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News
10/11/2018

Pinot Noir from Germany heads "Mondial des Pinot" competition

Congratulations to the winner of the 2018 MONDIAL DES PINOTS competition! Pinot noir "Im Sonnenschein" 2015 vintage produced by the German estate Wein- und Sektgut Wilhelmshof in Siebeldingen/Pfalz was not only given a Great Gold Medal but also emerged as best wine and overall winner of the 2018 MONDIAL DES PINOTS competition with the award PRIX...

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News
10/04/2018

Germany´s grape harvest 2018: estimates above expectations

After last year´s below-average crops and correspondingly depleted cellar stocks, latest estimates expect a wine must harvest nationwide of approximately 10.7 million hectoliters in volume.

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Pressemeldungen
09/28/2018

Carolin Klöckner Elected 70th German Wine Queen

The 70th German Wine Queen is named Carolin Klöckner, and hails from Vaihingen (near Stuttgart) in the Württemberg region. She is joined in her reign by German Wine Princesses Klara Zehnder from the Franken region in Bavaria and Inga Storck from the Pfalz region.

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News
09/20/2018

WSJ: "German winemakers are quietly conquering the world"

Lettie Teague is an American author and currently a wine columnist for The Wall Street Journal (WSJ). In her latest article illustrated with a unique graphic by James G. Hancock she gives reason for Wines of Germany's success story.

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News
09/13/2018

Drum roll please… for the winners of "31 Days of German Riesling"

This summer The Wine Institute's British office in London celebrated "31 Days of German Riesling" for a seventh season. The campaign initiates sales impulses for independent merchants and retailers along with restaurants in the UK.

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News
08/28/2018

German wine growers optimistic as main harvest gets underway

Water supply paramount in determining quality and quantity: As picking commences for Germany´s main harvest, which in most wine regions has begun exceptionally early this year, wine producers look forward to a vintage of overall very good qualities and promising crop sizes.

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News
08/06/2018

Grape harvest earliest on record

August 6th marked the official start of the harvest for “Federweisser” (a partially-fermented, yeasty wine speciality) in Lörzweiler, Rheinhessen, this year - the earliest start-date ever. With a must weight of over 90 degrees Oechsle, the harvested grapes of the early-ripening variety Solaris were already exceptionally sweet.

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News
08/01/2018

Winequeen workshop promotes talent

Seven weeks prior to the grand election of Germany's 70th Winequeen candidates participate in a 3-day preparatory workshop. English language skills are one part of a public assessment during two tv-shows one of which is broadcasted live in september.

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Presse
07/30/2018

Germany set for its earliest ever grape harvest

After a warm spring and a very sunny midsummer German grape harvest is due to begin unusually early this year. The first grapes for the young wine 'Federweißer' will be picked in the wine-growing region Rheinhessen on 6 August already, which is earlier than ever before.

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News
07/24/2018

Clinking Glasses with the Statue of Liberty

During this year's Summer of Riesling Concert Cruise Germany's Wine Queen Katharina Staab engaged with consumers, trade members, and media in New York City (NYC). She featured 13 Rieslings, including seven from various regions of Germany.

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