The year 2017 was catastrophic for vintners - on average 25% crop failure, some vintners were hit even harder. Then 2018 was a record hot summer, which also taught some farmers the meaning of fear - the rain didn’t come and no amount of watering was going to replace it. However - only very young vines without deep roots were affected - in the end, the fear of another crop failure was unfounded. After a good harvest it is now time to take a look at the trends concerning wine.
The department store of the future - Surfing, Shopping, Savoring
Surfing in the mall, sounds unbelievable? But is isn’t - The shopping center of the future is not just a fashion heaven, but also an experience world. Action and fashion for young and old, a wide culinary offer and the latest technology make the customer king. We visited the L&T in Osnabruck to take a look at the latest retail trends.
The latest trend in the catering scene is called ‘zero-waste’. Konstantin Henrich, proprietor of the Stairs Bar in Berlin shows us how, as the owner of a bar, to not only greatly reduce the garbage you produce, but also how to make a fancy drink out of it.
Winery has a lot to do with levels. Residual sugar, alcohol content, price – there are certain levels that better not be too high if the wine is meant to please the general public. When growing wine, however, high levels are indeed an advantage – it may mean more work – but it pays off, especially when experts at the ProWein taste what has descended from an altitude of 1200m to Düsseldorf on the Rhine.