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12/01/2020

Warsaw: Selection of German wines growing

A decade ago, wines from the 13 German growing regions were difficult to find in Warsaw. Since then, Warsaw's wine scene has changed significantly. More and more wine lovers of Riesling & Co are looking forward to the expanded wine range now available thanks to two new wine bars in the Polish capital that complement the existing gastronomy and...

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12/01/2020

Positive development of the wine market continues

Wines of German origin, in particular, continued to be increasingly purchased by consumers in the third quarter of this year.

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11/30/2020

Early icewine harvest in Germany

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.

 

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11/26/2020

Real wines and virtual winemakers at Riesling & Co Tokyo

As one of the first in-person wine events after the Corona lockdown in Japan, "Riesling & Co" in Tokyo was a great success. Numerous multipliers were reached through the 160 trade visitors, 52 seminar guests and 16 exhibiting importers of German wines.

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11/19/2020

Good sales mean that German wine stocks are falling

The German Wine Institute (DWI) is pleased to report that the reserves of domestic wines were significantly reduced in the last wine year due to strong local sales.

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11/18/2020

The popularity of mulled wine from vintners continues unabated

Mulled wine, especially from local vintners, is becoming increasingly popular. The spiced hot beverage known as Glühwein is especially enjoyed in the run-up to Christmas.

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11/16/2020

These are the winners of the Lagen Cup White 2020

With a rating of 97 out of 100 possible points, the van Volxem winery from the Mosel winegrowing region wins the Berlin Lagen Cup White 2020 with the 2019 Volz GG Riesling. Sandra Sauer from the Franconian winery Horst Sauer is named Winemaker of the Year.

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11/11/2020

German Wine Flagship Store Opens on Tmall in China

Wines of Germany (“The German Wine Institute” or “DWI”) is pleased to announce that the German Wine Flagship Store is officially opened on Tmall (tmall.com) today, coinciding with China’s biggest ecommerce retailer promotion event “Double 11 Global Shopping Festival”.

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11/04/2020

Federal Wine Award: Weingut Bretz - Wine Producer of the Year

The award for “Wine Producer of the Year” at this year's national wine and sparkling wine awards went to the Ernst Bretz winery from Bechtolsheim in Rheinhessen. The wine cooperative Britzingen / Markgräflerland eG from Müllheim in Baden was named "Sekt Producer of the Year". Both companies received a federal gold award.

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11/03/2020

VR in the Vineyards tours Germany again in 2021

The German Wine Institute (DWI) will again be presenting virtual tours through steep slopes and vineyards from German winegrowing regions in various shopping centers throughout Germany in 2021. The 360-degree experience is enhanced with a wine tasting - of course in compliance with the Covid hygiene and distance rules.

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