Deutsche Weinakademie GmbH-DWA

The Deutsche Weinakademie (DWA) is a founding member of the WiM Association and the National contact point in Germany. The DeutscheWeinakademie (DWA) as part of the German Wine Fond represents the entire German Wine Sector and is in charge of the Wine in Moderation programme implementation on behalf of associations and institutions of the German Wine Sector (Bundesverband der Deutschen Weinkellereienund des Weinfachhandels e.V., Deutscher Weinbauverbande.V., Deutscher Raiffeisenverband e.V., IHK Trierfür die DIHK und dem Verband Deutscher Weinexporteuree.V., Deutscher Weinfond and Verband DeutscherSektkellereien).

Deutsche Weinakademie GmbH

Platz des Weines 2
55294 Bodenheim

From 04/11/2018 to 06/11/2018
Lower-alcohol wines taste inferior - false perception or reality ? Deutsche Weinakademie asked Intervitis fair visitors
Location: Germany
Do lower-alcohol wines "automatically" taste inferior? How do representatives of the wine sector react to this topic? Is this topic better avoided because it is assumed that a lower-alcohol wine cannot be tasty? Maybe the answer is not the one you thought it would be. During the 2018 Intervitis wine fair, the Deutsche Weinakademie (DWA) wanted t [...]
From 26/11/2016 to 30/11/2016
Intervitis interfructa welcomes Wine in Moderation
Location: Germany
Deutsche Weinakademie was present at Intervitis Interfructa with the Wine in Moderation message to raise the wine sector’s awareness on the issues related to drink and driving. After putting Wine in Moderation at the centre of the 38th OIV Congress in 2015 in Germany, the Deutsche Weinkademie gave it another go on the occasion of INTERVITIS INTE [...]
From 20/05/2015 to 20/05/2015
Wine experts: ambassadors of responsible consumption?
Location: Germany
With the goal to increase wine experts’ professional and personal competences, the Deutsche Weinakademie (DWA) has taken the initiative to offer a one-day Wine in Moderation – Art de Vivre seminar to a number of them. Wine professionals are often first in line when talking to consumers; these professionals should thus be well informed about iss [...]
From 04/05/2015 to 04/05/2015
Sector self-regulation at the heart of discussions
Location: Germany
Responsible wine communication was recently at the centre of discussions in Germany. Invited at the yearly symposium of the German Raiffeisen Federation, Dr. Claudia Stein-Hammer from the Deutsche Weinakademie presented what is currently being done by the wine sector to reinforce responsible commercial communication of wine. Voluntary self-regulat [...]
From 17/12/2014 to 17/12/2014
Prizes for Wine in Moderation-Art de Vivre students of German vocational schools
Location: Germany
Educating young wine professionals is an important focus in the work of the Deutsche Weinakademie (DWA) when implementing the Wine in Moderation-Art de Vivre (WIM) initiative in Germany. During a one-day seminar, students learn about health benefits of moderate wine drinking, the associated risks to excessive consumption as well as the legal framew [...]
From 07/11/2014 to 07/11/2014
WIM presented to German university students
Location: Cologne, Germany
Last November, a special event was organised at the University of Cologne by the Students’ organisation and the Forum of Young Chemists. This event entitled “Perspectives – a tandem experiment” offered the possibility to have two separate perspectives on one topic. Wine, one of the five topics of the evening, was also examined from 2 differ [...]
From 18/06/2012 to 22/06/2012
WIM presentation at the 35th World Congress of Vine and Wine of OIV in Turkey
Location: Izmir, Turkey
The OIV Scientific Congress gave the opportunity to introduce the Wine in Moderation initiative to delegates and experts from all over the world. U. Fradera (WINE in MODERATION – more than social responsibility) presented the objectives of the WIM movement and concluded that binge drinking is not compatible with enjoyment and a healthy lifestyle. [...]
From 12/05/2011 to 12/05/2011
Prevention of alcohol misuse Round table discussion: Binge drinking or Art de Vivre or is there anything in between?
Location: Berlin
This controversial topic was discussed by representatives of different stakeholders such as: Lawyer J. Busse (German Advertising Standards Council), Dr. S. Etgeton (Federal Consumer Protection Association), Dr. T. Holzer (Federal Ministry of Health, Department of the German Drug Commissioner), Dr. R. Nickenig (German Wine Sector) and Prof. N. Worm [...]
From 01/01/2008
WIM as part of the professional training curriculum
As part of the Art de Vivre "life-skills" education pillar of WIM, the DWA developed its own training programme and tools for one-day seminars in wine-related Vocational Education and Training establishments. The training programme includes 4 sections: a) The WIM programme, alcohol policy and legal framework; b) Health effects of wine & other [...]

The role of wine in prevention – from a medical and a sociological perspective
Location: Dresden
With scientific symposia, the Deutsche Weinakademie informs physicians and other health professionals (high profile multipliers) competently about “Wine, health and social aspects”. This professional group was purposely chosen as the primary target group since they have the scientific background to understand and evaluate the research data and [...]
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