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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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 […]

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Cookies & Corks: German Wine with Girl Scout Cookies

Looking for creative pairings to sweeten a weeknight? Order a case of German wine, grab your favorite Girl Scout Cookies, and get pairing! Try our suggestions with your roommates or significant other, or host a virtual happy hour to connect with friends and family. […]

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Riesling by Region: Tasting Notes From Germany & Beyond

One of Riesling’s most unique and celebrated qualities is its vibrant expression of terroir, commonly defined as “a sense of place.” In other words, certain elements of the soil and microclimate that the grapes are grown in are noticeable factors in the wine’s taste […]

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