Wines of Germany

Mayschoss-Altenahr: World’s first wine-growers cooperative

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Wines of
Germany

Late Harvest Wines Thrive at Schloss Johannisberg

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Germany’s Planted Area

103,391
Hectares

Structure and Design Shine at Winery Lubentiushof

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Germany’s Climate

Cool
Continental

Grapes are able to grow and ripen primarily due to the favorable influence of the Gulf Stream and strategic planting of vines on the south-facing slopes of protective river valleys.

The winemakers of Vulkanfelsgarten

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GERMANY’S wine production

16,394
Winegrowers

A World of Wine Awaits

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GERMANY’S REFERENCES

13
Winegrowing
Regions

Into the vines at Weingut Kreutzenberger

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GERMAN
Production Percentages

About 70.5% of the production are dry/semi-dry wines. 29.5% are sweet wines.

From Fruit to Wine at Rhodt

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GERMANY’S MAIN
RED GRAPE VARIETIES

Including Lemberger,
Schwarzriesling, Merlot, St. Laurent, and others

Harvest at Bopparder Hamm: Rhine Wine Country’s largest loop

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GERMANY’S MAIN
WHITE GRAPE VARIETIES

Including Chardonnay, Scheurebe,
Kerner, Sauvignon Blanc,
and others

Fermenting in process at Winery Wilhelm Kern

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GERMAN PRODUCTION

JUST UNDER
9 MILLON
Hectoliters
PER YEAR

The Nahe River runs through the wine region of its namesake

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RIVERS CROSSING GERMANY’S VINEYARDS

RHINE, MOSEL MAIN,
NAHE, NECKAR

There’s always something to celebrate

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GERMAN
SPARKLING WINE

SEKT

Niersteiner Glock, Germany’s oldest vineyard

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GERMANY certified
organic surface

12,500
Hectares

GERMAN
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