Press Release


Ernst Büscher

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Stephanie Vogel
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Anna Gill
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New Stand and Typical Regional Wines

Enlarged Presentation Area for Generation Riesling

A new corporate design and a bright, spacious stand will mark the German Wine Institute’s presence at this year’s ProWein, from 15 to 17 March 2015, in Düsseldorf. It is the world’s most important international wine trade fair.

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New German Wine Institute Representatives in China and Poland

As of 1 January 2015, the Deutsches Weininstitut (DWI), or German Wine Institute, has appointed representatives in China and Poland to support activities that have previously been coordinated from Mainz with the opening of a new “Wines of Germany” office in Shanghai and an office within the German-Polish Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AHK Polen)...

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Cold Snap delivers Icewine in Germany

A sudden cold snap sending temperatures plummeting to -12C in several top grape growing regions, enabled vintners in some exceptional cases to harvest icewine ("Eiswein") in Germany. Eiswein is made exclusively from grapes left to freeze on the vine, creating a sweet, concentrated wine with a unique quality and flavour.

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2014 Vintage – A Region-by-Region Report from Germany

Thanks to a rapid, organized harvest and strict grape selection, German winemakers were able to successfully meet the challenges of the 2014 vintage head on. The German Wine Institute (DWI) has collected detailed harvest reports from Germany's 13 classified winegrowing regions.

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After High-Speed Harvest, Good Wine Quality in the Cellar

Reports pouring in from around Germany indicate that this year's wine harvest is coming to an unusually rapid and early end. The next few days are expected to see many estates harvest their top quality berries in late-ripening varieties such as Riesling.

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