Germany puts quality before quantity in wine exports
German wine exporters continued to focus on higher added value last year by exporting better-quality products but had to accept losses in terms of volume. As the German Wine Institute (DWI) announced in the run-up to the ProWein international trade fair in Duesseldorf, the average ex cellar price per litre of exported wine rose by 21 cents to 2.89...Read more
Germany: Producers sell more wine in supermarkets
Der Weinmarkt in Deutschland präsentierte sich im vergangenen Jahr trotz leicht negativer Vorzeichen weitestgehend stabil. Nach Angaben des Deutschen Weininstituts (DWI) gingen die Weineinkäufe der privaten Haushalte 2015 hierzulande in Menge und Wert um jeweils ein Prozent zurück. Dies geht aus der aktuellen GfK-Weinmarktanalyse hervor, die das...Read more
Top50 German Wines in China
China Top 50 German Wine Award 2016 has been successfully held on March 2nd in Shanghai. Around 40 importers, representing 79 German wineries, have participated in this competition with 151 German wines in total, which are all legally sold in mainland China.Read more
db: "Brits say 'sehr gut!' to German Pinot"
"Sales of German Pinot Noir, Pinot Blanc and Pinot Gris have sky-rocketed in the UK over the last 12 months", says Neal Baker from "the drinks business", referring to figures from nielsen. The variety has become more widely available in large and independent retailers across Great Britain.Read more
Wine Events, Winemakers and Industry News in One App
Wines of Germany (DWI) is proud to introduce its redesigned app for Android and iOS, making the world of German wine events and winemakers now available "to go." The free app has an attractive new look, new technology beneath the hood, and improved navigation and performance.Read more
Wines of Germany at Mercedes-Benz in Japan
The Mercedes-Benz Connection "Next" lounge in Tokyo is now showcasing another German product alongside cars: fine wine. The lounge's sommelier polled Japanese importers of German wines and then selected six wines from their recommendations.Read more
German Wine Institute expands market research with Wine Intelligence
The German Wine Institute (DWI) announces the collaboration with Wine Intelligence Ltd. to expand its access to market and consumer insights worldwide.Read more
Kick-off event for Wines of Germany Japan
More than 60 japanese importers attended the 'Wines of Germany Japan' kick-off event that took place february 8th 2016 in Tokyo. In her welcome speech, Monika Reule, General Manager of The German Wine Institute, explained the objective target to strengthen a modern image of dry-styled Wines of Germany on the japanese market. Yumiko...Read more
The Telegraph: "Choose Riesling"
"German rieslings are naturally lower in alcohol - and they're underpriced", says Susy Atkins from the British daily newspaper 'The Telegraph'. The editor of lifestyle, food and drink topics continues: "it pays to think of fine German riesling as a different class of drink altogether".Read more
Wines of Germany announces two new "Riesling Fellows"
The Riesling Fellowship was proud to be joined last night by top German Riesling producers and members of the UK and international trade for a gala dinner at Vintners’ Hall in London. This year’s winners are Paul Grieco, New York, USA and Albert de Jong, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, recognised for their dedication and passion for German Riesling.