Additional resources

For more information on German wine please find a list of resources below:



Drinkaware aims to change the UK’s drinking habits for the better by promoting responsible drinking.

German Wine Institute

For more information about German wine around the world, visit the Deutsches WeinInstitut website.

German Wine - More Details

For details on German wine classifications and quality categories, please read the German Wine ...

Image Bank

Visit the German Wine Institute's image bank to access images all about German wine.

VDP: The Association of German Quality and Prädikat Wine Estates

Since its founding in 1910, the VDP, the world's oldest association of wine estates has been ...

Wine in Moderation

The WINE in MODERATION programme is an initiative of the European wine sector aimed at promoting ...


Learn about wine with the Wine and Spirit Education Trust


Trade body Wine and Spirit Trade Association


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Deutscher Wein

German wine without a protected indication of origin. Must be made exclusively from German grapes and come from approved vineyards and grape varieties. In comparison to other wine producing countries, only small amounts of this quality are produced. Together with Landwein, it makes up about five percent of German wine production.

DLG (Deutsche Landwirtschafts-Gesselschaft)

German Agricultural Society


a winery which is owned by the (federal) government


An indigenous German red grape variety. Wines are very rich in red colour and medium-bodied