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

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.

Reading time: 1m 40s

First VDP Wine Fair Since 2019 - Optimism Despite Enormous Challenges

At the end of April, the VDP.- Verband deutscher Prädikatsweingüter- association of around 200 top German producers held its first fair - the Mainz Weinbörsesince 2019, offering professionals the chance to taste the most recent vintages. Anja Zimmer reports.

Reading time: 4m 10s

Women in Wine: Caroline Diel of Schlossgut Diel

In our April 1st newsletter, we set out an objective. As part of an effort to encourage diversity of every kind in the industry, we will regularly report on, and interview, successful and up-and-coming members of the industry who do not conform to the old white, male stereotype.

Today we start with Caroline Diel of Schlossgut Diel in the Nahe in Germany.

Reading time: 1m 50s

Half full or Half Empty? Selling New World Wines in Germany

New World brands have been important to the German wine market. They anticipated trends and helped to set new stylistic benchmarks. Today, this is only partly true, but the strongest brands are still doing well, as Clemens Gerke discovers.

Reading time: 3m 20s

Wines from German-speaking lands find a new champion

Two Americans are rolling up their sleeves and diving into wines from German-speaking countries, on a mission to tell the world about them. Felicity Carter speaks to Paula Sidore, the co-founder of TRINK magazine.