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Return of the London Wine Fair

Despite Brexit and the growth in the number and importance of other wine trade fairs, the one held in the UK capital since 1981 remains a favourite with the industry. Robert Joseph asked its organiser, Hannah Tovey to outline what the 2022 show, which opens on June 7th, has to offer – both to those who visit in person and online.

Reading time: 6m 35s

Engineered Yeast for Custom Wine Flavours? Manage Your Expectations

Yeast can help give wines flavours such as vanilla and raspberry, but more complex flavours are still trickier, and making Trebbiano taste like Sauvignon Blanc is still some way off, as Erika Szymanski of Colorado State University explains.

Reading time: 5m 15s

The miracle in Southern Rhône

Château de Gourdon wine wins “Best of Rhône” at Mundus Vini twice in a row.

Owner Tikveš from North Macedonia shares their story of success.

'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.

Reading time: 2m 10s

Performance Test of Winegrowers' Cooperatives: Germany, France and Italy in Competition

The best winegrowers' cooperatives 2022 from Germany, France and Italy were honoured for their outstanding achievements by Meininger's sister publication WEINWIRTSCHAFT at the Deidesheimer Hof. Clemens Gerke reports.

Reading time: 2m 10s

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.  

Reading time: 5m 50s

Impressions from ProWein 2022

Between joyous reunions and business expectations – most visitors and exhibitors came to terms with the conditions dictated by the pandemic.

Reading time: 3m 30s

 

Rediscovering Spanish Wine

A Report from the Barcelona Wine Week 

More than 650 wineries gathered in Fira Barcelona this April to take part in the second annual Barcelona Wine Week (BWW). Meininger’s met up with exhibitors and experts to talk about what's new in the world of Spanish wine and what trends became apparent at this exhibition.

Reading time: 3m 20s

Touring Austrian Wine Country

Sighting abundant wildlife while hiking undulating vineyard slopes, bicycling past castles alongside sparkling waters, festivals for young and old, and above all, the famous Austrian “Gemütlichkeit” (cosy hospitality) are just a few of the perks to enjoy while touring Austrian wine country.

Devil's Advocate: Unforgettable and Entirely Unmemorable Bottles

Millions of words have been written about wines whose flavours have left a permanent impression on the people who drank them. Robert Joseph spares a thought for all the other bottles whose consumption went unremarked.

Reading time: 2m 40s

Meininger's Trade Fair Program for ProWein

Interesting master classes, exciting awards and varied topics - Meininger Verlag has published its trade show program.

And, of course, in 2022 MUNDUS VINI award-winning wines from the MUNDUS VINI Spring Tasting will be presented again, this time directly opposite in hall 4.

Italy Takes Top Place in MUNDUS VINI

With 413 medals, Italy was once again the most successful nation at Europe’s leading wine competition. Spain follows in second place with 334 awards, with Germany, where the event is hosted taking third with 192 awards.

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Untamed Temper of the South

Surprising new wines from North Macedonia to be tasted at ProWein 2022.

Virtual Product Placement - Your Wine in Their Movie

New AI-powered technology, already being used by Amazon Prime, makes it simple to insert products into movies after they have been edited. What are the implications for wine?

Reading time: 1m 30s

Austria: Well Equipped to Face the Competition

Record export results, a large number of international visitors at VieVinum, and a superb 2021 vintage: Austria is brimming with lots of energy in the world wine market. Sascha Speicher reports.

Reading time: 2m 50s

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