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Friday 25 April 2014


Rare Nazi wine to be sold at auction

Two rare bottles of “Führerwein”, made on the orders of Adolf Hitler, are set to go under the hammer at an auction in Glasgow.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 2 Comments »

Henkell gets new look and launches Viola

Henkell has repackaged its German fizz and tweaked its style to capitalise on the expanding market for sparkling wine in Europe.

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 No Comments »

101-year-old message in a beer bottle discovered

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.

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Brewery boss killed by avalanche

The boss of the German Augustiner Brewery has been killed in an avalanche while skiing in the Canadian province of British Columbia.

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 1 Comment »

ProWein hails ‘transformative’ exhibition

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”.

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine and Opera part 8: La Damnation de Faust

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”.

Friday, March 21st, 2014 No Comments »

ProWein 2014: The shape of things to come

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.

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 No Comments »

ProWein 2014: Things to do in Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf may not be particularly pretty but there’s still much to do if you need a break from all the tasting

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 No Comments »

ProWein 2014: Top tips for visitors

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.

Monday, March 17th, 2014 No Comments »

How to make the most of ProWein

We asked seven drinks industry professionals attending ProWein how they plan to make the most out of this year’s fair.

Friday, March 14th, 2014 No Comments »

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