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Friday 9 October 2015


Oktoberfest sees numbers slump

Visitor numbers and beer consumption both fell at this year’s Oktoberfest organisers reported.

Monday, October 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Germans still top the beer drinking table

Germans drink the most beer per head of any major economy in the world, although their consumption is falling rapidly, research has shown.

Thursday, October 1st, 2015 No Comments »

2015 Mosel harvest on a knife-edge

The 2015 harvest in the Mosel has the potential to be great, but inclement weather is raising slight concerns that it will fall short of expectations.

Monday, September 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Mosel TBA smashes auction record

Egon Müller’s 2003 Scharzhofberger Trockenbeerenauslese smashed records last week when it sold for €12,000 a bottle at the VDP Prädikat wine auction in Trier.

Monday, September 21st, 2015 No Comments »

31 Days of Riesling winners announced

A St Andrews wine shop and one of Gordon Ramsay’s restaurants have been named the winners of this year’s 31 Days of German Riesling.

Friday, September 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Bavarian beer tent becomes refugee camp

A Bavarian beer hall has been transformed into an emergency camp for Middle Eastern refugees.

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Thieves steal 1,000 beer bottle caps

Police are appealing for witnesses after a strange theft saw over 1,000 beer bottle caps stolen, but the beer in the bottles had been left untouched.

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Australian Vintage sharpens European focus

Wine producer Australian Vintage is stepping up its European ambitions with the creation of a new business manager post.

Friday, August 14th, 2015 No Comments »

On this day 1704…Marlborough fights at Blenheim

The town of Blenheim in the famous winemaking province of Marlborough were named after a general and the battle he fought in Germany on this day in 1704.

Thursday, August 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Blue Nun adds modern sparkle

The historic Blue Nun brand is stepping up efforts to target modern wine consumers with the launch of three new sparkling expressions.

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 No Comments »

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