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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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08/28/2018

German wine growers optimistic as main harvest gets underway

Water supply paramount in determining quality and quantity: As picking commences for Germany´s main harvest, which in most wine regions has begun exceptionally early this year, wine producers look forward to a vintage of overall very good qualities and promising crop sizes.

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08/06/2018

Grape harvest earliest on record

August 6th marked the official start of the harvest for “Federweisser” (a partially-fermented, yeasty wine speciality) in Lörzweiler, Rheinhessen, this year - the earliest start-date ever. With a must weight of over 90 degrees Oechsle, the harvested grapes of the early-ripening variety Solaris were already exceptionally sweet.

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08/01/2018

Winequeen workshop promotes talent

Seven weeks prior to the grand election of Germany's 70th Winequeen candidates participate in a 3-day preparatory workshop. English language skills are one part of a public assessment during two tv-shows one of which is broadcasted live in september.

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07/24/2018

Clinking Glasses with the Statue of Liberty

During this year's Summer of Riesling Concert Cruise Germany's Wine Queen Katharina Staab engaged with consumers, trade members, and media in New York City (NYC). She featured 13 Rieslings, including seven from various regions of Germany.

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07/13/2018

Wines of Germany (DWI) with new focus on Russia

Over the past two years a new positive trend for wine imports has been observed on the Russian market following the drastic decline in wine imports from Germany to Russia since 2010. Meanwhile, Russian consumers tend to appreciate German wines more and more, and the average price of exported wines from Germany has increased significantly.

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07/12/2018

Consumer Campaign Award for Wines of Germany UK

Wines of Germany UK celebrates this week's win at the International Wine Challenge awards. The '31 Days of German Riesling' campaign picked up the prize for the best Consumer Campaign of the Year 2018.

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