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Tuesday 17 January 2017 loc: GB


German fine wine sales ‘incredible’, says Justerini

In what may be a surprise to many in the trade, sales of German wine in 2016 have been “incredible”, according to fine wine merchant Justerini & Brooks.

Thursday, January 5th, 2017 No Comments »

China’s alcohol imports grew in 2016

China’s imported alcoholic beverages continue to grow in the first 11 months of last year, with spirits imports registering positive growths in both volume and value.

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 No Comments »

Three jailed over €23m beer smuggling operation

Three men have been jailed after customs authorities smashed an illegal operation that had hundreds of truck loads of beer smuggled into the UK to be sold on the black market.

Friday, December 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Intervitis organisers pleased with expanded concept

The organisers of the ‘Intervitis Interfructa Hortitechnica’ fair in Stuttgart have expressed their satisfaction with this year’s expanded show.

Monday, December 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Wines of Germany toasts Riesling Weeks success

At this year’s Hong Kong International Wine and Spirits Fair, Wines of Germany announced the winners of its month-long trade campaign in Hong Kong.

Thursday, November 17th, 2016 No Comments »

US brewery resurrects Iron Age ‘braggot’

A brewery in the US has teamed up with an archaeologist to recreate a 2,500 year-old Iron Age German mead.

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 No Comments »

Germany wine body rewards innovative tech

The German Winegrowers Association has announced the winners of its viticulture Innovation Awards.

Friday, October 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Von Kesselstatt winemaker dies

Annegret Reh-Gartner, owner and winemaker at Mosel estate Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt, has died aged 61.

Thursday, October 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Man has ear sliced off during Oktoberfest

A man has lost his ear during a shock knife attack at Oktoberfest this weekend.

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016 No Comments »

Markus Molitor acquires Saar winery

German winemaker Markus Molitor has acquired the old state winery, Domäne Serrig, on the Saar river.

Monday, October 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

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