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Challenging Times for ProWein

After many years of being the unassailable giant of wine traded fairs, this year's postponed ProWein was a relatively quiet event, with only 13,000 more visitors than attended Wine Paris/Vinexpo in February when the pandemic was raging far more fiercely. As Robert Joseph reports, the two events are firmly squaring up for a competitive few weeks at the beginning of 2023.

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'Best of Rosé': Rosé Wines of the Year 2022 Awarded at ProWein

Rosé is a trend topic: While the color spectrum of the pink all-rounder could hardly be more multifaceted, its flavor diversity also offers good reason to give the subject well-deserved attention. Sophia Langhäuser and Ilka Lindemann report about the ‘Best of Rosé’ Award.

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Complicated Logistics and Buyers’ Hesitation

At the first ProWein trade fair in three years, the wine industry was experiencing – like every other industry – inflationary costs, a global supply chain crisis and a shortage of dry goods. It is undoubtedly a difficult environment in which to do business, and fairs like ProWein can provide an important opportunity to gain clearer visibility of market pitfalls and find solutions face-to-face. An outlook by winebroker Angelo Cotrone.

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Record Attendance at Meininger Booth

ProWein 2022 Review

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Spain: the Tempranillo Axis

The appellations along the Duero stand for Ribera del Duero, Toro and much more. David Schwarzwälder gives an overview.

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"Great Desire for Trade Shows"

Interview with Michael Degen, Executive Director Trade Fairs of Messe Düsseldorf

MEININGER'S has spoken with Degen about risks for a trade fair in times of a global pandemic, if size matters and if he is afraid of competition. And of course, we discussed the upcoming ProWein, its international focus and digitization issues as well as its biggest challenges.

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Casella Wines’ Vineyards Go On The Market

Australia’s deepening grape over-supply crisis reached new heights this week with the announcement from Casella Family Brands that it was placing 7258ha of its vineyards on the market. Jeni Port tells us the story behind the deal.

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New Start for the Ahr

Meininger has returned to the Ahr wine region nine months after the flood. Although piles of rubble still incite anger, sleeves are rolled up and the focus is firmly on the future. Simon Werner reports what he found there.  

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ProWein 2022: More for Less

ProWein is back with a lot of optimism, a large programme and considerably more space, however, with fewer exhibitors. Alexandra Wrann gives an overview of who, what, where.

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ProWein Special: Germany and Austria

Wine production, bulk wine prices, export data.

Germany and Austria are located in Hall 1, 4 and 5 at ProWein.

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ProWein Special: Italy and Greece 

Wine production, regional split and export data.

Italy and Greece are located in Hall 15, 16 and 17 at ProWein.

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ProWein Special: Spain and Portugal

Wine production, consumption and export data.

Spain and Portugal are located in Halls 13 and 14 at ProWein.

Reading time: 1m 30s

ProWein Special: France

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Wine production and export data.

France is located in Halls 9, 10 and 11 at ProWein.

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ProWein Special: Central- and Eastern Europe

Wine production, export data, consequences of the Russian war.

Eastern Europe is located in Hall 11 at ProWein.

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ProWein Special: New World

Wine production and export data.

USA, Argentina, Chile, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa at Pro Wein (Hall 12).

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