Tag: Germany

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    ProWein 2019 Düsseldorf: Photos & Impressions

    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.

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    Wine Spectator Top 100 Wines at ProWein 2019 Düsseldorf

    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.

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    Warm Sunday at Möhnesee (Möhne Lake)

    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).

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    ProWein 2018 Düsseldorf: Photos & Impressions

    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.

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    Schloss Burg – Solingen, Germany

    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!

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    Museum Burg Vischering – Lüdinghausen, Germany

    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.

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    Westerwinkel Castle – Ascheberg, Germany

    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.

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    Schloss Nordkirchen – Versailles of Westphalia

    Schloss Nordkirchen is a palace situated in the town of Nordkirchen in the state of North Rhine Westphalia, Germany. The schloss was largely built between 1703 and 1734 and is known as the “Versailles of Westphalia” since it is the largest of the fully or partly moated Wasserschlösser in that region.

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    LWL – Freilichtmuseum Hagen, Germany

    The Hagen Westphalian Open-Air Museum (German: LWL-Freilichtmuseum Hagen – Westfälisches Landesmuseum für Handwerk und Technik; English: “LWL Open-air Museum Hagen – Westphalian State Museum for Craft and Technics”) is a museum at Hagen in the southeastern Ruhr area, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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