News from the Cellar: 2020 is an excellent Vintage in Germany
The 2020 vintage in Germany has produced very good quality and with an estimated 8.6 million hectoliters nationwide, is only slightly below the average harvest yield.Read more
New wine market statistics 2020/2021 published
The eagerly awaited DWI publication "German Wine Statistics" is one of the most extensive collections of data available on the German and global wine market. It is released each year by the German Wine Institute and the latest updated version is now available.Read more
Wines of Germany Japan offers users virtual wine worlds
The Wines of Germany office in Japan has created a ground-breaking experience for end consumers with their "Virtual German Wine & Marunouchi House Event". It will be online from October 2 to 31, 2020.Read more
The German Wine Majesties – global ambassadors
Today, the German Wine Queen and her princesses have to be more knowledgeable and committed than ever. "Their task is to use their knowledge to convince specialists and wine consumers at home and abroad of the quality, diversity and uniqueness of our domestic wines. Young, modern and lively, they truly reflect the image of German wines," explains...Read more
Mondial des Pinots: Eleven German Pinots awarded Gold
At the 23rd "Mondial des Pinots" wine competition in Sierre (Switzerland), eleven German Pinots, including seven Pinot Noirs, were awarded a gold medal. Another 19 German Pinots won a silver medal. Over three days, 58 jurors evaluated 1132 wines from 21 countries for the competition which had been postponed from May to September.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.
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.