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Ernst Büscher
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Christina Miesch-Schmidt
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Head of Department:
Frank R. Schulz
Media & Cooperations

Pia Johannson / Online

Eberhard Abele / Research & Statistics


Seven applicants are getting ready for the election of the German Wine Queen

In preparation for this year's 72nd election of the German Wine Queen, the German Wine Institute (DWI) invited all contestants to a preparatory seminar from August 11th to 13th in Neustadt an der Weinstrasse.

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"In Berlin the demand for German wines is very high"

The German Wine Institute (DWI) occasionally interviews bloggers, sommeliers and influencers on the topic of "Germany as a wine country". We recently asked Serhat Aktas from Berlin, some questions about German wines. He is the organizer of the Berlin wine competition, the ‘Lagen Cup’ and is also now running a bistro & wine bar there called "Der...

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Hike, Pose, Post and Win!

All 13 Best Vineyard Views 2020 will soon be marked with a stele. From now on, the DWI is giving you an extra incentive to visit these sites as well as the other Best Vineyard Views from 2016 and 2012 by offering great prizes to participants in the #SchönsteWeinsichtenGewinnspiel competition.

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New study on the Consumption of Alcohol-free Wines

According to the German Wine Institute (DWI), the range of alcohol-free wines and sparkling wines from wineries, winegrowers' cooperatives, bottlers and retailers has increased significantly in recent years.

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"Wines of Germany China" continues to expand its digital presence

In the wake of the COVID 19 crisis, digital marketing has become even more important, especially in the Asian markets. The Wines of Germany China office has expanded its already strong presence in online and social media channels in recent months in order to reach both professionals and end users even more effectively.

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Great interest in RieslingWeeks premiere in Taiwan

The German Wine Institute (DWI) is organizing the internationally reknowned Riesling Week in Taiwan for the first time. The international agency 'Terroir & Spice' has won over 130 restaurants, bars and wine shops across Taiwan as well as the country's three largest online platforms.

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Schloss Johannisberg and Dr. Loosen among top 50 wine destinations worldwide

The British market research company William Reed Business Media has published a list of the 50 most interesting wine tourism destinations worldwide. Schloss Johannisberg in the Rheingau region and Dr. Loosen at the Mosel river are among the award-winning wineries.

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Glamping - a night in a luxurious wine barrel

Camping and motorhome trips are top of the list for holiday ideas in Germany, especially in 2020. Why not enjoy the sunset from a campsite surrounded in vines?

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"The Best Rosé of 2020" comes from Germany

The Jury of the 4th edition of the International Rose Championship under the presidency of Mrs. Elizabeth Gabay MW is proud to present the official list of the winners. The prestigious title "The Best Rosé of 2020" has been awarded to the German winery Braunewell/Dinter.

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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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