Wines of Germany's Riesling & Co World Tour takes place on April 25 at Vinopolis, where 48 producers will show more than 300 wines.
Fifteen rosés from producers across Germany will be on taste. The majority are "weissherbst", the German term for wines made from one red grape variety but vinified as a white wine would be. Most are dry and the majority are made from Pinot Noir, but there will also be wines made from Merlot and Portugieser.
Wines of Germany head Nicky Forrest said: " The plantings of quality red grape varieties such as Pinot Noir have increased dramatically over the past few years, so expect to see more medium-dry and dry German red and rosé wines making their way into the UK market."
As well as rosé, red wines will be shown by a number of producers at the event. Red varietal wines now represent more than 37 per cent of German vineyard acreage, and popular grapes include Pinot Noir, Dornfelder and Portugieser.
The event will also have a strong focus on Riesling - notably from the 2006 and 2005 vintages. Germany is home to some 60 per cent of the world's Riesling vines, according to Wines of Germany.
Highlights include a new Pinot Grigio Classic 2006 and Pfalz Pinot Noir Rosé 2006 from co-operative Moselland.
German wine feature, page 24.
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Wines of Germany trade tasting
Where: Vinopolis, London SE1
When: 10am-5pm, April 25
Tickets: Martin Braun, 0207 759 7405; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.