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Ernst Büscher
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Christina Miesch-Schmidt
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Frank R. Schulz
Media & Cooperations

Pia Johannson / Online

Eberhard Abele / Research & Statistics


Clink Different: Retail and gastronomy in focus

What to expect from the continuation of the 'Clink Different' campaign, the US wine world found out in latest press events like "Variety in Varietals" and "Bubbly & Bites". The Clink Different Academy started on June 30th. A national dealer promotion will start in August.


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ASI General Assembly in Great Wine Capital Mainz

For the second time since 2006, the annual general assembly of the international sommelier association ASI took place in Germany. The two-day conference with the presidents of over 30 national sommelier associations took place in the football stadium of 1. FSV Mainz 05, in the Great Wine Capital Mainz.

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The German Wine Questionnaire: Lars Daniels answers

In this expert interview the Dutch wine connoisseur reveals his preferred blend of the best German single-vineyard wines he would enjoy on a lonely island.

Lars Daniëls, MV (highest Dutch wine title, “Magister Vini”), is senior editor at Perswijn Magazine and author for the Danish wine magazine DinVinGuide. In 2019 he was raised to the status of...

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Wines of Germany USA Launches Prost Every Moment Campaign

The German Wine Institute's US-agency has launched a new integrated marketing campaign entitled "Prost Every Moment" that seeks to celebrate all of life’s moments with some added German flare.

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German wine-growing businesses are getting bigger

The concentration process in German viticulture continues. As reported by the German Wine Institute (GWI/DWI) on the basis of surveys by the Federal Statistical Office, the number of businesses cultivating vineyards fell by 20 percent in 2020 compared to 2010 to 15.151 businesses.

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Good conditions for flowering vines in Germany

The vines are currently flowering in Germany's 13 wine regions. Due to optimal weather conditions, the flowering period is proceeding quickly. In fact, it is already complete in the warmer locations, especially for early-ripening grape varieties.


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Why Wines of Germany USA Is Betting on Jermaine Stone

The successful "Wine & Hip Hop TV" entrepreneur Jermaine Stone is expanding its reach in the USA through videos, street culture and music. This is how a more inclusive world of wine is being created on the initiative of 'Wines of Germany USA', reports Dorothy J. Gaiter from

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German Wines Shine at 2021 WINE100

The esteemed WINE100 Competition in China just announced their 2021 winning wines and trophy wines at Hangzhou Kerry Center on 11th June, 2021. And, German wines shine! They have won three of the most important trophies of the competition.


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Where to find German wine across the UK

Wines of Germany UK created a comprehensive list of retailers that will deliver German wine direct to British winelover's door. What a great consumer friendly approach and a role model for many other markets.

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15 years of Generation Riesling - a success story

When the German Wine Institute (DWI) organized the first wine presentation under the title "Generation Riesling", with a group of 25 young German winegrowers on June 8, 2006 in the Imagination Gallery in London, no one suspected that this would be the birth of what has become the largest young winegrowers' association in the world, with currently...

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