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01/17/2022

Germany's Outstanding Wine Gastronomies Awarded

The German Wine Institute (DWI), in cooperation with Original SELTERS and the reknowned magazine DER FEINSCHMECKER, has chosen "Outstanding Wine Gastronomies". The prerequisite to win this contest is an outstanding committment to wines from German growing regions.

 

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01/03/2022

100 days in office: Germany's Wine Ambassadores score

"The first months as The German Wine Ambassador were very intense", Sina Erdrich sums up after her first 100 days in office. On September 24th last year, the young wine expert was crowned the 73rd German Wine Queen.

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Branchennews
12/22/2021

Icewine in Germany: Deep frost brings forth vintage 2021

In the week before Christmas, wineries from most of the 13 German wine-growing regions had ideal conditions for harvesting icewine. The world-famous rarity from Germany brings wine producers worldwide attention and joy to so many winelovers around the globe.

 

The Johanneshof winery in Bad Kreuznach-Bosenheim was the first to be able to harvest...

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News
12/21/2021

Stock declined: Good sales of German wines

The good wine sales have caused stocks in Germany to decline. As of July 31, 2021, 11.5 million hectoliters were stored in this country. This is 7,3 percent less wine and sparkling wine than in the same period of the previous year, as the German Wine Institute (DWI) announced on the basis of a publication by the Federal Statistical Office on the...

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News
12/13/2021

Top wine selection for "Berlinale" film stars

The 72nd Berlin International Film Festival will take place as a face-to-face event from February 10th to 20th 2022. Therefore The German Wine Institute (DWI) as "Official Supplier" will again ensure that exclusively German wines are served at all official Berlinale events.

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News
12/08/2021

Sekt-CUP awards Germany's best sparkling wine

At the first Sekt CUP on the "Gourmetwelten" portal, a jury of experts tasted 100 German sparkling wines for two days in the Hotel ZOO (Restaurant GRACE) on Kurfürstendamm in Berlin.

 

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News
12/08/2021

The 2021 vintage in the German winegrowing regions

Lean wines, full of aroma - this aptly describes the 2021 vintage in the German winegrowing regions. The best month for winemakers this year was not May, but sun-drenched September. With plenty of sunshine and cool nights in many regions, September brought a conciliatory end to a season that was clearly different from the three previous years and...

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News
12/06/2021

Long-term presence for German wines in the Czech Republic

BEST Mediální Společnost will represent Wines of Germany in the Czech Republic for the next few years. After a successful trial run in 2021, the advisory bodies of the German Wine Institute (DWI) decided to grant long-term presence for German wines in the Czech Republic.

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News
12/01/2021

Ahr winemakers concerned about less vineyards and structural change

The flood disaster in mid-July in the Ahr region hit the local winegrowers hard. A few weeks before the upcoming harvest, most of the 50 or so wine producers were left with nothing. Now the harvest has been successfully brought in from the 562 hectares that make up the fourth smallest wine-growing region in western Germany. Nevertheless, it will...

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News
11/30/2021

Google Trends proves growing popularity of mulled wine

During the advent and Christmas season, mulled wines are on high demand in Germany. They are being produced by winemakers, cooperatives and cellars alike. A Google Trends analysis shows that "Glühwein" is searched online twice as often as ten years ago.

 

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