Eva Lanzerath from the Ahr wine region was crowned the 72nd German Wine Queen for 2020/2021 while fellow candidates Anna-Maria Löffler from the Pfalz and Eva Müller from Rheinhessen were elected a German Wine Princesses.
Elections to crown the German Wine Queen is held annually every September since 1949. In previous years finalists usually compete in front of a large audience consisting of hundreds of spectators in Germany. This year, the 2020 competition was broadcasted live on German television and online however only 30 spectators were in attendance plus 70 judges, including German Wine Institute (DWI) Managing Director, Monika Reula.
“We will have a really great year and together we will carry our passion for German wines into the world,” exclaimed Eva Lanzerath immediately after her election. Eva is 22 years old and a prospective primary school teacher.
As German Wine Queen, Eva will travel throughout Germany and around the globe as an ambassador of German wine attending approximately 200 engagements on behalf of the DWI. However due to COVID travel may be restricted due to COVID regulations.
The broadcast of the German Wine Queen election (in German) can be seen at: https://www.deutscheweine.de/aktuelles/wddw-live/
For more information about the German Wine Ambassadors, visit their homepage: www.deutscheweinkoenigin.de