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03/13/2020

Riesling’s birthday on March 13 was celebrated worldwide

Germany's most important grape variety, Riesling, celebrated its 585th birthday on March 13, 2020. On this day in 1435, the grape variety was first mentioned in a document. There were campaigns worldwide under the hashtag #rieslingbirthday.

 

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03/11/2020

German wines maintain their position in a declining overall market

Consumers bought slightly fewer imported wines in Germany last year. As announced by the German Wine Institute (DWI), based on a commissioned GfK wine market analysis, sales of wines from German wine-growing regions remained stable in 2019 compared to the previous year. This contrasts with overall wine sales that declined by 0.9%. The value of all...

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03/06/2020

Germany's Rosé Wines Trade Up

"Drink Pink!" would have been the motto at the German Wine Institute's (GWI) ProWein stand in 2020. Despite the fact that the next international wine fair in Düsseldorf has been postponed to March 21st to 23rd 2021, the spotlight will still shine on Germany's still and sparkling rosé wines all throughout 2020.

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03/03/2020

2019 is the first vintage with a single ice wine

The 2019 vintage will go down in history here in Germany as the first vintage with only one single ice wine. Without making it known to the public before, the Zimmerle winery from Remstal in Württemberg announced on March 3, 2020, that they had harvested Riesling ice wine grapes with a must weight of 155 degrees Oechsle at minus eight degrees...

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02/28/2020

German Wine Day in Moscow

With the German Wine Day on february 11, 2020, the Moscow office of 'Wines of Germany' started this year's activities on the Russian market. In the LadogaRoom of the World Trade Center in Moscow, 24 exhibitors presented a total of 144 wines and sparkling wines from nine German growing regions.

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02/26/2020

Mundus Vini Spring Tasting 2020: 239 Medals for Germany

At the spring tasting of the 26th Mundus Vini Grand International Wine Awards, 239 German wines were awarded a medal. Six German wines received the highest award for Grand Gold, 109 for Gold and 124 received a Silver medal.

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02/17/2020

Schwarztrauber Winery wins the best collection at The Grand International Organic Wine Award MUNDUS VINI BIOFACH

At the 11th Grand International Wine Award MUNDUS VINI Biofach, the Palatinate winery Schwarztrauber from Neustadt took first place among German organic wine producers, as it had done in several previous competitions. 14 German organic wines received a gold medal and 21 a silver medal.

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02/13/2020

Three men show their true colors

They drink pink and stand by it. Rosé is trendy and will be in the spotlight at The German Wine Institute's ProWein 2020 annual campaign. Earned?

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02/11/2020

Busy place: German wine pavillion at Vinexpo Paris

From bone dry Riesling via Silvaner, Lemberger, Spätburgunder, Sekt, Natural Wine etc. all the way to Beerenauslese and Eiswein. The German wine stand in hall 7.1 H37 at Vinexpo Paris is a very busy place to be ...

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02/06/2020

Wines of Germany's Forum Japan meets above-average interest

"Is the Japanese wine market the export market of the future for the German wine industry?" With this question, the managing director of the German Wine Institute (DWI), Monika Reule, opened the 'DWI Forum Japan' in Mainz on February 6, 2020, which was launched due to a positive export trend to Japan.

 

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