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04/18/2017

Wines of Germany Honors First U.S. Riesling Fellows

Wines of Germany U.S.A. honored renowned importers Rudi Wiest and Terry Theise and journalist and long-time merchant, David Schildknecht, for their passion, dedication and advocacy for German wine in the United States at an exclusive celebration attended by top members of the trade, importers and the media.

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04/11/2017

White Pinot Varieties Ascendant in Germany

Recent years have seen increasing cultivation of white wine varieties in Germany, particularly those from the Pinot family. This trend continued in the past year.

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04/10/2017

German Wine Institute honours 50 estate wine bars

The German Wine Institute (DWI) has honoured 50 wine bars with a new award last year. The winners – from estates in all 13 wine regions - were selected from some 200 entries, by a panel of experts, according to a strict set of criteria.

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03/17/2017

Trend towards white and dry wines in Germany

The trend which began in 2008 towards consuming more white wine in Germany continued last year. Prior to the ProWein international wine trade fair, the German Wine Institute (DWI) reported that white wines now account for 43 per cent of wine sales in Germany.

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03/17/2017

Wines of Germany presents aromatic varieties at ProWein

"Bursting with Flavor: Germany's Aromatics" - Such is the slogan of the German Wine Institute (Wines of Germany, DWI) at this year´s ProWein Trade Fair in Düsseldorf. From 19 - 21 March, some twenty still and sparkling wines from different aromatic varieties will be available for tasting at the DWI Pavilion in Hall 13 (13A90).

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03/16/2017

Vineyard meets Sea – Fresh oysters and German wines at ProWein 2017

Sparkling wines with oysters – that is the classic combination that everyone knows. But does it always have to be Sekt? And what is important when it comes to pairing still and sparkling wine with oysters? The answers are to be found at the ProWein pavilion of the German Wine Institute (DWI) in Hall 13 (13A90), when fine oysters from the...

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03/09/2017

German winegrowers face tough competition worldwide

Last year around one million hectoliters of German wine valued at 288 million euros was exported to 130 countries, representing a decline in value of 4 per cent and of 3 per cent in volume. As the German Wine Institute (DWI) announced in the run-up to the international trade fair Prowein in Düsseldorf, entry-level wines were most affected by this...

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03/06/2017

Germans buy more wine in supermarkets

Last year German consumers met their wine needs more often in the traditional supermarkets. According to the German Wine Institute (DWI), 18 per cent of all wines were purchased there in 2016, representing a one point increase in market share on the previous year and a five point increase compared with 2012.

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03/02/2017

UK-based sommelier: The next big Pinot hit will be from the Germans

Elona Hesseling from wine.co.za has summed up "what's hot in the UK" in her latests online publication. The author cites sommelier Gareth Ferreira who's daily work experience in a London based private wine-club sees Wines of Germany on the rise.

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02/20/2017

Private Roof Club Berlin hosts Generation Riesling

At least once a year Generation Riesling winemakers present their new creations in Berlin. April 3rd 2017 this approved routine will go down at the 'Private Roof Club'. The following authentic vintners are very much looking forward to meet representatives of the trade, the press and up market gastronomy:

 

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