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Germany: VDP – upcoming events

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WINE WEEKEND IN BERLIN

5 September 2010, Wine & Art: 70 Galleries • 200 VDP Growers • 1,000 Wines in the vicinity of the “Museum Island

6 September 2010, Premiere Grosses Gewächs in Berlin

6 September 2010, Grand ceremony honoring the VDP’s 100th birthday in the Berliner Dom and following the ceremony, there is a birthday party.

WINE & ART, 5 September 2010

– Berlin art scene is stylish backdrop for VDP centennial celebration

– Tastings in more than 70 of Berlin’s most interesting art galleries

– A first: All VDP wine estates to participate at “Wine & Art”, More…

For registration please contact a.putze@vdp.de

PREMIERE GROSSES GEWÄCHS, 6 September 2010

The annual Grosses Gewächs premiere in the state office of Baden-Württemberg in Berlin. Berlin provides the opportunity to sample the entire range of these top wines, just days after their official market release (1 September). More…
Trade visitors only – to register please contact a.putze@vdp.de

CEREMONY AND PARTY: 100 YEARS IN THE SIGN OF THE “VDP EAGLE”, 6 September 2010

You are cordially invited to attend the grand ceremony honoring the VDP’s 100th birthday in the Berliner Dom [cathedral], Berlin. The program will feature various aspects of the fine arts, ranging from traditional to avant-garde, to mark the turning point of the VDP as it embarks on its next century. Following the ceremony, there is a birthday party in the Restaurant Gendarmerie on Gendarmenmarkt. To register please contact a.putze@vdp.de

VDP AUCTION WEEKEND

23 September 2010, Masterpieces of Mosel, Wine Presentation, Trier

24 September 2010, 122. Auction Grosser Ring VDP-Mosel-Saar-Ruwer at Europahalle Trier

25 September 2010, Auction VDP Rheingau at Kloster Eberbach Eltville

26 September 2010, Auction VDP-Nahe-Ahr at Römerhalle Bad Kreuznach

26 September 2010, Premiere Grosses Gewächs at Kloster Eberbach Eltville

MASTERPIECES OF THE MOSEL, 23 SEPTEMBER 2010

The annual wine presentation of Grosser Ring VDP Mosel-Saar-Ruwer presents about 250 great Mosel wines of the outstanding 2009 vintage. More…

VDP CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION AUTUMN AUCTIONS – 24, 25 and 26 SEPTEMBER 2010

As part of their centennial celebrations, the VDP (Prädikat Wine Estates) will conduct three auctions of fine wines and rarities during the last weekend of September 2010. More…

PREMIERE GROSSES GEWÄCHS KLOSTER EBERBACH, RHEINGAU, 26 SEPTEMBER 2010

In the lay brothers’ dormitory of  the venerable Rheingau monastery Kloster Eberbach: Grosse Gewächse (great growths), the Grands Crus of Germany, of vintage 2009 (white wines) and 2008 (red wines) will be presented. Visitors can sample the rarities of tomorrow in their earliest stage of development. More…
For registration please contact  a.putze@vdp.de

VDP ON THE INTERNET

  • Gary Vaynerchuk nerds it up with some very interesting and high end Rieslings from Germany. Click here…
  • “In Germany, Riesling is King” by Nan Hie. Click here…

Did you know that VDP has a fan page on Facebook and a Twitter channel!? We do! If you become a Facebook fan and/or Twitter follower, you’ll be able get up-to-the-minute news, information on events, photos and VDP-related stories in German and in English. Become a fan @ Facebook! Or follow us on Twitter!

VDP WORLD WIDE ON TOUR

  • Singapur: Wine for Asia, – 28 to 29 October 2010
  • Italien: Meraner Weinfestival – 6 to 8 November 2010
  • Japan: Wine tasting  in Tokio – 5 November 2010

Details will follow in one of our the next newsletters.

VDP CALLS FOR PROTECTION OF GERMAN WINE CULTURAL HERITAGE

In conjunction with the initiative against the “high Mosel bridge” project in the middle Mosel region, the national association of German Prädikat wine producers, VDP, is calling for political action to secure the existence of the nation’s finest vineyard sites. In taking this position the VDP, which represents some 200 of Germany’s most renowned wine estates, is acting on behalf of its members with vineyard holdings in Bernkastel, Graach, Wehlen, Zeltingen, and Ürzig. They see the extension of highway B50 along the ridge of some of the world’s most famous Riesling vineyards and the huge concrete bridge across the Mosel as a threat to the existence of their vineyards. More…

Source: Michael Apitz from Series „13“.

INTERNATIONAL PRESS REPORTS

Articel and Blog Posting on www.WineSpectator.com

Newcomers to German wines might be best served by putting down their Deutsch dictionary and simply looking for an eagle clutching grapes on the label. Click here …
Germany’s VDP Celebrates 100 Years of Quality, Click here…
Note: Some content on WineSpectator.com is available to members only

Blog Posting on www.schiller-wine.blogspot.com

The VDP had organized a party at the foot of the Johannisberg vineyard, where a selection of VDP wines from the Rheingau were served. Click here…

7 pages in a  Wine Magazine in China Click here…

VDP WINE WEEKS – 4 to 18 SEPTEMBER

14 days VDP wines will be presented in the wineries.

All events you can find in our calender (German only)

LATEST ACHIEVEMENTS

+++ IWSC LONDON 2009: Weingut Schmitt’s Kinder (Randersacker, Franken) for the second time: „German Wine Producer of the Year“ +++ The following VDP estates received „Gold“ for their luscious sweet wines: Juliusspital, Horst Sauer, Schmitt`s Kinder (all Franken region), Reichsrat von Buhl, Bergdolt-St. Lamprecht (both Pfalz region), Schloss Vollrads (Rheingau region) und Dr. Wagner (Mosel region) and Ratzenberger (Mittelrhein region) +++ “THE TIMES” TOP 100 WINTER WINES: Weingut Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt: 2008 Riesling trocken, category „under 12 Pounds“ +++ WINE SPECTATOR: 3 German VDP Rieslings among the top 7 wines of the world vintage 2007 +++ The highest rating of vintage 2007 is 98 points. Three of the seven wines were produced by VDP estates: Heymann Löwenstein, August Kesseler, Weingüter Wegeler – Gutshaus Bernkastel +++ VINORDIC WINE CHALLENGE +++ Gold and Silver for Rielsing from Schloss Johannisberg +++PARKER ENOBLES GERMAN WINES +++ first time that german dry white wines crack the 95-Points +++
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Ein Kommentar zu “Germany: VDP – upcoming events”

  1. Gourmet says:

    Danke für die Zusammenfassung.
    Gruß vom Gourmet,
    Dirk

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