Theme Weeks: The wonderful world of pinots from Germany


Under the hashtag #burgunderwunder, The German Wine Institute starts its last theme weeks and invites you on a two-week trip into the fascinating world of pinot wines from Germany.


Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay, Black Riesling or Auxerrois - the wines belonging to the large prinot family have long been a success story in Germany.

Hashtag for last theme weeks: #burgunderwunder

Why do the Germany call the development of the domestiv pinot acreage a miracle? More and more winelovers find out why Germany has become part of the global elite of pinot wines. The rise of Germany Pinot wines as well as Chardonnay & Co. with their very own styles are slumbering talents on the global wine market.

Pinot oder Burgunder?

From June 2nd 2020 onwards, producers, experts and also a sommelier will have their say on the Instagram and Facebook channels of the German Wine Institute, Generation Riesling and the German Wine Ambassadors every day for the next two weeks. They explain the origin, the peculiarities, the potential and the success of the red and white pinot wines that grow in Germany. There are facts and information - among other things, you can find out why these grape varieties are called Pinot Noir, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris or Pinot Meunier in neighbouring France but Spätburgunder, Weissburgunder and Grauburgunder in Germany. The newly acquired knowledge can be tested in various quiz questions.

Of course you can also take part in the competition again and win #burgunderwunder wine packages.

As usually, you are welcome to contribute your own findings to the topic: What personal #BurgunderWunder have you experienced? We are looking forward to your contributions!



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