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09/29/2020

Antwerp Wine Experience Day: meeting of experts in great demand

After months of uncertainty, the first German Wine Experience Day took place in Antwerp yesterday. Despite strict Corona measures, it was a resounding success.

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09/28/2020

Decanter World Wine Awards: 151 awards for Germany

For 28 days in August 2020, more than 100 wine experts tasted and rated over 16,500 wines from all over the world, awarding more than 150 medals and recommendations for German wines. Platinum, the highest award of the 17th Decanter World Wine Awards, went to eight German wines, all of which achieved 97 (out of 100 possible) points.

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09/25/2020

Eva Lanzerath from the Ahr is the 72nd German Wine Queen!

The new German Wine Queen for 2020/2021 is Eva Lanzerath from the Ahr. Completing the trio of German wine majesties is Anna-Maria Löffler from the Pfalz and Eva Müller from Rheinhessen who have both been elected as German wine princesses.

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09/24/2020

Young Winemaker of the Year 2020 awarded by the DLG

The DLG (German Agricultural Society) has announced the best Young Winemakers of the Year 2020. Numerous talented young winemakers from many winegrowing regions in Germany competed for the German wine industry award this year.

 

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09/19/2020

Wine Queen candidates test their specialist knowledge

The seven contenders for the crown of the new German Wine Queen confidently proved their wine expertise in both German and English during the one-hour contest in the SWR broadcasting studio in Mainz. Now they are looking forward to the grand final on September 25th.

 

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09/14/2020

Anne Krebiehl MW wins Wine Writer Award 2020

She is clearly a genuine enthusiast for German wines: Anne Krebiehl, author of 'The Wines of Germany' wins the "International Wine Book of The Year"-Award at the Louis Roederer Wine Writers' Award 2020.

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09/07/2020

Wine consumption stable in Germany

A special COVID-19 impact report conducted by Wine Intelligence examines the coronavirus pandemic and how German wine drinkers are reacting to the restrictions in their everyday lives.

 

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09/07/2020

IWSC 2020: Wines from Franken win Gold in London

At the renowned International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) 2020, five German wines won gold medals, three of them from Franken. The results are usually published much earlier, but have now been revealed. The top German wines achieved 95 and 96 out of 100 possible points.

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09/03/2020

Optimistic Start to Vintage 2020

The harvest for Federweißer (new wine) and base wines for sparkling sekt, is already in full swing, and now, according to the German Wine Institute (DWI), the rest of the harvest will begin in many wine regions over the next days.

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09/03/2020

Mundus Vini Tasting: 282 awards for German wines

At the Mundus Vini Summer Tasting 2020, 282 German still and sparkling wines were awarded by the international jury with 142 Silver, 137 Gold and three Grand Gold. One of the top awards went to Schloss Johannisberg and the other two to the Felsengartenkellerei.

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