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09/22/2017

Top address for German wines in Munich

On the initiative of the German Wine Institute (DWI i.e. Wines of Germany), a new Riesling Lounge was opened on 21 September 2017 in the "Vintage Selection" wine bar in the trendy Munich Glockenbachviertel.

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09/19/2017

Superlatives at latest VDP auction in Germany

The 2017 wine auction weekend of The Prädikatsweingüter VDP (predicate wine estates) ended on september 17th with new price records. Auctions were exciting right from the start:

 

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09/15/2017

The Riesling Nation is a Pinot Paradise

Besides France and the USA, Germany is the third biggest Pinot Noir producer worldwide. In a recent FT.com publication Jancis Robinson stresses German enthusiasm for their Spätburgunder, as Pinot Noir is known in Germany. However, she wonders why we don’t see huge quantities on export markets yet.

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09/08/2017

Main grape harvest coming early in 2017

This year's main vintage commenced in Germany. Since grapes ripened unusually early, harvesting of Pinot, Müller-Thurgau, Dornfelder and in parts even Riesling grapes has already begun in many German winegrowing regions.

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08/31/2017

New cooperation inspires Germany's baking and wine industry

Events organized jointly by winegrowers and bakers - that's the goal! A group of experts from Wines of Germany (DWI) and the German Bread Institute now met at the German National Bakers Academy in Weinheim for an initial work session.

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08/21/2017

Germany's wine estates growing in size

The process of structural change in the 13 German wine-growing areas has continued unabated in recent years. Referring to current data from the 'Statistische Bundesamt', Germany's Federal Statistical Office, Wines of Germany (DWI) states that the number of wine-growing estates declined by 17 per cent to 16.898 over the period 2010 to 2016.

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08/18/2017

Kick-off for German Federweißer harvest

On 16 August 2017, harvest for "Federweißer", the new fermenting wine of this year, officially started in Neustadt, Germany. The first grapes of Solaris, an early-maturing variety, had ripened well. In the coming days, harvest for the "new wine" will also start in the other wine-growing regions.

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07/21/2017

International Talent fancy Wine Country Germany

How do foreigners, who live in Germany and work in the wine business, view us? The students of Geisenheim University (HGU) seeked to answer this question in the context of a media project in cooperation with the German Wine Institute (DWI).

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07/14/2017

Sparkling! Berlin cool in London

This summer restaurants in London will be channeling "Berlin cool" with a range of contemporary picnic hampers created in partnership with Wines of Germany. Guests will be served crisp and refreshing wines as well as Sekt (sparkling wine).

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07/13/2017

Wine selection at G-20 Summit: Fine Pinots from Germany

When prominent guests took a break from diplomatic talks at the G-20 Summit in Hamburg, they enjoyed white and red Pinots from reknowned wine growing regions in Germany. André Müller, sales director at Atlantic Hotel recommended a selection of wines to chancellor Angela Merkel's staff.

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