The 2021 vintage in the German winegrowing regions
Lean wines, full of aroma - this aptly describes the 2021 vintage in the German winegrowing regions. The best month for winemakers this year was not May, but sun-drenched September. With plenty of sunshine and cool nights in many regions, September brought a conciliatory end to a season that was clearly different from the three previous years and...Read more
Long-term presence for German wines in the Czech Republic
BEST Mediální Společnost will represent Wines of Germany in the Czech Republic for the next few years. After a successful trial run in 2021, the advisory bodies of the German Wine Institute (DWI) decided to grant long-term presence for German wines in the Czech Republic.Read more
Ahr winemakers concerned about less vineyards and structural change
The flood disaster in mid-July in the Ahr region hit the local winegrowers hard. A few weeks before the upcoming harvest, most of the 50 or so wine producers were left with nothing. Now the harvest has been successfully brought in from the 562 hectares that make up the fourth smallest wine-growing region in western Germany. Nevertheless, it will...Read more
Google Trends proves growing popularity of mulled wine
During the advent and Christmas season, mulled wines are on high demand in Germany. They are being produced by winemakers, cooperatives and cellars alike. A Google Trends analysis shows that "Glühwein" is searched online twice as often as ten years ago.
Germany's wine culture is an intangible cultural heritage
On November 18, 2021, the ceremonial awarding of certificates for the nationwide directory of intangible cultural heritage took place in the Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus. In 2021, a total of 20 new forms of cultural expression were added to the directory, including wine culture in Germany.Read more
Fine wine training for young diplomats in Berlin
The German Wine Institute (DWI) once again held a training event for young diplomats. Around 40 guests took part in the event in Berlin. In a few years' time they will represent German interests in embassies and consulates around the world.
In love with wine in Wachenheim
Our informative and entertaining series, "The seven questions about German wine" is coming to an end for the year and the final expert interview is with Šárka Dušková, one of the most well-known Czech wine journalists and academics.
Successful #flutwein campaign will be continued
The crowdfunding campaign #flutwein continues due to its great success and high demand. As the initiators of the campaign, Peter Kriechel, Linda Kleber and Daniel Koller announced, more than 4.4 million Euros in donations from 47,492 supporters were collected in the first project phase.Read more
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.Read more
IMW's 10th annual symposium to be held in Germany 2023
The Institute of Masters of Wine is delighted to announce a tenth international symposium in Wiesbaden, Germany, in 2023.
Open to anyone to attend, the symposium will run over four stimulating days from 29 June to 2 July 2023. The hosts for the not to be missed event are the Deutsches Weininstitut (DWI), the city of Wiesbaden and the federal...Read more