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Pressemeldungen
01/20/2023

588th Riesling birthday - festivities taking place on a global scale

Germany's most important grape variety, the Riesling, celebrates its birthday on march 13th. On this day of the year 1435, the grape variety was mentioned for the first time in a written document. From Amsterdam (NL) to Toronto (CA), actions under the hashtag #rieslingbirthday take place worldwide.

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01/17/2023

DWI showcases regional classics at ProWein

The German Wine Institute (DWI) is presenting "German Classics - The Classics of the German Winegrowing Regions" to trade visitors at this year's ProWein trade fair.

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News
12/26/2022

Outlook 2023: Wines of Germany Events and Topics

The German Wine Institute (DWI) continues to successfully execute communication concepts and events in 2023. The DWI team is going to pick up on current developments and trends relating to wines of Germany.

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12/22/2022

Diplomats show great interest in German wines

Once a year, the German Wine Institute (DWI) trains young diplomats from the Federal Foreign Office (AA) in Berlin. Early december 2022 Steffen Schindler (DWI) trained attaché(e)'s wine knowledge and recommended wines for official receptions in the 227 German Embassies around the world.

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12/21/2022

Wines of Germany China awards best importers

This year's 'Wines of Germany China' annual meeting (2022) with the award ceremony for the best importers took place in the 'Renaissance Yu Yuan Hotel' in Shanghai. Two certified trainers were awarded "Best German Wine Educator".

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12/13/2022

Find 2022 icewine producers in Germany

Given the current frosty night temperatures, those wine producers who left extra grapes hanging in anticipation of an icewine harvest are being rewarded in many German wine growing regions.

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11/24/2022

Programme and tickets available for IMW’s 10th international symposium

The Institute of Masters of Wine (IMW) is delighted to launch ticket sales for its 10th International Symposium in Wiesbaden, Germany, in 2023. The hosts for this seminal event are the Deutsches Weininstitut (DWI), the city of Wiesbaden and the federal state of Hessen.

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11/21/2022

Julien Alsoufi wins Sommelier-Cup 2022

Julien Alsoufi, sommelier at BASF Gastronomie GmbH in Ludwigshafen, has won the "Sommelier Cup 2022" of the German Wine Institute (DWI), which was held on November 20th and 21st in the Atrium Hotel in Mainz. Second place went to Katharina Iglesias, sommelier at wineBANK Hamburg, followed by Connor Münster, sommelier and sales manager at Weingut...

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Pressemeldungen
11/21/2022

Germany's detailed vintage report 2022: From filigree to strong and colorful

The 2022 vintage is already assured of an award: it thrived in the sunniest summer since records began. Until it reaches the cellars, however, the vines and winegrowers have experienced stressful times.

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News
11/20/2022

Pinot Paradise: Wines of Germany for the Christmas Season

The versatility of German wines allow for them to pair perfectly with an array of flavors – from savory stuffing and tart cranberry sauce to sweet potato casserole and a plethora of pies. Low alcohol but full flavored Wines of Germany brighten your Christmas dinner cooking.

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