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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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02/17/2021

Rosé wine production increases in Germany

The range of German rosé wines has been growing continuously for years. As reported by the German Wine Institute (DWI), last year the quantity of quality-certified rosé wine increased significantly by nine percent compared to 2019, amounting to a total annual production of around one million hectolitres.

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02/12/2021

Ice Wine harvest 2020: the last frozen grapes are in the cellar

The onset of winter with prolonged, heavy frosts at the beginning of February, made it possible for wine producers in various regions to crown the 2020 vintage with an ice harvest.

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02/03/2021

Anna rocks!

The incumbent German Wine Princess Anna-Maria Löffler likes to turn the amplifier up a little. In the interview, she explains which rock music she likes and what it has to do with the wine industry.

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01/19/2021

German wines gain market share in Finland again

The Finnish alcohol monopoly ALKO has now released its sales figures for 2020: German wine has gained market share again. Last year, 20.2 % of all white wines sold in Finland came from Germany! Since 2013, the market share has grown year after year from 11.2 % onwards.

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01/19/2021

New online series with market information on export markets

The German Wine Institute (DWI) and the British market research institute Wine Intelligence intensify their cooperation in 2021. In a joint effort starting february 25th the institutes offer wine producers interested in exporting one-hour online seminars on specific markets. The monthly seminars will - as a rule - take place on the last Thursday of...

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01/18/2021

Frosty nights ensure another successful ice wine harvest

For the third time in this wine year the thermometer dropped to minus seven degrees Celsius and below. Winegrowers again had the chance to harvest frozen grapes for the production of ice wine.

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