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Ernst Büscher
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Christina Miesch-Schmidt
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Head of Department:
Frank R. Schulz
Media & Cooperations

Pia Johannson / Online

Eberhard Abele / Research & Statistics


Wine Institute honours best aromatic wines

To mark the 100th anniversary of the Scheurebe grape, the German Wine Institute (DWI) has created a special award this year for the best aromatic wines of 2016. An expert jury voted for the best wine from each of the categories Scheurebe, Sauvignon Blanc, Gewuerztraminer and Muskateller that had previously scored highly in the DLG´s national German...

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10th International German Wine Academy in Wuerttemberg

Under the banner “Train the Trainers” and within in the framework of the German Wine Academy, the German Wine Institute (DWI) has provided training since 2011 on trends and developments in Wine Country Germany for international wine lecturers and educators.

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Wines of Germany HQ extends visual communications work

A picture is worth a thousand words – in addition to the other social media platforms, you can find "Wines_of_Germany" (The German Wine Institute) on Instagram from now on. The headquaters new instagram profile informs follower about news, upcoming and recent events, entertaining and worth knowing facts concerning German wine.

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Sommelier Summer Class IV kissed by the sun

Some 50 wine experts from 14 nations teamed up for this year's Sommelier Summer Class (july 8.-12.), initiated by Deutschen Weininstituts (DWI) i.e. Wines of Germany. The popular networking event was held for the fourth time and full of adventures for the international participants.

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Riesling & Co. Tokyo: Japanese pro's enjoyed 'Wines of Germany'

Some 300 wine professionals queued at Palace Hotel in Tokyo to taste mainly dry 'Wines of Germany' from 21 exhibitors. The German Wine Institute's Japan-office offered seminars for 80 guests, a press tasting of wines from 'Generation Riesling' newcomers and an importers meeting in the evening hours.

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MBA Wine, Sustainability & Sales: Apply Today!

This winter semester a unique international MBA program starts at the Weincampus Neustadt, located in the middle of the Palatinate wine-growing region. At the center of this part-time program are sustainable business management and sales skills. Practical problem-solving strategies and business tools are taught using real-world examples from the...

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Summer of Riesling celebrates Germany’s Most Diverse and Food-Friendly Wine

Consumers, Media and Experts Kick Off Nationwide Promotion in New York City: Wines of Germany USA launched the Summer of Riesling – a nationwide celebration of the most versatile wine – with a food and wine experience on June 25th that paired Germany’s most complex and refreshing grape with unexpected and diverse dishes.

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German Riesling triumphs at Chinese wine competition

A Mosel Riesling is the first white wine to win the Shanghai Wine100 Challenge. This premiere might bring China’s red wine obsession to an end, The Drinks Business suggests in its’ recent online issue.

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Forbes sees "buzz" for Wines of Germany

In it's latest online-issue Forbes business magazine comments on "Positive Marketing from Wines of Germany". Contributor to the article is wine and media expert Thomas Pellechia who see's a "buzz" landslide in favor of German wines.

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Interactive map of Germany’s wine growing regions launched

Wines of Germany jointly with the respective regional authorities developed a digital map of Germany's wine growing regions. The map features the individual vineyard sites "Einzellagen" of ten German wine growing regions, which can be viewed down to the level of each parcel.

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