Welcome to Wines of Germany

Wines of Germany is the exclusive U.S. office of the Deutsches Weininstitut (German Wine Institute). Consider us your primary source for information on German wine regions, statistics, and fun facts, plus promotions and events here in the U.S.! Explore this site to discover the distinctive quality and pairing versatility of German Riesling, Pinots, Silvaner, and many more.

Wine Types

Germany’s contemporary wine scene is rich with both red and white, indigenous and “foreign” wine grapes. Taste the top varietals!

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Wine Regions

Visit some of the most northerly wine-growing regions in the world. The diversity of Germany’s wines starts in the vineyards of its 13 regions.

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Wine Pairing

German wines are wonderful on their own, but the fruity acidity makes them especially suited to food pairing.

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2021 Harvest Update: Deep Frost Brings Icewine in Germany

Wineries across most of Germany’s 13 wine-growing regions had ideal conditions for harvesting Eiswein (ice wine) in the week leading up to Christmas, according to the German Wine Institute (DWI).  While ice wine harvest is always associated with risk and high physical effort during […]

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Whose *Wine* is it Anyway? Meet Christian Dautel

Every other month, ‘Whose Wine is it Anyway?’ profiles a German winemaker to give you a behind-the-vines look at the world of German wine. This month, we’re highlighting Christian Dautel of Weingut Dautel. Located in Württemberg, Weingut Dautel is known for breaking tradition, becoming […]

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Germany’s 2021 Vintage by Winegrowing Region

Lean wines, full of aroma – this aptly describes the 2021 vintage across Germany’s 13 wine regions.  The best month for German winemakers this year was, to much surprise, sun-drenched September. With plenty of sunshine and cool nights in many regions, September brought a […]

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