Optimistic Start to Vintage 2020

Optimistic Start to Vintage 2020

The harvest for Federweißer (new wine) and base wines for sparkling sekt, is already in full swing, and now, according to the German Wine Institute, the rest of the harvest will begin in many wine regions over the next days. Every year, varieties such as...
Germany’s vintners expect early harvest

Germany’s vintners expect early harvest

In the warm wine regions in Germany the vines began to bloom the end of May, eight to ten days earlier compared to the last 30 years. However, in the past week these regions have experienced cool and rainy weather subsequently, slowing down this process.  ...
Germany’s best Rosés awarded

Germany’s best Rosés awarded

03/24/2020 – In spring, the German Wine Institute (DWI) invited a 15-person jury of experts from 15 different countries to select “Germany’s Best Rosé wines and Sparkling wines 2020” from a total of around 200 entries. Due to the special...
German wine exports on the rise

German wine exports on the rise

Sales of German wines abroad experienced an overall positive development last year. According to the German Wine Institute (DWI), the quantity of exported wine rose by 3 per cent on the previous year to 1.04 million hectolitres. However, the total value of exports...