Wines of Germany Hosts Trade Webcasts

Wines of Germany Hosts Trade Webcasts

Wines of Germany Canada hosted two trade webcast tastings for hospitality trade and press in BC and Quebec on June 16th and June 23rd entitled, Germany: The Coolest Wines on Earth. More than 65 members of the trade in each city signed in to the live broadcast to hear...
31 Days of German Riesling is back this summer!

31 Days of German Riesling is back this summer!

MAINZ, GERMANY – This summer celebrate Germany’s most beloved grape, Riesling throughout the 31 days of July. Festivities will take place in five major cities across Canada with bespoke programming, all spreading the word of the magnificently lively and versatile...
15 years of Generation Riesling – a success story

15 years of Generation Riesling – a success story

When the German Wine Institute (DWI) organized the first wine presentation under the title “Generation Riesling”, with a group of 25 young German winegrowers on June 8, 2006 in the Imagination Gallery in London, no one suspected that this would be the...
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...
Positive development of the wine market continues

Positive development of the wine market continues

Wines of German origin, in particular, continued to be increasingly purchased by consumers in the third quarter of this year. According to the German Wine Institute (DWI), both value of sales and volume of domestic wines increased by around eight percent compared to...
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...
These are the winners of the Lagen Cup White 2020

These are the winners of the Lagen Cup White 2020

11/16/2020 – With a rating of 97 out of 100 possible points, the van Volxem winery from the Mosel winegrowing region wins the Berlin Lagen Cup White 2020 with the 2019 Volz GG Riesling. Sandra Sauer from the Franconian winery Horst Sauer is named Winemaker of...