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01/11/2017

Icewine: Germany's lucky punch

Starting end of november 2016 icewine grapes are being harvested in Germany. After prior insular reports from Saxony (noc 21st) most of the other 12 wine growing regions brought in their deeply frozen crop the following weeks in order to produce the aromatic speciality.

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12/20/2016

New management for German Wine Institute (DWI) office in Sweden

“Wines of Germany” Sweden will come under new management from January 2017. Following a Europe-wide call for tenders by the German Wine Institute (DWI), the Ehrenberg Kommunikation agency, which has been in charge of the DWI representation in Denmark since the beginning of 2016, will now also take over the Swedish offices in Malmö and Stockholm.

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12/14/2016

Germany's 2016 vintage: A detailed report from all regions

After a terrific ending to a very labour-intensive and turbulent season, German producers are very satisfied with the quality of the crop. Find The German Wine Institute's (DWI) detailed report below (pdf). Fully ripe and very healthy grapes could be harvested across the country thanks to the perfect late summer weather.

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12/13/2016

Wines of Germany for Christmas - "top of tree samples"

"Germany is producing truly fine dry wines that tend to be much better partners for food than many white burgundy", says MW Jancis Robinson in her latest Financial Times wine cronique shortly before Christmas. She provides wine lovers worldwide with examples at the top of the tree and states that demand for those German wines has boosted.

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11/28/2016

Trend: Riesling and Pinot Noir from Germany gain popularity online

An up-to-date statistical analysis of The German Wine Institute ('Wines of Germany') shows a long-term year-on-year growth of the terms "Riesling" and "Spätburgunder" (Pinot Noir), Germany's most important grape varieties.

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11/25/2016

Vintner's "Glühwein" (mulled wine): List of providers

The Glühwein season has started. The German Wine Institute (DWI) gives advice on the traditional seasoning and offers important tips for the preparation of Glühwein (German hot mulled wine) as well as a list of producers.

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11/19/2016

Germany, world's largest consumer market for sparkling wine

"Germans have a lot of Sekt", state Dr. Jamie Goode and Treve Ring in their latest topical online publication: "Sekt, of course, is the German term for sparkling wine, and last year (2015) Germans enjoyed more than 305 million litres of it."

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