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The PIWI Germany association

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  • Andreas Dilger, chairman
  • Dr. Cornelia Wobar, deputy
  • Gisela Wüstinger, treasurer
  • Marion Rockstroh-Kruft, Secretary
  • Anja Gemmrich
  • Barbara Richter
  • Martin Schropp
  • Christian Seybold
  • Andreas Stutz
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The country needs new vines - PIWI Deutschland e. V. founded

The country needs new vines - PIWI Deutschland e. V. founded

This autumn, a lot has become quieter among German winemakers: fewer broom taverns, fewer vineyard festivals and only small wine tastings. But pausing and focusing on the essentials also had its good points: After the grape harvest, the time was ripe - ripe for taking a step towards greater presence of the new mushroom-resistant grape varieties (= PIWIS). Because this pandemic has brought sustainability and regionality more into the public eye. The topic has long been present in agriculture and on the shelves of shops - in viticulture the topic of sustainability is still in the shadows, too few consumers are familiar with the new PIWI grape varieties, which with up to 80 % less crop protection, whether organic or conventional, get along.


January 7, 2021|

Evolution rather than revolution - Alexander Sperk - Rhein-Pfalz Nov 2020

Spotlight: Making mushroom-resistant grape varieties known to winemakers and wine drinkers - the International Piwi Wine Prize, which was awarded for the tenth time in mid-November, should contribute to this.
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November 28, 2020|
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