Do Agglomerate Corks Make Wines Astringent?

Meininger's publishes academic papers in the interest of sharing knowledge within the industry and sparking debate. We welcome responses and submissions.
 

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Ukraine: Wine During Wartime

Ukraine has recently begun to rediscover its winemaking, receiving international recognition, obtaining ever higher marks at international competitions. However, all these challenges were nothing compared to the problems, which Ukrainian winemakers face due to the Russian invasion and war, which started in February 2022. Guest article by Jenia Nikolaichuk, Ukrainian wine expert and Andrii Tarasov (Hochschule Geisenheim University).

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Blockchain’s Potential in the Wine Industry

An all-day forum presented various blockchain applications and their relevance to marketing. Michael Paul Kramer offers us a look to the most inspiring research and developments to come.

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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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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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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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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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