Additional resources

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



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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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Superior table wine. German Landwein must have the geographical origin declared on the label. It is usually a simple, inexpensive wine that is typical of its region. Landwein is always dry or semi-dry. In Germany a total of 26 Landwein regions are defined by law – this includes more recently Schleswig-Holstein Landwein in the far north of Germany - on the island of Sylt, ten hectares of vines are now cultivated.


Red grape variety, synonym for “Blaufraenkisch”. Wines are intensely red and can be very complex. A very well renowned grape variety in Germany.


is a style of semi-sweet white German wine which may be produced in the regions Rheinhessen, Pfalz (Palatinate), Rheingau and Nahe.


Off-dry wines with a residual sugar content of up to a maximum of 45 grams per litre.