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05/18/2020

Spotlight on Germany's regional grape varieties

For the next two weeks from May 18, under the hashtag #regionalehelden (local heroes), the DWI will focus on the diversity of our local wines. Grape varieties are presented that are particularly characteristic of their respective region - including classics such as Lemberger and Trollinger from Württemberg, Elbling from the Mosel or Goldriesling...

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05/15/2020

Election of the German Wine Queen to take place

The traditional election of the German Wine Queen will take place in Neustadt an der Weinstrasse again this year. The German Wine Institute (DWI), SWR and the city of Neustadt agreed on this in coordination with the representatives of Germany’s 13 wine-growing regions.

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05/12/2020

Sparkling Theme a Bubbling Success

The theme #perlenimglas is being enjoyed by sparkling wine fans on social media. 18 video clips and posts with sparkling wine producers, experts and the trio of German wine sovereigns amongst others, have already reached over 45,000 followers on Instagram alone. Many producers also took the opportunity to contribute with their own contributions...

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05/07/2020

Germany: Local Wines in Demand

In the first quarter of this year, German consumers increasingly turned to domestic wines. As a result, sales of German wines increased by four percent and turnover by two percent compared to the same quarter of the previous year.

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05/04/2020

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...

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04/29/2020

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.

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04/29/2020

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.

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04/27/2020

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.

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04/24/2020

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.

 

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04/22/2020

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:

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