Consumption of wine per capita increased
Germans drank an average of 0.6 litres more wine per person in the past wine year (August 1, 2019 - July 31, 2020), than in the previous year.Read more
Shanghai: sponsors of German wine awarded
As part of this year's annual meeting in Shanghai, active importers, retailers, restaurants and certified wine teachers who made a major contribution to the promotion of German wines in 2020 were honoredRead more
Harmony between German Wines and Asian Cuisines
German wines have a natural advantage when it comes to harmony with selected Asian dishes. Their lighter alcohol content, freshness and elegance make them the perfect accompaniment.Read more
Norway and Riesling: the love story continues...
In Norway, German white wine is not only market leader, but it could even extend its already amazing market share from 27.5 to 28 percent in 2020.Read more
The 15 best sparkling German wines awarded in Denmark
Germany's 15 best sparkling wines on the Danish market have been selected from 61 wines. Those made from Riesling rated highly, but those made from traditional grape varieties used to produce champagne also won acclaim in the Best German Sekt Denmark 2020 awards.Read more
Outlook: The German Wine Institute's Communication Work
by Monika Reule // The corona pandemic presented us all with great challenges in the past year, and it will keep us in suspense for quite a while yet in 2021.Read more
The JamesSuckling-Top100 Wines of Germany 2020 List
Jamessuckling.com speaks of Germany as "one of the most exciting regions of the year" and has published a "Top 100 Regional Report". Renowned editor Stuart Pigott commented that he couldn't remember a more exciting and high-quality vintage in Germany, especially for riesling wines.Read more
Icewine harvest in Germany: List of producers
On November 30th, winegrowers in several German wine regions like Nahe, Rheinhessen, Pfalz, Franken and Rheingau were able to successfully harvest frozen icewine grapes at freezing temperatures. We listet them for you at the end of the following text.
Leitz wins prestigious Swedish wine prize "Gyllene Glaset 2020"
The honourable and well recognized Swedish award "Gyllene Glaset 2020" (the golden glass) is annually awarded to profiles within the wine world for their outstanding achievements and recognition on the Swedish wine market. This year the German winemaker Weinut Leitz received the prestigious award.Read more
The 2020 vintage in the German winegrowing regions
The 2020 vintage produced a very high quality nationwide. The German Wine Institute (DWI) presents below how the vintage developed in the 13 German growing regions.Read more