Press release

Craft Beer Award
16. May 2018 - 10:00

With 1,090 beers submitted, the fifth Meininger’s International Craft Beer Award set a new record for the number of entries. The 84 experts on the international judging panel closely
scrutinised the beers back in April – and the award ceremony was held yesterday in Neustadt’s Saalbau centre. At the ceremony, 90 breweries from Germany and elsewhere were honoured for the quality of their beers.

18. March 2018 - 14:00

Award Ceremony “Best of Show” at the world’s leading wine trade fair ProWein // Boisset named “Best Producer France // Nippozana Riserva named “Best Chianti”

Meininger Award
18. March 2018 - 6:00

This year, too, saw the presentation of international wine awards one day ahead of ProWein in Düsseldorf. The winners are Volker Raumland, Peter Riegel, Marvin R. Shanken, José Luis Muguiro Aznar, the Perrin family, and Philipp Schladerer.

27. February 2018 - 14:30

Kilikanoon and Peñaflor named best producers from abroad // Record number of entries for the six day competition // High-calibre awards ceremony at the world's leading trade fair, the ProWein in Düsseldorf

19. February 2018 - 10:00

More than 6,700 wines from all over the world // Award ceremony at the world’s largest wine trade fair ProWein // 270 international wine experts travel to the Palatinate region

8. February 2018 - 12:30

Italy and Germany produce top organic wines // Schlossgut Hohenbeilstein VDP winery is the best organic wine producer

6. September 2017 - 14:30

153 medals for New World wines // Tremendous variety among the winning wines

30. August 2017 - 11:00

Almost 4,300 wines from 42 countries all over the world in the competition

11. July 2017 - 13:00

The Best Spirits of 2017 announced / 900 spirits in the competition

- 16 spirits received the highest award of Grand Gold
- Château du Tariquet from Armagnac region was named “Producer of the Year“
- Bremer Spirituosen Contor defends the title of “Spirits Importer of the Year“
- The Best German Whiskey is the Stork Club Straight Rye Whiskey

best of riesling
29. June 2017 - 14:00

True masterpieces on the podium / 2,400 Rieslings in the competition