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Generation Riesling: Wine producers and sommeliers 'buddy up'
The new exchange program "Generation Riesling Buddy" offers Dutch sommeliers direct contact with Germany's up-and-coming young winemakers under 35 years of age. The exchange program is based on an initiative of the German Wine Institute (DWI) and the Dutch Guild of Sommeliers (NGS).Read more
Clink Different - Successful start to the 2021 campaign year
After a one-year break due to the pandemic, consumers and retailers in the USA can now look forward to diverse and creative campaigns about wines from Bordeaux and the German winegrowing regions.Read more
Germany’s wine regions are part of the DZT campaign German.Local.Culture.
As part of the international marketing campaign German.Local.Culture initiated by the German National Tourist Board (DZT) in partnership with the German Wine Institute (DWI), Germany’s winegrowing regions are brought into focus as particularly attractive and enjoyable holiday destinations.
US star Pink wants to visit our wine regions: "I love German wine!"
Several major media outlets are currently reporting that the US singer Pink raves about German wines. The US star also made Riesling headlines last year.Read more
New interview series: "The German Wine Questionnaire"
This is where the international wine scene gives away private details: The German Wine Institute asks leading lights of the international wine scene seven key questions on German wine. The interview series starts with Jancis Robinson MW, probably the most famous wine journalist in the world. Awarded a Riesling Fellow in 2013, she has been spreading...Read more
IWC Trophy for Schloss Reinhartshausen
The Rheingau winery Schloss Reinhartshausen won the German White Trophy and the International Riesling Trophy at this year's International Wine Challenge (IWC). Their gold medal Riesling from the 2015 vintage was rated 96 points.Read more
Later bud burst than previous year
After the cold nights at the end of April, the vines sprouted a little later this year compared to the long-term average. Freezing temperatures at night, which have now been overcome, have caused some occasional damage.Read more
"Film Noir meets Pinot Noir": Wines of Germany -Russia promotion
During the first quarter of 2021, Wines of Germany – Russia organised an original way to showcase German wines to Russian consumers: by pairing Film Noir with Pinot Noir. Wine- and film experts met in Moscow to describe the philosophy of each and celebrate the match.Read more
German Sekt impresses at Bubble Wonderland in Hong Kong
From March 19 to April 18, Cru Media organized a pop-up store for sparkling wines from all over the world in the fashionable shopping arcade Fashion Walk - Ashley. Of course, German sparkling wine was there! Tersina Shieh, who organizes the Riesling Weeks in Hong Kong every year, coordinated the inclusion of German wines and sparkling wines through...Read more
Best Rosés chosen at Berlin competition
The 11th 'Cup der Gourmetwelten' – the second one for rosé - took place recently, just in time for the start of the season. The jury of wine experts tasted over 100 rosés in the Hotel "Zoo" on Kurfürstendamm in Berlin.Read more