Ausgezeichnete Weingastronomien 2024 im Video 28.11.2023
Das Deutsche Weininstitut (DWI) hat in Kooperation mit Original SELTERS und DER FEINSCHMECKER in diesem Jahr wieder "Ausgezeichnete Weingastronomien" gekürt, die sich in besonderer Weise für die Weine aus deutschen Regionen engagieren. Die Videos zu den Preisträgern werden werden bis 19.12. nacheinander auf YouTube veröffentlicht.
New wine market statistics published 23.11.2023
The new edition of the German wine industry's most comprehensive collection of data is now available. The brochure "German Wine - Statistics 2023/24" illustrates the most important facts and figures from the German and international wine world in a total of 28 tables and charts in German and English.
With 562 hectares of vineyards, the Ahr is one of the smallest wine-growing regions in Germany. Mainly red wines thrive on the steep slopes above the river.
The Baden winegrowing region, with 15,836 hectares of vineyards the third largest in Germany, extends in a north-south direction over a length of about 400 kilometers.
The Bocksbeutel is the trademark of Franconian wine, which has been cultivated for over 1200 years, especially along the Main River. Franconian wine country is bordered by the Rhön Mountains to the north, the Steigerwald Forest to the east, the Tauber Valley to the south and the Spessart Mountains to the west.
When it is still cool in March or April in some places, the almond blossom already begins on the Hessian Bergstrasse. Spring usually starts a few days earlier.
The Rhine Valley between Bingen and Bonn offers a picturesque backdrop. Vineyards crowned by castles and medieval towns adorn the banks of the Rhine.
The wine-growing region along the Moselle, Saar and Ruwer rivers is considered Germany's oldest wine region. The Romans brought viticulture to the Moselle on a grand scale.
On the Nahe, visitors can expect gentle greenery, romantic river valleys and dramatic rock formations and also hospitable winegrowers and their diverse wines.
the Palatinate has many superlatives: the largest wine festival in the world in Bad Dürkheim, but also the first and most famous wine street, the German Wine Street.
It is thanks to a freak of nature that the Rhine, which otherwise flows in a northerly direction, turns almost at right angles to the west at Wiesbaden, only to flow north again just 30 kilometers later at Rüdesheim am Rhein.
A thousand hills and vines as far as the eye can see - that is Rheinhessen, Germany's largest wine-growing region.
Two rivers give the growing region its name, as the mostly terraced vineyards are mainly located in the narrow river valleys of the Saale and Unstrut rivers.
Sachsen is the easternmost and, with 493 hectares, one of the smallest wine-growing regions in Germany. The vineyards only begin near Dresden, at 51 degrees north latitude.
Among the major German wine-growing regions, Württemberg ranks fourth with 11,461 hectares. Here, red grape varieties dominate the vineyards with almost 70 percent.