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11/19/2020

Good sales mean that German wine stocks are falling

The German Wine Institute (DWI) is pleased to report that the reserves of domestic wines were significantly reduced in the last wine year due to strong local sales.

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11/18/2020

The popularity of mulled wine from vintners continues unabated

Mulled wine, especially from local vintners, is becoming increasingly popular. The spiced hot beverage known as Glühwein is especially enjoyed in the run-up to Christmas.

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11/16/2020

These are the winners of the Lagen Cup White 2020

With a rating of 97 out of 100 possible points, the van Volxem winery from the Mosel winegrowing region wins the Berlin Lagen Cup White 2020 with the 2019 Volz GG Riesling. Sandra Sauer from the Franconian winery Horst Sauer is named Winemaker of the Year.

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11/11/2020

German Wine Flagship Store Opens on Tmall in China

Wines of Germany (“The German Wine Institute” or “DWI”) is pleased to announce that the German Wine Flagship Store is officially opened on Tmall (tmall.com) today, coinciding with China’s biggest ecommerce retailer promotion event “Double 11 Global Shopping Festival”.

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11/04/2020

Federal Wine Award: Weingut Bretz - Wine Producer of the Year

The award for “Wine Producer of the Year” at this year's national wine and sparkling wine awards went to the Ernst Bretz winery from Bechtolsheim in Rheinhessen. The wine cooperative Britzingen / Markgräflerland eG from Müllheim in Baden was named "Sekt Producer of the Year". Both companies received a federal gold award.

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11/03/2020

VR in the Vineyards tours Germany again in 2021

The German Wine Institute (DWI) will again be presenting virtual tours through steep slopes and vineyards from German winegrowing regions in various shopping centers throughout Germany in 2021. The 360-degree experience is enhanced with a wine tasting - of course in compliance with the Covid hygiene and distance rules.

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11/01/2020

New digital magazine translates "German-speaking”wines

TRINK Magazine is the first English language digital publicationdedicated to the wines of South Tyrol, Austria, Germany, and German Switzerland, four regions linked by far more than language alone.

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10/29/2020

‘Best Vineyard View 2020, Ahr’ inaugurated

What locals and guests of the Ahr have long known is now officially confirmed: the view from the plateau of the Saffenburg in Mayschoss to the old wine village and into the Ahr valley is one of the most beautiful in the entire region.

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10/29/2020

Special prizes awarded for the Best Red Wine Cuvées

Many wine lovers still have prejudices about blending wine. In order to counteract these reservations, the German Wine Institute (DWI) awarded a special prize for the best red wine cuvées for the first time this year as part of the DLG Federal Wine Award.

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10/16/2020

Lonely Planet recommends bicycle tours in Germany’s wine regions

Germany is famous for its‘ beautiful wine regions, outstanding vinotheks, hiking trails as well as landmarks of wine culture. In october 2020 the high circulation guide book and travel platform Lonely Planet highlights bicycle tours in Germany’s wine regions:

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