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04/11/2018

Spot 'Riesling Weeks' around the globe

So much to discover and so much joy to be found: The annual 'Riesling Weeks' campaign gains new participants each year. The promotion program shows German wines in a wide range of styles and at all price points. 

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03/29/2018

ProWein summary: German wines meet modern tastes

During this year’s ProWein, professional domestic as well as international visitors showed great interest in the produce of the German wine-growing regions. White wines from the vintage year 2017, which tend to be light and quite refined, were particularly coveted, since they meet the consumers’ current taste preferences.

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03/27/2018

The German Wine Queen – An Ambassador for German Wine

For more than 60 years, the German Wine Institute/Mainz and the German wine queen, flanked by two German wine princesses, have been a successful team. The first German wine queen was elected in 1949. Since then, the election process has been as follows: every autumn, the wine queens of each of Germany’s 13 wine-growing regions compete for the...

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03/18/2018

Germans Drinking More White Wine

White wines continue to be popular with German consumers. 45 percent of all wine sold domestically in Germany last year was white, a two percentage point rise over the year prior. The German Wine Institute (DWI) announced this finding ahead of the international ProWein trade fair, drawing on the annual wine market analysis it commissions from GfK.

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03/18/2018

Germany's Coolest Wines Recognized

With over 8,500 votes from Germany and abroad now tallied, a victor has been declared in the German Wine Institute's (DWI) contest to find Germany's Coolest Wines. The winner: "Kartell-Cuvée" from a Mosel-based collective of winegrowers known as the Riesling-Kartell.

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03/12/2018

Over 100 Generation Riesling Vintners showcase at ProWein

For the 5th time Germany's young Generation Riesling (GR) vintners present their wines at the international fair 'ProWein' in Duesseldorf. Ten GR-estates from four individual German wine growing regions showcase their creations. A survey executed by The German Wine Institute (DWI) revealed that some 100 additional GR-estates will be on-site as...

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03/07/2018

DWI Showcasing "Cool Wines" at ProWein

Generation Riesling ready to break bread and chill out / The German Wine Institute will be presenting "Germany's Coolest Wines" campaign at ProWein 2018, with 20 wines selected for their notably distinct looks or concepts. The finalists were selected from 385 initial submissions, followed by a blind tasting and expert evaluation by an industry...

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03/07/2018

German Wine Exports Rise

The past year was a good one for German wine exports. The German Wine Institute (DWI) is reporting that both volume and value of export wines grew by seven percent in a year-over-year comparison. In total, 2017 saw roughly 1.1 million hectoliters of wine, valued at 308 million euros, exported to 124 different countries.

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03/07/2018

German Wines Robust in Tough Market Conditions

German wine producers have defended their market position in the past 12 months on a very hard-fought domestic wine market. The German Wine Institute (DWI) is reporting that German wines maintained their 45% share of overall domestic wine sales, and a stable 51% of revenues from wines purchased in Germany.

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03/05/2018

UK office reveals new look for popular campaign

Wines of Germany has revealed new branding for its 31 Days of German Riesling campaign, which is now in its seventh year. It will be back between 1st and 31st of July 2018.

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