Guilty Pleasure Blog ProWein 2015
ProWein 2015 (From 15 to 17 March) - Düsseldorf, Germany
by stasa cafuta trcek (text and photo)
Feeling: Extra Positive!
Statistics of this year's 22nd ProWein:Feeling: extra positive! 5,970 exhibitors (mostly Wineries, but also Destileries) from 50 countries. The fair hosted for 7% more visitors than last year, 52,000 from 123 countries. ProWein is number 1 among the Wine festivals and fairs, the proof for that is also this year's novelty – completely new placement in the biggest part of facility in Dusseldorf - 9 big halls, each around 5,000 square meters. After success in Dusseldorf and Shanghai ProWein is now moving to Singapore. »We are happy to have Slovenians under 'the same roof' this year. Speaking about professional public, we know that competition is big but it is good that we are present to introduce Slovenia as a great Wine Country where Winemaking is strong economic field. Winemakers attended few meetings and hosted many 'by chance' visitors.« told us Danilo Steyer. Members of Association of Family Winemakers and Winegrowers of Slovenia presented their wines on a joint stand in Hall 15.
Present Wineries: Istenič, Bajnof, Vina Zajc, Marof, Joannes Protner,Mulec, Steyer vina, Sisi, Tilia, Sutor, Guerila, Marjan Simčič, Ščurek vino, Erzetič Višnjevik, Vina Ronk, Kristančič iz Medane, Vina Blažič, Čarga 1767 inEdi Simčič. Od velikih pa: Dveri Pax, Ptujska klet, Vinakoper, Radgonske gorice, KZ Metlika, Klet Goriška Brda, Vinakras. Samostojno so se predstavili: Kogl, P&F Jeruzalem Ormož, Verus ter Palmieri.
Sauvignon 2013, 13.5%, dry, Langmann, Weststeiermark, Austria
White Carignan Reserve 2013, 14.5%, dry, Recanati Winery, Judean Hills, Israel
Pinot Noir 2012, dry, Black Stallion Estate Winery, Nappa, USA
Viognier Reserve 2012, 14%, dry, Creekside Wine, Ontario, Canada