"A temple of German wines in New York"
Famed chef Günter Seeger recently opened up his new New York eatery. In his restaurant located in Manhatten's West Village, he celebrates his passion for German wines and commits himself to be a game-changer for German wine in "Big Apple", as he stated in a recent interview by MW Anne Krebiehl from Wine Ethusiast Magazine.Read more
Wines of Germany announces another five new "Riesling Fellows"
The Riesling Fellowship was proud to be joined last night by top German Riesling producers and members of the Asian trade for a gala dinner at Renaissance Harbour View Hotel in Hong Kong. The evening, organised on the occasion of the German pavilion at Vinexpo Asia Pacific 2016 saw the announcement of five new members to the Riesling Fellowship.Read more
First "German Wine Academy" in Canada
The first ever 'German Wine Academy' out of Germany took place in Vancouver, Canada. The sales information seminar named 'Taste the New Perfect Pairings' was organised by Wines of Germany (DWI) and the British Columbia Liquorboard.Read more
Generation Riesling welcomes its 500th member
In the tenth year since its founding, the Generation Riesling initiative of the German Wine Institute (DWI, Wines of Germany) has grown to 500 young players with responsible positions in the wine industry. On 21 April 2016, DWI managing director Monika Reule welcomed its 500th member, the young Wuerttemberg vintner Benjamin Schuetz from "WeinGut...Read more
Wines of Germany Tour "Taste the New" started in L.A.
Wines of Germany USA launched its new image campaign, "Taste the New," in Los Angeles with Matthew Kaner of Bar Covell and Augustine Wine Bar, Food & Wine magazine’s Sommelier of the Year (2013).Read more
Online Wine Sales Booming in Great Britain
Internet wine sales topped £800 million in 2015, which represents ten to eleven percent of the overall British wine market. Those figures were announced by the German Wine Institute (DWI), drawing on a survey conducted by Wine Intelligence, a market research institute.Read more
Trend: More dry wines in Germany
Dry wines are enjoying increasing popularity in Germany. Forty-six percent of all German quality and "Prädikat" wines bottled in 2015 were classified as “trocken” (dry). Such was the announcement of the German Wine Insitute based on figures from the official wine classification agencies.Read more
Viticulture museum exibits wine crowns from 1949 to 2015
The re-opening of Germany's viticulture museum in the wine growing city of Oppenheim is being highlighted by a special attraction: besides other wine cultural exibits, crowns of all 'German Wine Majesties' between 1949 and 2015 are showcased.Read more
Decanter: "Pinot Noir from Germany tops global Pinot tasting"
"A Pinot Noir from Germany has beaten competition from Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and the US to top a Decanter tasting designed to find the best Pinots in the world outside Burgundy", says Chris Mercer.Read more
Current trends in wine country Germany
German viticulture has undergone a very dynamic development in recent years. Greatly contributing to this is the young generation of vintners who have increasingly taken over responsibility in the whole of the German wine industry. The "Generation Riesling" initiative established by the German Wine Institute (DWI) ten years ago now boasts some 500...Read more