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04/17/2019

GWA participant falls in love with wines from Baden region

The 15th German Wine Academy (GWA) guided 28 wine educators from 15 countries to the winegrowing region of Baden this time. Excellent wines from cooperatives as well as wines from emerging talents were tasted.

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04/17/2019

Wines of Germany at the Vinexpo Bordeaux

The German Wine Institute (DWI) will be presenting a fascinating selection of wines from German winegrowing regions at this year's Vinexpo in Bordeaux (13-16 May 2019). Ten German producers and their wines will receive a star turn at the German Ministry of Food and Agriculture's joint Vinexpo stand (hall 1, stand AB270), as well as at various...

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04/02/2019

Final figures: 10.4 million hectoliters of wine must 2018

The national wine production of the vintage 2018 amounts to 10.4 million hectoliters (hl) in Germany. These figures range slightly below the 10.67 hl estimate that had been published in October 2018. The up to date figures have been circulated by the German Wine Institute (DWI) on the basis of the final harvest results of the Federal Statistical...

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04/02/2019

DWI honours four new Riesling Fellows at the Berlin Reichstag

On April 1st the German Wine Institute (DWI) awarded the four new Riesling Fellows Lars Daniëls from the Netherlands, Nico Knott from Belgium, Nils Flaaten from Norway and Tomasz Prange-Barczyński from Poland at the Berlin Reichstag for their international efforts concerning Riesling and German wines in general.

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03/28/2019

Mundus Vini Nordic: the First Scandinavian Award for German Wines

In order to support this positive export-development of German wines and to further promote the "German Wine" brand abroad, the German wine publishing house Meininger is organizing the first ever wine competition Mundus Vini Nordic in cooperation with the German Wine Institute.

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03/17/2019

Germany's Best Sekt Wines Selected

To mark the start of the international ProWein wine trade fair, the German Wine Institute (DWI) on March 17 announced the winners of its competition to find the best German sekt. The three victors were culled from 200 submitted samples from all 13 German winegrowing regions.

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03/15/2019

Germans Reaching for More White than Red

For the first time since 1999, German consumers purchased more white wine than red this past year.

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03/12/2019

Rising revenues for German wine sales

The value of wine sold in Germany rose by roughly one percent in 2018 in a year-over-year comparison. The statistics were measured in a study by the German Wine Institute (DWI) ahead of the ProWein trade fair. The data was collected as part of the GfK Wine Market Analysis, which the DWI commissions each year from the market consulting specialists.

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03/08/2019

Average price of German wine exports at a record high

Last year, consumers abroad spent on average more for German wine than ever before. As the German Wine Institute (DWI) reports, the average price for a litre of exported wine in 2018 rose by 15 cents to 3,04 € (prime cost), breaking for the first time the three euro mark. In comparison with the year 2002, for example, it has exactly doubled.

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02/26/2019

Jancis Robinsons German Tasting in Shanghai

On the occasion of the China Wine Summit 2019 - organised by TasteSpirit - Riesling Fellow and Master of Wine Jancis Robinson ran a master class "Decode top terroir of German Riesling and Pinot Noir" on 23rd February in Shanghai.

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