This year's ProWein fair put an exclamation point on 25 successful years of trade fair history at Messe Düsseldorf. Starting with a ceremonial ribbon cutting by German Minister for Agriculture Julia Klöckner, the three-day show (17–19 March) further solidified its position as the world's leading trade fair of its kind.
This year’s ProWein in Düsseldorf (17-19 March 2019) will be the 25th edition, a real anniversary! Just like in 2018, I decided to identify which wine makers from Wine Spectator’s Top 100 Wines of 2018 will be present at this year’s event.
Today I went to my first ever live stand-up comedy show. I was lucky to snatch up a ticket to the first show of the great Bill Burr, who started his “Going 50” European Tour. No spoilers ahead.
Last Sunday we decided to check out Möhnesee again. Previously I visited the Moehne Reservoir during Winter (January of 2017), but this time we drove to the middle part of the lake (Körbecke).
18 to 20 March saw the international wine and spirit industries get together at ProWein in Düsseldorf. Over 6,870 exhibitors from 64 countries provided a unique global overview of the current wine and spirits ranges. Over 60,000 trade visitors made use of this platform to place orders and gather information.
I was able to find the producers of 35 wines from Wine Spectator’s Top 100 Wines of 2017 attending ProWein 2018 Düsseldorf. Here's a list with their coordinates.
Work on the castle started around 1130 and from then on the Dukes of Berg lived here for several centuries, all the while constantly enlarging their sphere of influence. By the end of the fifteenth century their successors ruled over huge areas of what is now North Rhine Westphalia!
During 15-18 June 2017 Heveney Harbor at Kemnader See was the host of a “Vikings & Knights” festival organized by Sündenfrei®. Battle reenactments, medieval-themed clothes, drinks and food.
Vischering Castle (German: Burg Vischering) in Lüdinghausen, North Rhine-Westphalia is the most typical moated castle in the Münster region of Germany. The castle consists of outer defensive courtyard, defensive gateways, moat, drawbridge, main building and chapel.
The Westerwinkel Castle is one of the earliest Baroque castles in Westphalia and was built in the middle of the 17th century. It is completely surrounded by a golf-club with the same name.