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News
01/21/2015

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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01/14/2015

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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News
01/01/2015

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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News
11/25/2014

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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News
10/10/2014

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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News
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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News
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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News
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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