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06/11/2019

German Wine Queen Carolin at Riesling Weeks in Hong Kong

For a whole month, the Riesling Weeks in Hong Kong are highlighting the quality, versatility and food-matching capabilities of Riesling to consumers, but also showcasing other grape varieties as Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc and Silvaner and ... . For the start, the German Wine Queen accompanied the promotion - showing that there is so much...

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06/06/2019

Wine export starts positively in the year 2019

Exports of German wines developed positively in the first quarter of this year. As the German Wine Institute (DWI) announced in its export forum in Oppenheim, the value of exported wines rose compared to the same quarter last year by three percent to 67 million euros and the amount by one percent to 230,000 hectoliters.

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05/28/2019

German and Bordeaux Wines Launch “Clink Different”

Celebrating First Joint U.S. Initiative - Under the slogan “Clink Different", the Bordeaux Wine Council (CIVB) and the German Wine Institute (DWI) have launched the first-ever joint promotion of their wines in the United States.

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05/28/2019

Decanter World Wine Awards: 155 prizes for Germany

Germany's winemakers achieved some 150 medals and five recommendations at this year's renowned Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA). These are held annually in London and are one of the largest and most influential wine competitions worldwide.

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05/27/2019

Introducing Germany's young winegrowers in Tokyo

One of the largest-ever Riesling presentations in Asia took place in Japan on May 23rd: 13 German GR winemakers from five growing regions presented their wines to visitors on a chic wooden ship in the port of Tokyo - and successfully established contacts with importers and sommeliers.

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05/06/2019

First China's sommelier competition in Shanghai

Initiated by the German Wine Institute, the final of the "First China's Best Sommelier Competition of German Wine" took place for the first time in Shanghai on April 27th.

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04/26/2019

GQ Japan features Germany's cool wines

In order to raise the awareness of Japanese consumers to Germany as the "coolest" wine country, the German Wine Institute invited Japanese GQ magazine's editorial staff on a journey through the German wine-growing regions in the middle of September 2018.

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04/25/2019

Worldwide campaign "Riesling Weeks" 2019 starts in Japan

Wines of Germany's worldwide "Riesling & Co" campaigns are a popular measure for the wine trade and gastronomy in the international markets. It draws wine connoisseurs' attention to the outstanding qualities of German wines. In 2019 the series of global German wine events commence in Tokyo, Japan under the title "German Wine Weeks" and last for...

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04/24/2019

Wines of Germany at the Vinexpo Bordeaux

The German Wine Institute (DWI) will be presenting a fascinating selection of wines from German winegrowing regions at this year's Vinexpo in Bordeaux (13-16 May 2019). Ten German producers and their wines will receive a star turn at the German Ministry of Food and Agriculture's joint Vinexpo stand (hall 1, stand AB270), as well as at various...

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04/24/2019

Grands Vins Blancs du Monde: Gold for German Rieslings and Pinots

In the tasting sessions for this year's Concours des Grands Vins Blancs du Monde in Strasbourg, German winemakers were particularly successful with their Rieslings, but also with white Pinot varieties and received a total of 23 gold medals, 13 for Riesling, four for Pinot Blanc, two each for Pinot Gris and Gewürztraminer and one gold award each for...

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