German wine exports slowed down in 2020

German wine exports slowed down in 2020

02/25/2021 – Punitive tariffs in the USA and the global Covid-19 pandemic led to significant declines in exports of German wines in many foreign markets last year. As reported by the German Wine Institute (DWI), both the amount of wine exported and its value...
New VDP.SEKT.STATUT !

New VDP.SEKT.STATUT !

Germany’s love affair with sparkling wines far pre-dates the current trend toward bubbles. In fact, German producers — names like Krug, Bollinger, Mumm and many more — were once the leading lights in Europe and significantly involved in the development of sparkling...
Early icewine harvest in Germany

Early icewine harvest in Germany

On November 30th, winegrowers in several German wine regions  such as Nahe, Rheinhessen, Pfalz, Franken and Rheingau were able to successfully harvest frozen icewine grapes at freezing temperatures. As the German Wine Institute (DWI) reports, this comparatively early...