Sparkling Wine in Austria: It's a Matter of Taste

Origin is often touted as an important quality feature for sparkling wine. Whether Austrian consumers also see it that way was investigated in a study at the University of Applied Sciences Burgenland. Bettina König, Christian Pfeiffer and Marcus Wieschhoff report.

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Research: Wine Against Stress?

A Greek intervention study investigates the effect of alcohol on oxidative stress. The results are interesting, even though only 64 patients were studied. 

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Prizes for young scientists at In Vino Analytica Scientia in Neustadt, Germany

At the In Vino Analytica Scientia (IVAS) conferences, young scientists in wine analysis are regularly awarded prizes by a panel of experts. This year, four young scientists received an award for their outstanding work.

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Devil's Advocate - Building Bridges with Academics

Wine professionals and wine business researchers have inhabited very similar bubbles. Robert Joseph suggests that they ought to get together.

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What is a ‘Fine Wine’?

Interest in the Fine Wine Market seems to be at an all-time high if you look at the amount of investment as well as the attention the sector has attracted of late. In a series of articles, we will look at its various aspects, hear from different stakeholders and take a peek at where it may be heading. Isabel Kottmann, Jochen Heussner, Nikolay Chashchinov and Jon H. Hanf from Geisenheim University have 1001 questions.

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The View from Geisenheim: Sustainable Wine Tourism

Results of a worldwide survey

Why doing a survey on wine tourism and sustainability? Both topics have a huge economic importance and both have further potential. Wine tourism is a fast-growing market. Sustainability is one of the challenges we need to solve most urgently. In a joint study, Prof. Dr. Gergely Szolnoki, Dr. Maximilian Tafel and Anne-Christin Stelter (Hochschule Geisenheim University) as well as Niklas Ridoff and Calle Nilsson (WineTourism.com) bring these two aspects together and asked how to implement sustainable wine tourism successfully.

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In Vino Analytica Scientia 2022

Germany hosts international wine research conference for the first time.

From 3 to 7 July 2022, around 250 wine scientists from 15 nations and five continents will meet in Neustadt an der Weinstraße to discuss the latest findings in wine research.

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The View from Geisenheim: The Challenges Facing Wine Education

Non-University Education Programs

Wine education has evolved considerably over the last 20 years. Prof. Dr. Gergely Szolnoki and Beth Kaczmarek of Geisenheim University interviewed wine educators from across the globe to capture an understanding of their approach and the challenges they face when teaching wine.

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