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08/19/2021

Best sommeliers for German wines awarded in China

Yingxia Hu, Fengzhi Zhang and Jie Shen won the 2nd 'Best Sommelier Competition of German Wine' in China. It took place at Hongkou Sheraton Hotel, Shanghai on August 16th, 2021. This annual event gets organized by the German Wine Institute.

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08/03/2021

Wine world responds to Ahr disaster with overwhelming solidarity

The flood disaster in the Ahr Valley has led to an unprecedented solidarity amongst the entire wine world with the winemakers affected. In order to communicate the numerous relief efforts as quickly and widely as possible, the German Wine Institute (DWI) immediately set up an overview page that lists all campaigns, offers of aid and accounts for...

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07/27/2021

Japanese wine expert: My German superhero wine

What do the Rheingau and a desert island have in common? According to our interviewee Takahiro Yamano: the wine. The managing director of Japanese import company Herrenberger Hof reveals in “The German Wine Questionnaire” which German Riesling gives him superpowers.

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07/20/2021

Dramatic situation in Ahr wine region - help for producers

The flood disaster last week has had a devastating impact on many, including the wine producers of the Ahr Valley. Particularly in Ahrweiler, but also in the surrounding villages of Mayschoss and Dernau, the deluge of water has carried away barrels, wine bottles and machines, thus destroying entire wine-producing businesses and livelihoods.

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07/16/2021

Clink Different: Retail and gastronomy in focus

What to expect from the continuation of the 'Clink Different' campaign, the US wine world found out in latest press events like "Variety in Varietals" and "Bubbly & Bites". The Clink Different Academy started on June 30th. A national dealer promotion will start in August.

 

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07/14/2021

Worldwide "Riesling Weeks" in full flow

The campaign weeks around "Riesling & Co." are a popular opportunity for the international wine trade and gastronomy to make wine lovers listen to German wines on a global scale.

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07/12/2021

ASI General Assembly in Great Wine Capital Mainz

For the second time since 2006, the annual general assembly of the international sommelier association ASI took place in Germany. The two-day conference with the presidents of over 30 national sommelier associations took place in the football stadium of 1. FSV Mainz 05, in the Great Wine Capital Mainz.

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07/02/2021

Wines of Germany USA Launches Prost Every Moment Campaign

The German Wine Institute's US-agency has launched a new integrated marketing campaign entitled "Prost Every Moment" that seeks to celebrate all of life’s moments with some added German flare.

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06/22/2021

Good conditions for flowering vines in Germany

The vines are currently flowering in Germany's 13 wine regions. Due to optimal weather conditions, the flowering period is proceeding quickly. In fact, it is already complete in the warmer locations, especially for early-ripening grape varieties.

 

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06/15/2021

Why Wines of Germany USA Is Betting on Jermaine Stone

The successful "Wine & Hip Hop TV" entrepreneur Jermaine Stone is expanding its reach in the USA through videos, street culture and music. This is how a more inclusive world of wine is being created on the initiative of 'Wines of Germany USA', reports Dorothy J. Gaiter from SevenFiftyDaily.com.

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