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05/28/2019

German and Bordeaux Wines Launch “Clink Different”

Celebrating First Joint U.S. Initiative - Under the slogan “Clink Different", the Bordeaux Wine Council (CIVB) and the German Wine Institute (DWI) have launched the first-ever joint promotion of their wines in the United States.

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05/28/2019

Decanter World Wine Awards: 155 prizes for Germany

Germany's winemakers achieved some 150 medals and five recommendations at this year's renowned Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA). These are held annually in London and are one of the largest and most influential wine competitions worldwide.

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05/27/2019

Introducing Germany's young winegrowers in Tokyo

One of the largest-ever Riesling presentations in Asia took place in Japan on May 23rd: 13 German GR winemakers from five growing regions presented their wines to visitors on a chic wooden ship in the port of Tokyo - and successfully established contacts with importers and sommeliers.

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05/06/2019

First China's sommelier competition in Shanghai

Initiated by the German Wine Institute, the final of the "First China's Best Sommelier Competition of German Wine" took place for the first time in Shanghai on April 27th.

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04/26/2019

GQ Japan features Germany's cool wines

In order to raise the awareness of Japanese consumers to Germany as the "coolest" wine country, the German Wine Institute invited Japanese GQ magazine's editorial staff on a journey through the German wine-growing regions in the middle of September 2018.

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04/25/2019

Worldwide campaign "Riesling Weeks" 2019 starts in Japan

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 2019 the series of global German wine events commence in Tokyo, Japan under the title "German Wine Weeks" and last for...

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04/24/2019

Wines of Germany at the Vinexpo Bordeaux

The German Wine Institute (DWI) will be presenting a fascinating selection of wines from German winegrowing regions at this year's Vinexpo in Bordeaux (13-16 May 2019). Ten German producers and their wines will receive a star turn at the German Ministry of Food and Agriculture's joint Vinexpo stand (hall 1, stand AB270), as well as at various...

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04/24/2019

Grands Vins Blancs du Monde: Gold for German Rieslings and Pinots

In the tasting sessions for this year's Concours des Grands Vins Blancs du Monde in Strasbourg, German winemakers were particularly successful with their Rieslings, but also with white Pinot varieties and received a total of 23 gold medals, 13 for Riesling, four for Pinot Blanc, two each for Pinot Gris and Gewürztraminer and one gold award each for...

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04/17/2019

GWA participant falls in love with wines from Baden region

The 15th German Wine Academy (GWA) guided 28 wine educators from 15 countries to the winegrowing region of Baden this time. Excellent wines from cooperatives as well as wines from emerging talents were tasted.

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04/02/2019

Final figures: 10.4 million hectoliters of wine must 2018

The national wine production of the vintage 2018 amounts to 10.4 million hectoliters (hl) in Germany. These figures range slightly below the 10.67 hl estimate that had been published in October 2018. The up to date figures have been circulated by the German Wine Institute (DWI) on the basis of the final harvest results of the Federal Statistical...

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