But now!
There is a wine shop, in San Francisco, that sells German wines...RED WINES!!!
Don't think German Reds exist? Check out this article about German Pinots.