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News
11/07/2016

Germany's Sommelier Cup 2016 goes to Timo Weisheidinger

Timo Weisheidinger (middle), sommelier at Lukas Restaurant, Schärding, Austria, won Germany's "Sommelier-Cup 2016". Second placed is sommelier Maximilian Wilm (left), gourmet restaurant Seven Seas in Hamburg, followed by sommelier Patrick Wilhelm (right) as third placed, "Coq au Vin", Engelhorn gastronomy in Mannheim.

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News
11/04/2016

'Wine Saves Life' welcomes Germany's Wine Queen as new patron

Germany's Wine Queen is the new patron of Wine Saves Life, a non-profit association supporting aid projects for children and young people in Germany and abroad. On the occasion of the fifteenth anniversary of the charity, the Deutsche Weininstitut (i.e. Wines of Germany) and Wine Saves Live were delighted to announce the news in november 2016 at...

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News
10/24/2016

New 'German Wine Boutique' in Canada

The latest 'German Wine Boutique' was officially opened in Waterloo, Ontario, southwest of Toronto, Canada this october. A group of 50 media- and wine trade guests gathered to hear representatives from LCBO and 'Wines of Germany' introducing a selection of 100 individual wines.

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Presse
10/24/2016

Germany's grape harvest in 2016: volume per region better than originally expected

In most German winegrowing areas, a very relaxed 2016 harvest is drawing to a close. At the time of writing, in few regions picking is still underway for the late-ripening varieties such as Riesling and Spaetburgunder (Pinot Noir). Some estates are even hoping for an icewine.

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News
09/30/2016

Germany´s 68th Wine Queen is Lena Endesfelder from the Mosel

The new German Wine Queen is Lena Endesfelder from the Mosel wine region. Two new wine princesses complete the trio of German wine majesties: Mara Walz from Wuerttemberg and Christina Schneider from Franken.

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News
09/20/2016

Indian summer has German winegrowers smiling

As the main harvest gets underway, growers in Germany´s wine regions are looking forward to a good quality vintage in 2016. Thanks to the excellent late summer weather, grape ripening has improved enormously in the past few weeks. The forecasted dry autumn weather is currently allowing a relaxed picking of the different varieties at optimal grape...

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News
09/15/2016

The German Wine Queen – A Global Ambassador

During an entertaining tv challenge last week, six out of 13 regional 'Wine Queen' candidates made their way through the semi-finals of this year's contest. In order to become Germany's Wine Queen for a year the contenstants have to proof their in depth wine knowledge, presentation- as well as bilingual free speech skills.

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News
09/08/2016

Rediscovered: Germany´s aromatic grape varieties

In the last ten years, aromatic grape varieties have been experiencing a bit of a renaissance both at home and abroad. The younger generation in particular appreciate their intense aroma, which comes with a pleasantly fresh fruit acidity in dry style with subtle sweetness.

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News
09/08/2016

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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News
09/02/2016

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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