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Tuesday 29 July 2014

Germany

Road floods with 1000s of litres of beer

A German motorway was left flooded with thousands of litres of beer on Monday when a truck carrying several hundred crates toppled over.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Brazen thieves steal 10 truck loads of beer

A gang of thieves broke into a German warehouse and stole £1.7million worth of beer, enough to fill 10 trucks, while the country was celebrating its World Cup victory.

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Germany v Brazil pub offer backfires

An Irish pub was left dry as a bone after offering a price slash on Erdinger beer for every time Germany scored in their World Cup semi-final clash with Brazil.

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Moselland appoints new CEO

Moselland eG, one of Germany’s largest winegrowing cooperatives, has appointed a new chief executive.

Thursday, June 19th, 2014 No Comments »

German brewers force fracking limits

Following strong lobbying from Germany’s brewers’ association, the government is to tighten laws on fracking to protect water sources for beer production.

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 2 Comments »

Iconic German Pinot producer dies

Bernhard Huber, one of Germany’s leading Pinot Noir producers, has died aged 55 following a two year battle with cancer.

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 No Comments »

German beer contaminated with plastic

Invading plastic particles have been identified in a number of German beers threatening the country’s historic beer purity laws.

Friday, June 6th, 2014 No Comments »

HDH lines up historic Chicago sale

Hart Davis Hart has announced the largest sale in its history, spanning “unique” offerings from France, Italy, Germany and the US to take place in Chicago at the end of the month.

Friday, June 6th, 2014 No Comments »

30 days of Riesling to hit HK

Wines of Germany’s “Riesling Weeks” is coming back to Hong Kong but this time will run for the whole of June.

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Schildknecht leaves Wine Advocate

The Wine Advocate’s long-standing German and Austrian wine reviewer, David Schildknecht, is leaving to be replaced by Stephan Reinhardt.

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 No Comments »

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