Two rare bottles of “Führerwein”, made on the orders of Adolf Hitler, are set to go under the hammer at an auction in Glasgow.
Henkell has repackaged its German fizz and tweaked its style to capitalise on the expanding market for sparkling wine in Europe.
A message cast adrift in a beer bottle in the Baltic 101 years ago has been found and the descendant of the sender tracked down.
The boss of the German Augustiner Brewery has been killed in an avalanche while skiing in the Canadian province of British Columbia.
ProWein 2014 welcomed an increase number of visitors this year in a show its organisers said had, “transformed…Düsseldorf into the international wine capital of the world”.
Faust bargains his soul to the devil and a trip to a German pub begins the first of several diabolical episodes in Berlioz’s version of the “Damnation of Faust”.
As ProWein turns 20 this year, it commissioned Wine Intelligence to examine what the driving forces in the wine world will be in the next 20 years.
Düsseldorf may not be particularly pretty but there’s still much to do if you need a break from all the tasting
ProWein is a jungle and only the experienced and well prepared will survive. From booking hotels early to helpful organisation apps, see the best ways to get through ProWein 2014 in one piece.
We asked seven drinks industry professionals attending ProWein how they plan to make the most out of this year’s fair.
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