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09/10/2009

German Wine-growers Anticipate Good Vintage

At this time, harvesting has already started here and there, but as the main harvest really begins to get underway, German wine-growers are optimistic about a good vintage in 2009. Physiologically, the crop is well ripened and in a nearly optimal state of health thanks to outstanding weather in late summer.

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09/04/2009

Taking Stock: Wine Exports Show Ups and Downs

Relatively speaking, German wine exports during the first half of 2009 were barely affected by the worldwide economic crisis. According to data released by the German Wine Institute/Mainz, compared with the first half of 2008, export volume increased by 4.3%, or one million hecotliters, while export value decreased slightly by 1.9%, or EUR 195...

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07/15/2009

Young Growers "Step on the Gas"

A spirit of optimism pervaded the first summit meeting of "Generation Riesling" in the Mainz citadel. Some 80 young wine-growers - highly qualified, motivated, committed and full of new ideas - accepted the invitation of the Deutsches Weininstitut (DWI), Mainz, to the first workshop of "Generation Riesling".

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04/28/2009

International wine elite enthusiastic about German Wine Institute's rendezvous in Geisenheim

At the invitation of the German Wine Institute/Mainz, some 63 sommeliers and 11 Masters of Wine gathered at Germany's renowned research and teaching institute in Geisenheim on 25 April for a "Sommelier Spring Class".

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04/28/2009

International wine elite enthusiastic about German Wine Institute's rendezvous in Geisenheim

At the invitation of the German Wine Institute/Mainz, some 63 sommeliers and 11 Masters of Wine gathered at Germany's renowned research and teaching institute in Geisenheim on 25 April for a "Sommelier Spring Class".

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04/08/2009

German Wine Institute and Lufthansa Agree on Joint Cooperation

The German Wine Institute and Lufthansa have agreed to a long-term, strategic partnership. The goal is to foster a greater appreciation of quality wines "made in Germany" among the premium airline’s clientele. Speaking at the ProWein international wine trade fair in Düsseldorf, the head of Lufthansa’s inflight service sector, Dr. Ingo Bülow,...

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04/08/2009

German Wine Institute and Lufthansa Agree on Joint Cooperation

The German Wine Institute and Lufthansa have agreed to a long-term, strategic partnership. The goal is to foster a greater appreciation of quality wines "made in Germany" among the premium airline’s clientele. Speaking at the ProWein international wine trade fair in Düsseldorf, the head of Lufthansa’s inflight service sector, Dr. Ingo Bülow,...

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News
03/26/2009

German Wine Exports Weather the Economic Crisis

Despite the difficult economic environment, the German Wine Institute/Mainz reports that German wine exports showed posted growth in 2008. At a press conference just prior to the international wine trade fair ProWein in Düsseldorf, the institute’s managing director, Monika Reule, announced that in 2008, German wine exports increased 11% (reaching...

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03/26/2009

German Wine Exports Weather the Economic Crisis

Despite the difficult economic environment, the German Wine Institute/Mainz reports that German wine exports showed posted growth in 2008. At a press conference just prior to the international wine trade fair ProWein in Düsseldorf, the institute’s managing director, Monika Reule, announced that in 2008, German wine exports increased 11% (reaching...

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11/10/2008

Wine-growers Satisfied with Vintage 2008

With very few exceptions, the grape harvest in Germany has ended. The crop yielded good to very good QbA and Prädikat wines in all regions. While the proportion of QbA in 2008 is somewhat higher than last year, top qualities with more than 200 degrees Oechsle could be harvested here and there.

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