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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Whose *Wine* is it Anyway? Meet Katharina Wechsler

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 Katharina Wechsler! Located in Rheinhessen, Katharina Wechsler shifted her career away from media to follow in […]

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5 to Try: German Wines From Distinct Soil Types

Every other month, our 5 to Try series showcases five examples of stellar wines from varying styles, grapes, and Germany’s 13 wine-growing regions. This month, we’re highlighting wines from grapes grown in areas with 5 distinct soil types! Along with factors like climate, temperature, […]

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Good Conditions For The German 2023 Vintage

German wine harvest season has begun! The first grapes of the year were harvested on August 14 at 74 degrees Oechsle in the Pfalz region. According to the German Wine Institute (DWI), this year’s start-of-harvest and the general level of development of the vines align […]

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