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07/01/2020

Worldwide campaign: "Riesling Weeks" and "31days" commenced

Wines of Germany's worldwide "Riesling & Co" campaigns are a popular measure for the wine trade and gastronomy in the international markets. It draws wine connoisseurs' attention to the outstanding qualities of German wines. In 2020 the series of global German wine events commenced july 1st in London, UK as well as Canada and are going to last for...

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06/16/2020

Holidays in the vineyards - winegrowers offer camper pitches

Despite lifting travel warnings within Europe, there is a great interest in domestic holiday destinations. For this reason, the German Wine Institute (DWI) has researched caravan sites in all 13 German wine regions.

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06/15/2020

Theme weeks: social media firework about Wines of Germany

"Cool series - cool branch!" - With this comment, an Instagram user summed up the consistently positive response to the DWI theme weeks on social media.

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06/10/2020

Shanghai celebrates with Riesling and Dornfelder

The FEAST festival created a relaxed atmosphere at the Jing'an Kerry Center in Shanghai. Despite bad weather, thousands of people enjoyed the first major cultural and gourmet event after the Corona pandemic. Also included: Riesling and Dornfelder from Germany.

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06/10/2020

Germany's vintners expect early harvest

In warm regions in Germany the blooming of vines began end of May. This is eight to ten days earlier than the 30-year average. However, due to cool and rainy weather during the past week, the further development was partially slowed down.

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06/03/2020

Theme Weeks: The wonderful world of pinots from Germany

Under the hashtag #burgunderwunder, The German Wine Institute starts its last theme weeks and invites you on a two-week trip into the fascinating world of pinot wines from Germany.

 

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05/29/2020

Frankfurt International Wine Trophy awards 190 German wines

A good 2,000 wines were tasted and evaluated for the Frankfurt International Wine Trophy 2020. From mid-April, a selected group of sommeliers, oenologists, wine dealers and trade journalists met for three weeks in meetings of three people each. A third of the positions were awarded. Among them were 190 German wines.

 

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05/21/2020

International Organic Wine Award 2020: Results of Spring Tasting

The first of two tastings for the International Organic Wine Award 2020 took place with 28 tasters all over Germany in a "virtual room". Winemakers from 18 countries did not want to forgo the quality competition, even in these difficult times, so submitted 648 wines for the Spring Tasting. German growers of organic wine won 25 Top Gold, 115 Gold...

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05/20/2020

Salmon with Japanese hollandaise and green asparagus

The German Wine Institute runs a topical page "wine & food". Find this seasonal dish and a corresponding wine recommendation in the asparagus section.

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05/18/2020

Spotlight on Germany's regional grape varieties

For the next two weeks from May 18, under the hashtag #regionalehelden (local heroes), the DWI will focus on the diversity of our local wines. Grape varieties are presented that are particularly characteristic of their respective region - including classics such as Lemberger and Trollinger from Württemberg, Elbling from the Mosel or Goldriesling...

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