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Generation Riesling

The German Young Winegrowers Association was founded in 2006 by the DWI (German Wine Institute). The first wine presentation with 25 German winemakers took place in London on 8 June 2006. The main goal at that time was to modernise the outdated image of German wines in Great Britain with the young generation of winemakers. The network serves to establish contacts and develop ideas. The members, who are no more than 35 years old, are expected to have an excellent education, an international outlook, a willingness to take on responsibility and to act as image bearers. The emphasis on Riesling is defined as follows: Riesling is the leading German grape variety; Riesling = Germany; Riesling is synonymous with all other grape varieties; everyone can join, even if they focus on other grape varieties. The 15th anniversary was celebrated in mid-2021. With 550 members, GR is the largest young winemakers' association in the world. In the meantime, more than 300 members had to leave the association again because they had exceeded the age limit of 35 years. For many of them, membership had been "a decisive career springboard". See also under Viticultural Institutions.

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