It's Eiswein harvest time on the Moselle and two Germans have invented a new machine that speeds up grape picking on steep slopes. This fully-automated harvester is now in demand the world over.
Global warming is fast becoming a concern for the wine industry. But while traditional wine-growing regions might only yield raisins in 30 years' time, other areas around the world are starting to embrace viticulture.
Coca-Cola and a good wine harvest are no doubt two completely different things. But in Germany, they merge when it comes to explaining an unparalleled shortage of glass for wine bottles. DW's Natalia Smolentceva reports.
The unusually hot German summer was a hindrance to many farmers, but Germany's winemakers aren't complaining. Estimates show there'll be no shortage of German wine next year — cheers to that!
A spectacular show, music and dance: the Fête des Vignerons attracts about a million visitors. The festival celebrates not only wine but also one of Switzerland's most scenic regions.
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