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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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01/18/2021

Frosty nights ensure again 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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01/15/2021

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 honored

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01/15/2021

New 'Wines of Germany' agencies in Denmark and Sweden

Since the beginning of this year, two new teams have been running the Wines of Germany agencies in Denmark and Sweden.

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01/13/2021

Premiere: German Wine Institute's media reach exceeds one billion

Through a series of high-profile measures, the German Wine Institute (DWI) was once again able to significantly increase its media presence and thus the awareness of wines from the 13 German growing regions.

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01/11/2021

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.

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01/11/2021

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.

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01/04/2021

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.

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12/28/2020

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.

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12/22/2020

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.

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