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Ernst Büscher
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Christina Miesch-Schmidt
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Frank Schulz / Media & Cooperations

Pia Johannson / Online

Eberhard Abele / Research & Statistics


Wine selection at G-20 Summit: Fine Pinots from Germany

When prominent guests took a break from diplomatic talks at the G-20 Summit in Hamburg, they enjoyed white and red Pinots from reknowned wine growing regions in Germany. André Müller, sales director at Atlantic Hotel recommended a selection of wines to chancellor Angela Merkel's staff.

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Wine-Biking Premiere in Berlin

For the very first time 'Wines of Germany' invited 'Generation Riesling'-winemakers, journalists, sommeliers and players of the trade to go on a wine biking tour in Berlin. The participants cycled from Potsdam to the capital city in three teams and solved wine knowledge tasks on their way.

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"Riesling & Ladies" rock Shanghai!

"Riesling & Ladies - Born to be chic" is the promising title of a series of events that Wines of Germany China offers to young women in Shanghai. Enjoying and discovering excellent and diverse Rieslings from the German wine regions encourage the self-confident modern way of life of young Chinese women.

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1st ever "Riesling Day" at Vinexpo in Bordeaux

The German Wine Institute (DWI) will be presenting a representative selection of German wines to industry experts at the Vinexpo in Bordeaux (18 - 21 June 2017). Wines from 12 German producers will be highlighted at the joint stand hosted by the German Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) and at other trade fair events.

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Decanter World Wine Awards: Germany's Pinot Noir Best in Show

Wines of Germany achieved some 146 prizes at this year's Decanter World Wine Awards: i.e. 125 medals and 21 recommendations. In total, German wines achieved one award in the category "Platinum - Best in Show", three in Platinum, seven Gold-, 75 Silver- and 39 Bronze medals. Martin Waßmer and Fritz Waßmer from the region of 'Baden', each with one...

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Increasing interest for Wines of Germany in China and Hongkong

Vintners from Germany's wine growing regions presented their wines at several Asian fairs this may. Riesling turned out to be more in demand than Chardonnay. Up to date statistics confirm that wine interested consumers in China are increasingly interested in Wines of Germany.

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China: WINE100 unveils TOP50 German wine list

On May 21, 2017, "TOP50 German Wine Awards” hosted by German Wine Institute, and “WINE100 Competition” held by China’s most influential wine appraisal institution WINE100 were successfully completed.

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Weincampus Neustadt: New MBA Wine, Sustainability & Sales

The international master program at the Weincampus Neustadt addresses experienced practitioners in the wine industry as well as professionals from related sectors.

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Best Sommelier of Europe attends Sommelier Spring Class

Raimonds Tomsons, awarded "Best Sommelier of Europe" in 2017 and "Seventh-best Sommelier of the World" in 2016, attended this year's Sommelier Spring Class (#SSC17) at the invitation of Wines of Germany (Deutsche Weininstitut, DWI).

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Relaunch for 'Wines of Germany's' nordic offices

Nordic export markets have an exceptional position amoung the top-selling countries in favor of 'Wines of Germany'. The German Wine Institute relaunched its' respective Swedish and Danish website with an up-to-date picture language, an interactive map and topical premium content.

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