2020 Harvest Update: Early Ice Wine Harvest in Germany

According to the German Wine Institute (DWI), winegrowers in several German wine regions, including the Nahe, Rheinhessen, Pfalz, Franken and Rheingau, successfully harvested frozen Eiswein (ice wine) grapes at freezing temperatures on November 30, 2020. This is good news for Eiswein lovers, as this […]

2020 German Wine Queen Crowned

The new German Wine Queen for 2020/2021 is Eva Lanzerath from the Ahr! Eva is joined by German Wine Princesses Anna-Maria Löffler from the Pfalz and Eva Müller from Rheinhessen. The German Wine Queen election occurs annually in September, a tradition since 1949. Usually, finalists […]

Germany Names the Nation’s Best Rosés

This spring, the German Wine Institute (DWI) invited a 15-person jury of experts from 15 different countries to select “Germany’s Best Rosé Wines” of 2020 from around 200 entries, including both still and sparkling Rosés. Due to the special circumstances around social distancing, the […]

New German Wine Queen!

The German Wine Institute elected Angelina Vogt from the Nahe as the new German Wine Queen for 2019-2020. The exciting competition is part of a 71-year tradition in which women from all 13 German wine regions compete based on advanced wine knowledge and presentation skills.

Top German Sekt Wines Shine at ProWein

To mark the start of the international ProWein wine trade fair, the German Wine Institute (DWI) announced the winners of its competition to find the best German Sekt on March 17th. The three victors were chosen from 200 submitted samples hailing from all 13 […]