16th Meiningers International Spirits Award ISW in 2019: BOAR Gin named Gin of the Year // Gin secures its top position in the competition // Best spirits acknowledged in a variety of categories
Best of Riesling 2019: Meininger Verlag selects the top 125 Rieslings of the year
Meininger Verlag and the viticulture minister of Rhineland-Palatinate, Dr Volker Wissing, today honoured 125 national and international vineyards for their finest Rieslings. A total of 2,445 wines from 14 countries were entered in the world’s largest Riesling competition.
The Störtebeker Braumanufaktur is the National Craft Brewer of the Year // The International Craft Brewer of the Year award went to Doppelleu Boxer from Switzerland // Noticeable increase in the number of entries for barrel-aged and alcohol-free beers
Record participation in the Meininger’s International Craft Beer Award tasting competition // More than 1,200 beers entered // Beer sommelier and journalist Mareike Hasenbeck joins management board
Nosio SPA Gruppo Mezzacorona receives Best Italian Producer award. Les Domaines Paul Mas wins Best French Producer.
Christof Queisser, Rotkäppchen-Mumm, is Wine Entrepreneur of the Year.
Australia number one in overseas category // Kilikanoon Wines and Bodegas Salentein crowned best overseas wineries // Over 300 wines win awards
Around 7,200 wines from all over the world // Tasting debut for wines from China // 260 international experts assess the entries
A new record: Fattoria La Vialla has been named the best organic wine producer (international) for the fifth time; the Schwarztrauber winery named best organic wine producer (national) for the fourth time
New World wines come up trumps // Australia the most successful overseas contender // Casella Family Brands and Delicato Family Vineyards nominated the most successful producers