Guilty Pleasure Blog ProWein 2012

Düsseldorf ProWein 2012 (From 4 to 6 March)

by stasa cafuta trcek (text and photo)

Green & Fair Trade are In

ProWein 2012 brought together 3,930 exhibitors from some 50 countries and considerably more than 40,000 trade visitors from throughout the world. Trade visitors and exhibitors once again underlined the importance of ProWein as leading international orders fair. A total of over 80% of visitors are directly involved in purchase decision-making. In addition to the great international flair at the event the expertise of visitors also confirmed ProWein as the decision-makers fair. Wine business was also looking increasingly to organic cultivation and sustainability, that’s why, organizers added new Hall, focused on organic wines & some of the winemaker’s emphasis Fair Trade production. This year 28 Slovenian winemakers were presented in the biggest extent ever.

On the show were TOP Slovenian wine makers:

Valdhuber, Steyer, Joannes Protner, Burja, Tilia, Edi Simčič, Grabner,Guerila, Marjan Simčič, Ščurek, Černe, Korenika Moškon, Santomas, Doppler, Mulec, Dveri pax, Zlati Grič, Ptujska klet, Vinakras, Vinakoper, P&F Jeruzalem Ormož, Marof, Vipava 1894, Radgonske gorice, Vinska klet Goriška Brda, Verus, Kogl, Kupljen.


    • Junge Heide (Lehm), Grüner Veltliner – Reserve 2011, dry, 14%, Weingut Hess, Weinviertel DAC, Austria

    • Riesling Mons Gradus 2011, dry, 12,5%, Heinz Schneider, Mosel, Germany

    • Riesling Altenberg de Bergheim, Grand cru 2005, dry, 13% Gustave Lorentz, Alzace, France

The next ProWein will be from 24 to 26 March 2013.