Comeback 2024: Finest Spirits 2.0 

Finest Spirits, the successful annual spirits fair hosted by Meininger Verlag is taking a break in 2023 but plans for 2024 are in full swing.

Reading time: 55s

Sustainability from A to Z

What is the first image that comes to mind when you think of wine and sustainability? Healthy vineyards with lots of cover crops, flowers, bees, chirping birds. Is that all? By Alexandra Wrann.

Sustainability Reloaded: Meininger's International Wine Conference

There are many different ways to look at sustainability. Even if one only considers the environment, there are no easy answers. There is, for example, little point in growing grapes organically if the winery is heated by fossil fuels and the wine is sold in heavy glass bottles. All this and more will be discussed at the Meininger's International Wine Conference, where a panel of experts will consider the challenges of combining environmental and economic sustainability. Come and be part of the discussion.

ProWein 2023: More Than 6,000 Exhibitors Expected

Australia, New Zealand and South Africa are coming back to Düsseldorf. After registrations closed, the trade fair reported that more than 6,000 exhibitors from more than 60 countries were registered for ProWein 2023, taking place from 19-21 March in Düsseldorf.

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"Great Desire for Trade Shows"

Interview with Michael Degen, Executive Director Trade Fairs of Messe Düsseldorf

MEININGER'S has spoken with Degen about risks for a trade fair in times of a global pandemic, if size matters and if he is afraid of competition. And of course, we discussed the upcoming ProWein, its international focus and digitization issues as well as its biggest challenges.

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ProWein 2022: More for Less

ProWein is back with a lot of optimism, a large programme and considerably more space, however, with fewer exhibitors. Alexandra Wrann gives an overview of who, what, where.

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Culinary Excellence in Düsseldorf

From hip wine bars to authentic Japanese and creative modern gastronomy, it's all on offer in Dusseldorf. You just have to know where to look. Wolfgang Fassbender offers an insider's handy ProWein guide.

Reading time: 9m 15s 

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.

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