Pressrelease

News
10/30/2019

German wine academy submits bid for UNESCO World Heritage status

The German Wine Academy (DWA) submitted a bid for Germany's wine culture to be added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. The DWA submitted the bid "in lieu of all people ... who maintain and look after Germany's viniculture."

Read more
News
10/29/2019

Big in Shanghai: German Wines at the ProWine China 2019

The German Wine Institute (DWI) with its Wines of Germany office in Shanghai (WOG) will be on hand at this year’s ProWine China in Shanghai (Nov 12-14, 2019). Running at the Shanghai New International Expo Center (No. 2345 Longyang Road) some 40 winemakers present a selection of wines from Germany's 13 winegrowing regions.

Read more
Meldungen aus dem DWI
10/24/2019

Riesling & Co: successful presentations worldwide

On the initiative of the German Wine Institute (DWI), numerous table presentations with German wines took place worldwide this year. Specialists and multipliers in all important foreign markets were given the opportunity to discover German wines and combine them with positive impressions and important information.

 

Read more
News
10/14/2019

The Wines of Germany by Anne Krebiehl MW

Anne Krebiehl, author of 'The Wines of Germany' is clearly a genuine enthusiast for German wines. In her new book she explains Germany's climb back to the top. However, Krebiehl also notes which changes are needed if 'Wines of Germany' are to continue their successful path.

Read more
News
10/07/2019

Wine vintage 2019 brings less amount

European wine grape harvest also below average

 

Due to a good level of grape ripeness and the damp autumn weather, this year’s grape harvest draws to a close earlier than expected. Thereby, the yields of the harvest are significantly lower than in the exceptionally strong year 2018 (+18% compared to the 10-year average). Based on a first yield...

Read more
News
09/30/2019

Angelina Vogt is Germany's 71st Wine Queen

Germany's 71st Wine Queen was elected on Friday, September 27th in the city of Neustadt – Rhineland-Palatinate. Angelina Vogt was born and raised in Baden. However, she entered the contest for the Nahe region where she lives now. Julia Sophie Böcklen from Württemberg and Carolin Hillenbrand from the Hessian Bergstraße complete the trio of the...

Read more
News
09/17/2019

Germany's Mosel Valley is Wine Enthusiast's Wine Region of the Year nominee

For the first time, Wine Enthusiast magazine has named one of Germany’s 13 wine regions – the Mosel – as a Wine Region of the Year nominee for its esteemed, annual Wine Star Awards.

Read more
News
09/16/2019

A Classy Premiere: The MUNDUS VINI NORDIC Prize Ceremony

The Meininger Verlag and Deutsches Weininstitut (DWI) have crowned their champions from the new MUNDUS VINI NORDIC competition. The exclusive prize ceremony was held on September 10 at renowned Copenhagen wine sellers Kjær Sommerfeldt, to an audience of selected guests from the wine and fine dining industries.

Read more
Pressemeldungen
09/14/2019

One of these finalists will be elected Germany's 71st Winequeen

Laura Gerhardt (Mosel), Julia Sophie Böcklen (Württemberg), Angelina Vogt (Nahe), Katharina Bausch (Rheingau), Carolin Hillenbrand (Hessische Bergstraße) und Miriam Kaltenbach (Baden) made it to the finals. One of them will be elected Germany's 71st Winequeen during a live TV-show on Friday, September 27th.

Read more
News
09/10/2019

Main vintage has started in Germany

The main vintage has started a little earlier than originally expected in many German wine growing areas these days. As the German Wine Institute (DWI) announced, the vines have experienced an enormous development spurt during the very sunny days in late August and early September.

Read more