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.
Series of worldwide 'Riesling Weeks' in full flow
After the starting signal in Finland, the worldwide sequence of campaign weeks around Riesling & Co. will also follow in Japan in July/August. For the wine trade and gastronomy the events are popular measures to draw the attention of winelovers to German wines and their individual origin.
Ten young winegrowers of the 'Generation Riesling' traveled to Ireland in may to bring the country and the Irish people closer to German wine. In the residence of the German Ambassador Cord Meier-Klodt, they presented their wines to a top-class audience of wine specialists.
Successful Riesling, Pinot & Co Presentation in Prague
More than 300 Czech wine experts and guests from diplomacy and business accepted the invitation of the German Wine Institute (DWI) to the German Embassy in Prague in May. The specialist audience experienced wines from the 13 German wine-growing regions. The "Riesling, Pinot & Co" presentation was the ideal platform for some 26 wine producers.
Sommeliers from all over the world visit German wine-growing regions
Germany's Sommelier Spring Class 2023 led the participants to four of 13 wine growing regions. The international group - seen as the extended arm of the gastronomy - was guided by German Wine Ambassadors as well as staff from The German Wine Institute (DWI).
Amsterdam: Generation Riesling enthuses at King's Day
Young, innovative and cosmopolitan, this is how three of the 550 Generation Riesling members presented themselves to Dutch sommeliers and wine merchants at this year's "Königsdag". The Dutch people toast to King Willem-Alexander's birthday that day.
The Guardian: Germany is the most exciting wine nation
In its issue of April 18th 2023, the internationally renowned British daily newspaper 'The Guardian' highlights Germany as the most exciting wine nation of our times. Editor David Williams describes how the international winelover community has increasingly acquired the unique taste of wines produced from berries of the Riesling vine.
Warsaw: Trends on the Polish wine market
"Cheers Warsaw!" was the motto at this year's "Riesling, Pinot & Co." event in the Polish Capital city, where twenty German wine producers and nine Polish importers met around 180 journalists, sommeliers and buyers in April.
German wine trends favour white, rosé and dry
German wine producers are adapting to consumers’ prevailing tastes. As the German Wine Institute (DWI) concludes from last year’s mandatory testing of all quality wines, exactly half of all Qualitätswein and Prädikat wines were offered in a dry style.
Salut Paris: Wines of Germany at Vinexpo
Thousands of international visitors met at the Vinexpo 2023 from February 13th to 15th. The German Wine Institute (DWI) was on site together with 18 German wine producers at the joint stand of the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL, hall 5/2).
New wine recommendations for German embassies
Germany's Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs (AA) and the German Wine Institute (DWI) selected 19 wines and sparkling wines as a new range of recommendations for the 226 German consulates and embassies abroad in a blind tasting in Berlin. Dr Tobias Lindner, Minister of State, took part in the tasting along with 13 other high-ranking employees from various departments of the Federal Foreign Office.
In German vineyards, it is becoming increasingly common to find vines that have not been pruned in winter and look unusually wild. According to the German Wine Institute (DWI), these are vineyards that are cultivated according to the so-called minimum pruning principle.
Testimonies of the Flood Catastrophe in the "Museum of Modern Ahrts"
With the "museum of modern ahrts", an art object with a unique design was presented to the public on February 10th. The inauguration of the "museum in the smallest of spaces" took place in the historic St. Laurentius Church in Ahrweiler, where the traces of the flood can still be seen everywhere.
Clink Different – EU marketing campaign sums up positively
The German Wine Institute (DWI) and the Conseil Interprofessionnel du Vin de Bordeaux (CIVB) draw up a positive balance after four years of successful cooperation as a part of of the EU-funded marketing and communication campaign "Clink Different".
Outlook 2023: Wines of Germany Events and Topics
The German Wine Institute (DWI) continues to successfully execute communication concepts and events in 2023. The DWI team is going to pick up on current developments and trends relating to wines of Germany.