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Decanter World Wine Awards: 151 awards for Germany
For 28 days in August 2020, more than 100 wine experts tasted and rated over 16,500 wines from all over the world, awarding more than 150 medals and recommendations for German wines. Platinum, the highest award of the 17th Decanter World Wine Awards, went to eight German wines, all of which achieved 97 (out of 100 possible) points.Read more
Eva Lanzerath from the Ahr is the 72nd German Wine Queen!
The new German Wine Queen for 2020/2021 is Eva Lanzerath from the Ahr. Completing the trio of German wine majesties is Anna-Maria Löffler from the Pfalz and Eva Müller from Rheinhessen who have both been elected as German wine princesses.Read more
Young Winemaker of the Year 2020 awarded by the DLG
The DLG (German Agricultural Society) has announced the best Young Winemakers of the Year 2020. Numerous talented young winemakers from many winegrowing regions in Germany competed for the German wine industry award this year.
Wine Queen candidates test their specialist knowledge
The seven contenders for the crown of the new German Wine Queen confidently proved their wine expertise in both German and English during the one-hour contest in the SWR broadcasting studio in Mainz. Now they are looking forward to the grand final on September 25th.
Anne Krebiehl MW wins Wine Writer Award 2020
She is clearly a genuine enthusiast for German wines: Anne Krebiehl, author of 'The Wines of Germany' wins the "International Wine Book of The Year"-Award at the Louis Roederer Wine Writers' Award 2020.Read more
Wine consumption stable in Germany
A special COVID-19 impact report conducted by Wine Intelligence examines the coronavirus pandemic and how German wine drinkers are reacting to the restrictions in their everyday lives.
IWSC 2020: Wines from Franken win Gold in London
At the renowned International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) 2020, five German wines won gold medals, three of them from Franken. The results are usually published much earlier, but have now been revealed. The top German wines achieved 95 and 96 out of 100 possible points.Read more
Optimistic Start to Vintage 2020
The harvest for Federweißer (new wine) and base wines for sparkling sekt, is already in full swing, and now, according to the German Wine Institute (DWI), the rest of the harvest will begin in many wine regions over the next days.Read more
Mundus Vini Tasting: 282 awards for German wines
At the Mundus Vini Summer Tasting 2020, 282 German still and sparkling wines were awarded by the international jury with 142 Silver, 137 Gold and three Grand Gold. One of the top awards went to Schloss Johannisberg and the other two to the Felsengartenkellerei.Read more
Best organic wines in Germany chosen
Organic wines from all over Germany were judged by an expert jury from the ECOVIN association at the end of August. The golden EcoWinner medal offers wine lovers some orientation when shopping for organic wines.Read more