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04/06/2021

8.5 million hectolitres of wine must harvested in 2020

The 2020 vintage in the 13 German wine-growing regions produced a wine must yield of 8.5 million hectolitres.

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03/23/2021

Wine Culture in Germany named an intangible cultural heritage

"Wine Culture in Germany" was included in the national register of intangible cultural heritage on March 19, 2021 on the recommendation of the expert committee of the German Commission for UNESCO at the Conference of Ministers of Culture.

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03/17/2021

Online wine tastings here to stay

Necessity is the mother of invention! This also applies to the increasingly popular online wine tastings. Before the corona pandemic, who would have believed that wine lovers would one day have fun meeting a wine producer for a tasting in front of the computer screen?

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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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