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Friday 30 September 2016 loc: GB

Germany

Germany expects ‘good’ 2016 vintage despite reduced yields

Germany is looking forward to a “good” 2016 vintage with slightly below-average yields after excellent late summer weather compensated for wet conditions earlier in the season, the German Wine Institute has announced.

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 No Comments »

Top 10 UK beer imports from Europe

With the British Beer & Pub Association releasing their yearly statistics we’re able to show you where in Europe the UK gets the most of its beer from.

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 No Comments »

UK slumps to 14th in beer drinking table

The high duty placed on beer is believed to be behind the UK slipping out of the top 10 of global beer guzzlers.

Monday, September 26th, 2016 No Comments »

Oktoberfest blighted by added security measures

The annual Oktoberfest beer festival is usually known for its free-flowing sense of fun, but this year sees an anxious cloud hanging over it.

Monday, September 19th, 2016 No Comments »

Bayern Munich join Oktoberfest celebrations

Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich enjoyed some beer in their Lederhosen to mark the start of this year’s festival.

Thursday, September 15th, 2016 No Comments »

31 Days of Riesling winners named

The winners of this year’s 31 Days of German Riesling competition have been announced.

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Pub landlord faces jail over ‘Hitler’ wine

A German landlord faces up to three years in prison after police discovered four bottles of “Führer Wine”, carrying labels depicting the Nazi salute, at his pub.

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Loosen: High alcohol ‘doesn’t suit Pinot Noir’

Ernie Loosen, the exuberant Mosel winemaker, has said that he believes New World Pinot Noir shouldn’t have high alcohol levels which can mask its subtle expression and upset “its balance and finesse.”

Monday, September 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Irish beer tax is 10 times higher than Germany and Spain

The Drinks Industry Group of Ireland (DIGI) has today called for the reduction of excise duty on beer after discovering that they pay far more tax on alcohol than the likes of Germany and Spain.

Thursday, September 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Off-Piste builds Hungarian portfolio with new partner

Off-Piste Wines is set to build its portfolio of German and Hungarian wines after taking on the distribution of Binderer St Ursula Weinkellerei from Bibendum PLB.

Thursday, September 1st, 2016 No Comments »

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