Events

Trade fairs

FORUM VINI

The international wine fair where consumers can taste, discover, enjoy and buy. Held in Munich since 1985.

www.forum-vini.de

 

Meininger's FINEST 100 - International Wine Summit

Meininger’s FINEST 100 – International Wine Summit assembles the cream of the wine elite in a stylish setting, for a day of tasting at the very highest level brings together 100 of the world’s best wine producers and 100 of the most prestigious sommeliers and top traders.
www.meiningers-finest-100.com

 

Congresses

GET. IN. Congress

The most important congress for the beverage industry, created by GETRÄNKE ZEITUNG and INSIDE Getränke-Markt-Magazin.

www.get-in-kongress.de
 

 

Meininger's International Wine Conference

Meininger’s International Wine Conference, held the day before ProWein, illumines all facets of the wine market and offers insights into the issues of the moment.

www.meiningers-conference.com

 

Sommelier Summit

The summit of leading German-speaking sommeliers is an interactive and compelling mixture of conference and workshop that takes place in a relaxed atmosphere. Held annually in Deidesheim in the Rhineland Palatinate since 2013.

 

MUNDUS VINI

The Great International Wine Award has ranked among the most world’s prestigious wine competitions, since it was founded in Neustadt an der Weinstraße in 2001. An international jury of experts taste wines from more than 40 countries.

www.mundusvini.com

 

MUNDUS VINI BIOFACH

Due to the growing popularity of organic wines, the Grand International Organic Wine Award has been dedicated to tasting and rating wines from organic production. Founded in 2009.

 

best of riesling

This international competition is the world’s most important Riesling competition. It is held under the auspices of the  Rhineland Palatinate’s Ministry for Environment, Agriculture, Food, Viniculture and Forests.

 

ISW – INTERNATIONAL SPIRITS AWARD

Leading professionals from the spirits industry, including bar tenders and distillers, tastes spirits with the aim of identifying the best spirits and giving them a push. Founded in 2004, the competition tastes around 600 products each year.

www.spirits-award.com

 

Meiningers International Craft Beer Award

To take account of the dynamic development of the craft beer scene, Meininger Verlag launched Germany’s first international craft beer award in 2014.

www.craft-beer-award.com

 

The most sought-after award of the German gastronomy scene is awarded in five different categories every year.

www.fizzz.de

 

Meininger Award "Excellence in wine & spirit"

Present the night before ProWein begins in Düsseldorf, the Meininger Award is awarded each year to outstanding personalities of the national and international wine sector.

 

Competitions

Nachwuchssommelier Wettbewerb

meiningers sommelier organizes the competition for up-and-coming German sommeliers of the year. It operates in partnership with Germany’s leading schools for sommelier education: the wine and sommelier school Coblenz and its branches; the school of hotel management Heidelberg; and IWI Bad Neuenahr and IHK Munich.

 

Roadshows

Since 2013, Meininger Verlag has organized customer events for international wine regions. These events are held in major German cities, and presented to the specialist wine and gastronomy sectors.