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03/08/2019

Average price of German wine exports at a record high

Last year, consumers abroad spent on average more for German wine than ever before. As the German Wine Institute (DWI) reports, the average price for a litre of exported wine in 2018 rose by 15 cents to 3,04 € (prime cost), breaking for the first time the three euro mark. In comparison with the year 2002, for example, it has exactly doubled.

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02/26/2019

Jancis Robinsons German Tasting in Shanghai

On the occasion of the China Wine Summit 2019 - organised by TasteSpirit - Riesling Fellow and Master of Wine Jancis Robinson ran a master class "Decode top terroir of German Riesling and Pinot Noir" on 23rd February in Shanghai.

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02/18/2019

German and Bordeaux wines: A first promising cooperation in the USA

Under the slogan "Clink Different", the Bordeaux wine council Conseil Interprofessionnel du Vin de Bordeaux (CIVB) and the German Wine Institute (DWI) will launch the first ever joint promotion of their wines in the United States in March 2019.

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02/07/2019

Germany: Consumption of Dry Wines on the Rise

Wines from the German regions are being increasingly offered in dry styles. According to the German Wine Institute (DWI), the share of dry quality and Prädikat wines came to 48 percent last year, once again one percentage point up on the previous year.

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02/05/2019

Sparkling ProWein Presence of the German Wine Institute 2019

New DWI Pavilion with Generation Riesling alongside - “Germany Sparkles” – Such is the slogan of the German Wine Institute (DWI) at this year´s ProWein Trade Fair in Düsseldorf.

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02/04/2019

German Wine Institute puts focus on German Sekt 2019

This coming year the German Wine Institute (DWI) will focus increasingly on German sparkling wines, called “Sekt”. This will become especially apparent at ProWein 2019, where “Germany ´s Sparkling Wines” will be the central theme of the DWI Pavilion.

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01/28/2019

Scandinavia: German wine sales continue to rise

2018 saw another increase in sales of German wines in Scandinavia’s alcohol monopolies in Finland, Sweden and Norway. Together with Denmark, these countries have become the second most important destination for German wine exports, behind the United States but well ahead of the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.

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01/23/2019

Eiswein Brings Perfect Close to Germany’s 2018 Vintage

Thanks to the frosty temperatures from January 19 – 22, numerous winemakers in nearly every German winegrowing region successfully harvested Eiswein (ice wine) grapes, reports the German Wine Institute (DWI).

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01/21/2019

Media focus on German wines continues to rise

The latest analysis regarding 'Wines of Germany'-coverage indicates a significant rise in media reach of about 28.7% from the previous year. "The digital strategy over the past couple of years is paying off. Public attention to our wines is steadily growing", says Frank Schulz, head of communications at Wines of Germany (DWI).

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12/03/2018

Germany´s vintage 2018: Detailed reports by region

This year´s grape wine harvest has produced truly exceptional qualities across the nation. At the time of writing, many Rhineland-Pfalz winegrowers are still hoping for a successful ice wine harvest, which was virtually non-existent last year, and have left grapes hanging on 532 hectares of vines for this noble-sweet speciality.

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