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12/03/2018

Germany´s vintage 2018: Detailed reports by region

This year´s grape wine harvest has produced truly exceptional qualities across the nation. At the time of writing, many Rhineland-Pfalz winegrowers are still hoping for a successful ice wine harvest, which was virtually non-existent last year, and have left grapes hanging on 532 hectares of vines for this noble-sweet speciality.

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11/26/2018

Vintners‘ mulled wine much in demand: list of producers 2018

Following the current trend, a lot of wine producers offer home-made mulled wine today. Partly organic, or vegan, it can be found more and more on German Christmas markets and at food retailers.

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11/22/2018

Carolin Klöckner enthuses Blogger in Munich

On behalf of The German Wine Institute (Deutsches Weininstitut, DWI), Germany's 70th Wine Queen Carolin Klöckner moderated the wine selections presented at 'The Grand Blogger Dinner' in Munich.

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11/22/2018

Low alcohol but full bodied Wines of Germany for Thanksgiving

The versatility of German wines allow for them to pair perfectly with an array of flavors – from savory stuffing and tart cranberry sauce to sweet potato casserole and a plethora of pies. Low alcohol but full flavored Wines of Germany brighten your Thanksgiving dinner cooking.

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11/09/2018

Noble-sweet wines crown 2018 vintage: Find list of producers

Nature has been very generous to German vineyards this year. Vintners are blessed with an outstanding 2018 vintage. Find the results of The German Weininstitut's (DWI) latest survey among estates that harvested Trockenbeerenauslese berries this year or still expect them to be picked.

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10/24/2018

Germany’s wine ambassadors started in the best of spirits

The recently elected 70th German Wine Queen Carolin Klöckner along with the Wine Princesses Inga Storck and Klara Zehnder got off to a great start We sensed a brilliant atmosphere from their recent set card-photo shoot, it was full of positive spirit.

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10/11/2018

Pinot Noir from Germany heads "Mondial des Pinot" competition

Congratulations to the winner of the 2018 MONDIAL DES PINOTS competition! Pinot noir "Im Sonnenschein" 2015 vintage produced by the German estate Wein- und Sektgut Wilhelmshof in Siebeldingen/Pfalz was not only given a Great Gold Medal but also emerged as best wine and overall winner of the 2018 MONDIAL DES PINOTS competition with the award PRIX...

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10/04/2018

Germany´s grape harvest 2018: estimates above expectations

After last year´s below-average crops and correspondingly depleted cellar stocks, latest estimates expect a wine must harvest nationwide of approximately 10.7 million hectoliters in volume.

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09/20/2018

WSJ: "German winemakers are quietly conquering the world"

Lettie Teague is an American author and currently a wine columnist for The Wall Street Journal (WSJ). In her latest article illustrated with a unique graphic by James G. Hancock she gives reason for Wines of Germany's success story.

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09/13/2018

Drum roll please… for the winners of "31 Days of German Riesling"

This summer The Wine Institute's British office in London celebrated "31 Days of German Riesling" for a seventh season. The campaign initiates sales impulses for independent merchants and retailers along with restaurants in the UK.

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