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03/11/2021

German wine market grows in 2020

Last year, Germans bought more and higher quality wine in food retailers.

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03/11/2021

Top Winners: Felsengartenkellerei and Georg Müller Stiftung

At the Mundus Vini Spring Tasting 2021, the Felsengartenkellerei Besigheim from Württemberg was named “Best Wine Cooperative in Germany” and the VDP. Weingut Georg Müller Stiftung from the Rheingau was named “Best Winery in Germany”.

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03/08/2021

Happy Birthday, Riesling!

Germany's most important grape variety, Riesling, celebrates its 586th birthday on March 13th. On this day, the grape variety was first mentioned in a written document in 1435. Under the hashtag #rieslingbirthday, actions take place worldwide from Amsterdam (NL) to Toronto (CA).

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03/08/2021

Majesties pay tribute to women in the wine industry

On the occasion of International Women's Day, Germany's wine majesties paid tribute to women from the local wine industry. Eva Lanzerath, Anna Löffler and Eva Müller emphasized the special achievements of women in all areas of the wine industry. "It wouldn't work without them," all three agreed.

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02/25/2021

German wine exports slowed down in 2020

Punitive tariffs in the USA and the global Covid-19 pandemic led to significant declines in exports of German wines in many foreign markets last year.

 

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02/24/2021

Alain Jacobs: Honorary member of the Dutch Sommelier Guild

The Dutch Sommelier Guild (NGS) appointed new honorary life members during their annual meeting on February 8th.

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02/24/2021

Mundus Vini Biofach wine awards: 31 German wines awarded

For the twelfth time, the Great International Wine Prize Mundus Vini and the world's leading trade fair Biofach, organized the Great International Organic Wine Prize Mundus Vini Biofach. Almost 500 wines were submitted. In Neustadt an der Weinstrasse, an expert jury awarded a total of 199 organic wines with gold and silver, including 31 organic...

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02/23/2021

German Wine Institute launches in the Czech Republic

The German Wine Institute (DWI) is expanding its international marketing activities to the Czech market for the first time this year. After an extensive tender, the DWI commissioned the agency BEST Mediální společnost to carry out various measures until the end of the year.

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02/23/2021

German wines continue to perform well in Sweden

The Swedish alcohol monopoly Systembolaget has published its sales figures for last year. German wines have done very well in the biggest Scandinavian country, growing overall by 10 % both in value and volume.

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02/17/2021

Let's Celebrate National Drink Wine Day

On Thursday, February 18, 2021, The National Drink Wine Day is being celebrated around the globe. On this occasion, The German Wine Institute provides information about the importance of wine culture and moderate consumption - two inseparably linked approaches.

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