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11/19/2019

Forum Generation Riesling: Discussing Fresh Ideas for 2020

The eleventh "Forum Generation Riesling" (GR) took place on the 14th of November in the "Viniversum" in the wine growing region of 'Hessische Bergstraße' near Frankfurt. Seventy young leaders from the wine industry met in Heppenheim to exchange marketing ideas, learn from reknowned speakers and gain expertise.

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11/13/2019

Jessyca Lewis twitters with Germany’s winemakers

In a new interview-series the German Wine Institute (Wines of Germany HQ) portraits multipliers in the global wine branch. We start with Jessyca Lewis, a successful marketing and advertising professional and winelover. She discovered her passion for teaching and social media. Now she’s inspiring Germany’s winemakers and encourages them to get...

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11/05/2019

Wine in Moderation launches major rebranding

“CHOOSE | SHARE | CARE” is the new message of Wine in Moderation with an innovative visual identity. The new Brand Strategy, message and visual identity are a result of a year-long reflection at the conclusion of the Wine in Moderation´s 10th year in existence.

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11/04/2019

2020 Wine Guides reveal new and confirm established names

It’s not only an annual name dropping routine of great interest to gourmets and wine critics alike: every november, the three reknowned wine guides "Eichelmann", "Gault&Millau" and "vinum" present the results of their individual tastings to the press.

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10/30/2019

Clink Different: Unexpected Wine Styles of Germany

As part of the Clink Different campaign - the joint initiative promoting wines of Bordeaux and Germany - the CIVB and Deutsches Weininstitut (DWI, German Wine Institute) invite US-journalists to discover the unexpected wines and styles that these renowned winemaking regions offer.

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10/30/2019

German wine academy submits bid for UNESCO World Heritage status

The German Wine Academy (DWA) submitted a bid for Germany's wine culture to be added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. The DWA submitted the bid "in lieu of all people ... who maintain and look after Germany's viniculture."

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10/29/2019

Big in Shanghai: German Wines at the ProWine China 2019

The German Wine Institute (DWI) with its Wines of Germany office in Shanghai (WOG) will be on hand at this year’s ProWine China in Shanghai (Nov 12-14, 2019). Running at the Shanghai New International Expo Center (No. 2345 Longyang Road) some 40 winemakers present a selection of wines from Germany's 13 winegrowing regions.

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10/14/2019

The Wines of Germany by Anne Krebiehl MW

Anne Krebiehl, author of 'The Wines of Germany' is clearly a genuine enthusiast for German wines. In her new book she explains Germany's climb back to the top. However, Krebiehl also notes which changes are needed if 'Wines of Germany' are to continue their successful path.

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10/07/2019

Wine vintage 2019 brings less amount

European wine grape harvest also below average

 

Due to a good level of grape ripeness and the damp autumn weather, this year’s grape harvest draws to a close earlier than expected. Thereby, the yields of the harvest are significantly lower than in the exceptionally strong year 2018 (+18% compared to the 10-year average). Based on a first yield...

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09/30/2019

Angelina Vogt is Germany's 71st Wine Queen

Germany's 71st Wine Queen was elected on Friday, September 27th in the city of Neustadt – Rhineland-Palatinate. Angelina Vogt was born and raised in Baden. However, she entered the contest for the Nahe region where she lives now. Julia Sophie Böcklen from Württemberg and Carolin Hillenbrand from the Hessian Bergstraße complete the trio of the...

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