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Wednesday 20 August 2014

Germany

Germans drink up to celebrate World Cup

Germans have been toasting the success of their football heroes, reversing a generation-long decline in beer sales to see a 4.4% jump in the year to July.

Monday, August 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Amathus staff get naked for Riesling

Taking the celebration of Wines of Germany’s 31 Days of German Riesling campaign to new heights, staff at Amathus have been getting naked in honour of the grape.

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 No Comments »

‘Daring’ Jägermeister TV ad banned

Jägermeister’s first ever UK TV advert has been banned after it was deemed to encourage “tough” or “daring” behaviour.

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 No Comments »

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 »

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