15 years of Generation Riesling - a success story
When the German Wine Institute (DWI) organized the first wine presentation under the title "Generation Riesling", with a group of 25 young German winegrowers on June 8, 2006 in the Imagination Gallery in London, no one suspected that this would be the birth of what has become the largest young winegrowers' association in the world, with currently...Read more
Vinordic Wine Challenge: New Medal-Record for Germany
The winners of the Vinordic Wine Challenge 2021, Sweden's largest wine competition, have been announced. At the beginning of May, German white wines won numerous medals in the white wine as well as the organic wine segment.Read more
Ruppertsberger Rosé makes Top Ten in Global Pinot Noir Masters 2021
Some of the finest palates in the world recently awarded a German Pinot Noir Rosé from Pfalz in the top ten wines of the latest Global Masters Competition.Read more
Generation Riesling: Wine producers and sommeliers 'buddy up'
The new exchange program "Generation Riesling Buddy" offers Dutch sommeliers direct contact with Germany's up-and-coming young winemakers under 35 years of age. The exchange program is based on an initiative of the German Wine Institute (DWI) and the Dutch Guild of Sommeliers (NGS).Read more
Clink Different - Successful start to the 2021 campaign year
After a one-year break due to the pandemic, consumers and retailers in the USA can now look forward to diverse and creative campaigns about wines from Bordeaux and the German winegrowing regions.Read more
Germany’s wine regions are part of the DZT campaign German.Local.Culture.
As part of the international marketing campaign German.Local.Culture initiated by the German National Tourist Board (DZT) in partnership with the German Wine Institute (DWI), Germany’s winegrowing regions are brought into focus as particularly attractive and enjoyable holiday destinations.
US star Pink wants to visit our wine regions: "I love German wine!"
Several major media outlets are currently reporting that the US singer Pink raves about German wines. The US star also made Riesling headlines last year.Read more
New interview series: "The German Wine Questionnaire"
This is where the international wine scene gives away private details: The German Wine Institute asks leading lights of the international wine scene seven key questions on German wine. The interview series starts with Jancis Robinson MW, probably the most famous wine journalist in the world. Awarded a Riesling Fellow in 2013, she has been spreading...Read more
IWC Trophy for Schloss Reinhartshausen
The Rheingau winery Schloss Reinhartshausen won the German White Trophy and the International Riesling Trophy at this year's International Wine Challenge (IWC). Their gold medal Riesling from the 2015 vintage was rated 96 points.Read more
Later bud burst than previous year
After the cold nights at the end of April, the vines sprouted a little later this year compared to the long-term average. Freezing temperatures at night, which have now been overcome, have caused some occasional damage.Read more