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12/16/2016

Singapore: Germany achieves "Red Wine of the Year" Award

Some 31 importers submitted a wide range of wines from 13 countries to take part in Singaporean 'The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel' Competition called "G top 100". Among these exquisite wines, the judges singled out six outstanding labels. "Red Wine of The Year" is Rudolf Furst Winery with Centgrafenberg Pinot Noir 2013.

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12/14/2016

Germany's 2016 vintage: A detailed report from all regions

After a terrific ending to a very labour-intensive and turbulent season, German producers are very satisfied with the quality of the crop. Find The German Wine Institute's (DWI) detailed report below (pdf). Fully ripe and very healthy grapes could be harvested across the country thanks to the perfect late summer weather.

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12/13/2016

Wines of Germany for Christmas - "top of tree samples"

"Germany is producing truly fine dry wines that tend to be much better partners for food than many white burgundy", says MW Jancis Robinson in her latest Financial Times wine cronique shortly before Christmas. She provides wine lovers worldwide with examples at the top of the tree and states that demand for those German wines has boosted.

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11/28/2016

Trend: Riesling and Pinot Noir from Germany gain popularity online

An up-to-date statistical analysis of The German Wine Institute ('Wines of Germany') shows a long-term year-on-year growth of the terms "Riesling" and "Spätburgunder" (Pinot Noir), Germany's most important grape varieties.

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11/25/2016

Vintner's "Glühwein" (mulled wine): List of providers

The Glühwein season has started. The German Wine Institute (DWI) gives advice on the traditional seasoning and offers important tips for the preparation of Glühwein (German hot mulled wine) as well as a list of producers.

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11/19/2016

Germany, world's largest consumer market for sparkling wine

"Germans have a lot of Sekt", state Dr. Jamie Goode and Treve Ring in their latest topical online publication: "Sekt, of course, is the German term for sparkling wine, and last year (2015) Germans enjoyed more than 305 million litres of it."

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11/18/2016

dw.com: "A Riesling fit for Donald Trump"

German enologist Simon Batarseh has a riesling tip for President-elect Donald Trump: "I recommend the 2013 Rüdesheim Berg Schlossberg, because it's a bit more mature and stimulates thought and in-depth discussion", he recently stated in a dw.com-Interview.

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11/07/2016

Germany's Sommelier Cup 2016 goes to Timo Weisheidinger

Timo Weisheidinger (middle), sommelier at Lukas Restaurant, Schärding, Austria, won Germany's "Sommelier-Cup 2016". Second placed is sommelier Maximilian Wilm (left), gourmet restaurant Seven Seas in Hamburg, followed by sommelier Patrick Wilhelm (right) as third placed, "Coq au Vin", Engelhorn gastronomy in Mannheim.

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11/04/2016

'Wine Saves Life' welcomes Germany's Wine Queen as new patron

Germany's Wine Queen is the new patron of Wine Saves Life, a non-profit association supporting aid projects for children and young people in Germany and abroad. On the occasion of the fifteenth anniversary of the charity, the Deutsche Weininstitut (i.e. Wines of Germany) and Wine Saves Live were delighted to announce the news in november 2016 at...

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10/24/2016

New 'German Wine Boutique' in Canada

The latest 'German Wine Boutique' was officially opened in Waterloo, Ontario, southwest of Toronto, Canada this october. A group of 50 media- and wine trade guests gathered to hear representatives from LCBO and 'Wines of Germany' introducing a selection of 100 individual wines.

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