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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Small wine growing region in East Germany, wine from East Germany is rare and much desired.


Another one of the two small wine growing regions in East Germany.


A white grape variety, indigenous to Germany.


Sparkling wine, must not have added carbon dioxide, high quality wines are mostly produced after the method “Flaschengaerung” (see Flaschengaerung)


A white grape variety, indigenous to Germany and grown there for over 300 years. Both Franken and Rheinhessen have a lot of Silvaner vineyards.


German word for Pinot Noir.


The next ripeness level in the Prädikat system after Kabinett. Wines are usually medium full-bodied and have a decent level of ripeness (See Prädikatswein).