Holiday Wine & Food Pairings That Will Fill Your Guests With Merriment
As the smell of pine, cinnamon and peppermint permeates the air, we start rushing to prepare for the holiday season. December calls for indulging in the company of friends and family – and in our favorite foods and drinks. Planning a menu and cooking […]
Sitting down to binge our favorite TV shows only gets better with a glass of wine in hand. Satisfy your Netflix cravings with these perfect German wine pairings. Riesling + The Crown The King of white wine grapes can only be properly coupled […]
Mulled Wine: A German Tradition to Warm Winter Evenings
A steaming hot mug of spiced red wine is synonymous with winter festivities. Just like decorated Christmas trees and Advent wreaths, mulled wine is a deeply rooted German tradition that is now enjoyed around the world. Since the 15th century, annual Christmas markets (Weihnachtsmarkt) […]
Trick or Treat Your Sweet Tooth With Halloween Candy and Wine Pairings
With the spooky decor, extravagant costumes, and an avalanche of candy, Halloween tends to bring out the kid in all of us. So whether you’re working your way through your kid’s confectioneries or settling in to your favorite seasonal sweets, Wines of Germany has your […]
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.
Perfect Picks: Main Grape Harvest Underway in Germany
The main harvest for Germany’s 2019 vintage started a little earlier than originally expected in many German wine growing areas. Predicted for mid-September, the German Wine Institute (DWI) announced on September 10 that the main harvest had begun, starting with Müller-Thurgau, Frühburgunder, and Pinot […]
Wine Enthusiast Names Germany’s Mosel Valley As A 2019 Wine Region Of The Year Nominee
NEW YORK, September 17, 2019 – For the first time, Wine Enthusiast magazine has named one of Germany’s 13 wine regions – the Mosel – as a Wine Region of the Year nominee for its esteemed, annual Wine Star Awards. Each year, the awards […]
13 Facts on Germany’s 13 Wine-Growing Regions for Friday the 13th
For some, the number 13 is unlucky. For the German wine industry, the number reminds us of the spectacular slopes, picturesque villages, and winding river bends of our 13 regions officially designated for producing quality wine. They number among the most northerly wine-growing regions […]