Visitor numbers and beer consumption both fell at this year’s Oktoberfest organisers reported.
Germans drink the most beer per head of any major economy in the world, although their consumption is falling rapidly, research has shown.
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.
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.
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.
A Bavarian beer hall has been transformed into an emergency camp for Middle Eastern refugees.
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.
Wine producer Australian Vintage is stepping up its European ambitions with the creation of a new business manager post.
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.
The historic Blue Nun brand is stepping up efforts to target modern wine consumers with the launch of three new sparkling expressions.
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