db: "Brits say 'sehr gut!' to German Pinot"
"Sales of German Pinot Noir, Pinot Blanc and Pinot Gris have sky-rocketed in the UK over the last 12 months", says Neal Baker from "the drinks business", referring to figures from nielsen. The variety has become more widely available in large and independent retailers across Great Britain.Read more
Wine Events, Winemakers and Industry News in One App
Wines of Germany (DWI) is proud to introduce its redesigned app for Android and iOS, making the world of German wine events and winemakers now available "to go." The free app has an attractive new look, new technology beneath the hood, and improved navigation and performance.Read more
Wines of Germany at Mercedes-Benz in Japan
The Mercedes-Benz Connection "Next" lounge in Tokyo is now showcasing another German product alongside cars: fine wine. The lounge's sommelier polled Japanese importers of German wines and then selected six wines from their recommendations.Read more
German Wine Institute expands market research with Wine Intelligence
The German Wine Institute (DWI) announces the collaboration with Wine Intelligence Ltd. to expand its access to market and consumer insights worldwide.Read more
Kick-off event for Wines of Germany Japan
More than 60 japanese importers attended the 'Wines of Germany Japan' kick-off event that took place february 8th 2016 in Tokyo. In her welcome speech, Monika Reule, General Manager of The German Wine Institute, explained the objective target to strengthen a modern image of dry-styled Wines of Germany on the japanese market. Yumiko...Read more
The Telegraph: "Choose Riesling"
"German rieslings are naturally lower in alcohol - and they're underpriced", says Susy Atkins from the British daily newspaper 'The Telegraph'. The editor of lifestyle, food and drink topics continues: "it pays to think of fine German riesling as a different class of drink altogether".Read more
Wines of Germany announces two new "Riesling Fellows"
The Riesling Fellowship was proud to be joined last night by top German Riesling producers and members of the UK and international trade for a gala dinner at Vintners’ Hall in London. This year’s winners are Paul Grieco, New York, USA and Albert de Jong, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, recognised for their dedication and passion for German Riesling.
Amsterdam: Great Start for Wines of Germany
Individual winegrowers as well as cooperatives and associations from Germany presented their wines from january 11.-13th 2016 at the 'Wine Professional Amsterdam'. Dutch experts from trade and gastronomy joined the fair and were delighted by the wine qualities of the following exhibitors:Read more
Call For Papers for the 62nd German Winegrowers’ Congress
Within the specialized international fair "Intervitis-Interfructa-Hortitechnica" the German Winegrowers’ Association (DWV) organizes the 62nd German Winegrowers’ Congress and calls for papers. The fair will take place in Stuttgart, Germany, from november 27th to 30th 2016. Proposals shall be attended until end of march.Read more
Icewine crowns the 2015 vintage in Germany
The wait for the deep freeze was worth it after all. As the German Wine Institute (DWI) announced, on the 18 and 19 January many estates in almost all German wine growing regions were able to harvest grapes (mainly Riesling, Silvaner and Pinot Noir) for the production of Eiswein or ice wine.Read more