Discover Germany, Issue 80, November 2019

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SPECIAL THEME: WINE WORLD GERMANY

Wines with a heritage Germany is home to 13 wine-growing regions, each producing high-quality wines from an enormous variety of grapes. The classics, such as Riesling and Pinot varieties (Burgunder), play the biggest role for the country, and it is interesting to note that Germany has the world’s highest number of hectares under vine dedicated to Riesling and Pinot Blanc. TEXT: NANE STEINHOFF I PHOTOS: DEUTSCHES WEININSTITUT (DWI)

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