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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.