Record attendance expected at Vinexpo Paris
From 12 to 14 February 2024, the German Wine Institute (DWI) will be presenting a representative selection of wines and sparkling wines from the German wine-growing regions at this year's Wine Paris & Vinexpo international wine trade fair. The joint booth of the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) is located in the German Pavilion in Hall 5/2 G 069/09.
New wine market statistics published
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.
German Wine Pavilion unveiled at ProWine Shanghai 2023
Strongly supported by the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture BMEL, The German Wine Pavilion joined ProWine Shanghai with 22 German wineries and import exhibitors, displaying more than 50 brands.
Wines of Germany - China: Best Educator & Best Importer Awarded
This year's Wines of Germany China Award Dinner took place on November 9th at Kerry Hotel Pudong in Shanghai. Friederike Dörfler, Counsellor of Food and Agriculture of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany and Manuela Liebchen, marketing manager of Deutsches Weininstitut and BMEL representative, gathered well over 100 German estate owners, importers, wine educators and media guests, to celebrate the remarkable achievements of German wine in the Chinese market.
Winemaker's mulled wines increasingly popular
For some years now, more and more German wine producers have been offering mulled wines from their own production. These mulled wines from winegrowers are now increasingly available at Christmas markets and in food and wine shops throughout Germany, some of which are organic, vegan or made according to old recipes.
Mundus Vini Nordic: The best German wines in Scandinavia
Around 50 Scandinavian jurors tasted German wines in June as part of the "Mundus Vini Nordic" competition. The German Wine Institute (DWI) organized this show in collaboration with Meininger Verlag at the Sjømagasinet restaurant in Oslo.
The Edelfrei GenussVinothek in Bamberg is the winner of this year's competition for the specialist trade prize, which is awarded annually by the German Wine Institute (DWI) in cooperation with the trade magazine WEIN+MARKT.
Eva Brockmann crowned as Germany's 75th Wine Queen
Eva Brockmann is the 75th German Wine Queen and comes from Franken. Jessica Himmelsbach from the Baden wine-growing region and Lea Baßler from the Pfalz region complete the Royal trio as German Wine Princesses.
With the trade campaign "31 Days of German Riesling", the summer was all about German Riesling. In Great Britain, 125 retailers, wine bars and restaurants took part in the worldwide campaign weeks, an initiative of the German Wine Institute (DWI).
First grapes harvested for Federweißen
In the Palatinate (Pfalz), the first grapes of the year for the preparation of Federweißen were harvested on August 14 at 74 degrees Öchsle. According to the German Wine Institute (DWI), the start of this year's harvest and the general state of development of the vines are in line with the average of recent years.
German wines gain popularity in Scandinavia
Wines from German regions are finding more and more favour with Scandinavians. As the German Wine Institute (DWI) reports, based on the sales figures of the Scandinavian alcohol monopolies, the sales of German wines developed extremely positively in the first half of 2023, contrary to the general wine consumption trend.
Bett+Bike discount promotion for bike-friendly accommodation
For more than 28 years, the Bett+Bike certification has been a proven and well-known nationwide quality certificate of the Allgemeiner Deutscher Fahrradclub (ADFC). In cooperation with the German Wine Institute (DWI), Bett+Bike now offers a discounted offer to wineries.
Indian travel portal recommends Germany's wine regions
India's business portal for the travel industry, BOTTINDIA.com, recommends a visit to Germany's wine regions. "Wonderful landscapes everywhere," the authors indicate in their list of "Unmissable Travel Experiences".
New York Times editor raves about German wines
"Germany's wines are great. There's so much variety beyond Riesling, which is wonderful in itself. I have to publish these stories - it's on my list," says Eric Asimov, wine critic for the New York Times (NYT ).
Positive Outcome for Symposium of the Institute of Masters of Wine
Germany was the centre of the wine world for four days as host of the International Symposium of the Institute of Masters of Wine (IMW). The event welcomed 500 wine experts from 47 countries to Wiesbaden.
IMW-Symposium: Masters of Wine visiting Germany
The four-day international symposium of the 'Institute of Masters of Wine' (IMW) with 500 wine experts from more than 40 countries began on June 29th - for the first time in Germany. In addition to the IMW, the hosts are the German Wine Institute (DWI), the capital city of Wiesbaden and the state of Hessen.
Premiere: Symposium of Masters of Wine (IMW) in Germany
For the first time, the International Symposium of the 'Institute of Masters of Wine (IMW)' took place in Germany. From June 29th to July 2nd, 500 wine experts from almost 40 countries met in Wiesbaden.
Record attendance at this year's Export Forum
The interest of Germany's wine industry in export is growing. This is also shown by the record participation in this year's 'Forum Export' organized by the German Wine Institute (DWI) in the largest growing region of Rheinhessen.