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The vineyard area of Germany covers 103.000 ha (2001). White wine varieties are covering 71,3%,  red wine varieties 28,7% of the total vineyard area.

Most important white wine varieties in Germany

grape variety %
Riesling 20,8
Müller-Thurgau (Rivaner) 18,0
Silvaner 6,2
Kerner 5,8
Bacchus 2,9
Grauburgunder (Pinot gris) 2,8
Weißburgunder (Pinot blanc) 2,7
Scheurebe 2,6
Faberrebe 1,3
Gutedel 1,1
Huxelrebe 1,1

Most important red wine varieties in Germany

grape variety %
Spätburgunder (Pinot noir) 9,5
Dornfelder 5,3
Portugieser 4,9
Trollinger 2,5
Schwarzriesling 2,4
Lemberger 1,2
source: Statistisches Bundesamt, Germany
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