DWI Theme Weeks: Sparkling on all Channels
For the next two weeks, under the hashtag #perlenimglas, all social media channels of the German Wine Institute will be revolving around sparkling wines. Even if big celebrations can’t take place in person these days, don’t let the joy for drinking sparkles go and at least on Mother's Day, say THANK YOU with a glass of good sparkling wine– even if...Read more
DWI expands Onlinemarketing
After the restrictions on public life caused by the corona pandemic, the German Wine Institute (DWI) has rapidly expanded its online marketing activities for German wines.Read more
Sweet and Delicious Theme Weeks a Success
Sweet delicious wines will be in focus on the Instagram and Facebook channels of the German Wine Institute, Generation Riesling and the German Wine Queen under the hashtag #lieblichlecker until the weekend.Read more
Think Global - Drink Local
Even if wine sales in the food retail sector are currently going well, wine producers who are not listed there are struggling with a significant drop in their sales.Read more
2015 Pinot Noir from Philipp Kuhn wins the Lagen Cup 2020
The Lagen Cup, a Berlin wine competition, takes place for white wine in summer and for red wine in winter. At the beginning of March, sommeliers and wine journalists tasted 300 German red wines from single vineyards. Sommelier Serhat Aktas, organizer of the LagenCup, has now published the results of the competition.
Riesling remains King: Dutch and Belgians celebrate
After all public festivals and outdoor markets honoring the King's 53rd birthday on April 27, 2020 were cancelled because of the corona pandemic, the "Koningsdag" turns into a "Woningsdag". It will be celebrated at home - with a national toast and serenade for King Willem-Alexander from all living rooms. And this time with German wines:Read more
Themed weeks: Sweeten the time with sweet, delicious wine
If you want to sweeten your days a little during these difficult times, the German Wine Institute (DWI) recommends enjoying locally produced sweet wines.
Early Budburst Prolongs the Risk of Late Frosts
After Germany's warm and sunny spring, the buds and vine shoots this year have sprouted about two weeks earlier than the long-term average.Read more
Germany’s 2019 Vintage Yields 8.3 Million Hectolitres
Exactly 8.326 million hectolitres (hl) of wine must were recorded from the 2019 German vintage. This is approximately 0.1 million hl less than recently estimated.Read more
Tips on combining food and wine during topical weeks
Even if Easter this year can only be spent in the closest family circle, at least it can still be enjoyed. We will help you with some food and wine suggestions.