Wines of South Africa is to have its biggest ever presence at ProWein this year in what has been dubbed a “landmark” year.
The Champagne Lounge at ProWein 2014 has doubled in size and will include half of the Champagne producers exhibiting at the fair.
Bonhams’ latest sale saw high demand for German wines with many lots exceeding their high estimates.
Two men set fire to a shop in western Germany after its shop assistant told them it did not stock Becks Gold beer.
Sales of beer in Germany dropped for a seventh year in 2013 – their lowest since 1989.
Despite celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, ProWein is holding back further expansion until next year when there will be major changes to the show.
German brewers have called on Angela Merkel’s government to block plans to “frack” shale gas reserves over concerns it could taint the purity of the country’s beer.
A series of adverts to promote Guinness during the Berlin 1936 Olympic Games have come to light.
Beer prices in Germany will rise slightly following a €100 million fine levied on the country’s biggest brewers due to price fixing.
The German beer ration and how alcohol stopped Ludendorff’s spring offensive towards the end of WW1.
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