Building a National Wine Brand

With over 60 countries represented at ProWein, the challenge facing less well-known ones like Moldova, is how to make their voices heard. Meininger's associate editor, Robert Joseph takes part in a discussion at ProWein.

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Meininger Verlag at ProWein

Meininger Verlag has prepared an extensive programme in Halls 1 and 4. In addition to master classes at the stand in Hall 4, there will be two tasting zones, one featuring award winners from the MUNDUS VINI wine competition, and the other in the new World of Zero section. And of course, the Meininger International Conference on Sustainability and the Meininger's Award both take place on the eve of the fair.

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"ProWein Visitors Are All in Good Spirits!"

Georg Robens has been driving a taxi for eight years, including in big cities like Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt - and Düsseldorf. He knows the traffic around ProWein - and shares his tips and experiences. 

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ProWein: Two Decades of Growth

Since its launch in 1994, space, exhibitor and visitor numbers have all grown dramatically.

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Meininger's International Wine Conference: Different Concepts of Sustainability

Organic viticulture? Or a zero-carbon footprint? Biodiversity or social sustainability? These crucial topics and the best ways to combine them with economic sustainability, will be addressed at Meininger's International Wine Conference on Sustainability to be held on 18 March Dusseldorf.

Wine Paris: Not Yet International, But Certainly a Success…

Wine Paris, the first major international wine fair of 2023 was a success. A total of 36,324 people from 150 different countries attended, with a large majority from France.

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End-consumer Event at Vinexpo in Asia and the US

Vinexposium, one of the world's leading trade fair organisers for wine and spirits, and Bettane+Desseauve, known for one of the largest French wine guides and founder of the consumer tasting event "Le Grand Tasting" in Paris, will be working together in future.

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More Diversity and the Search For More Profits — Inside Barcelona Wine Week 2023

Barcelona Wine Week is a three-day event that offers wine lovers and members of the trade the chance to get to grips with Spanish wine. Sergey Panov reports on what’s happening in Spain in 2023.

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Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris on Track for Growth

From 13 to 15 February 2023, Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris will once again open its doors as the first major wine and spirits fair of the year. While the exhibition is dominated by French exhibitors and visitors, international participation is growing. Iris Trenkner-Panwitz reports.

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ProWein Wants to go Back to the Future

More than 6,000 exhibitors so far. 2019 is our benchmark," said Michael Degen at the ProWein Media Summit, where the ProWein Business Report was presented. 

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Organic Wine Fair Bounces Back

France’s leading organic fair, Millésime Bio celebrated a 30th edition in Montpellier this week that was as successful as the 2019 one before the interruption of the pandemic.

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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.

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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.

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World's Biggest Natural Wine Fair

Natural wine is no longer seen as a fad. As the quality has improved a growing number of restaurants and retailers are now listing at least a few orange wines, Pet Nats and zero-SO2 examples. The la Dive Bouteille fair in Saumur in the Loire claims to be the biggest natural wine event in the world, and showcases wines from France and elsewhere.

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Don’t Miss Out on World of Zero

Meininger Verlag, in cooperation with Messe Düsseldorf, will, for the first time, offer the opportunity to present de-alcoholised still and sparkling wines in the central tasting zone in Hall 1 of ProWein 2023.