17 - 19 Mar 2019 Düsseldorf Stand location: Hall 9, Stand F06
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Düsseldorf
Stand location: Hall 9, Stand F06

Connect with producers, taste wines seeking distribution, discover the latest releases and explore new opportunities.

Considered Europe’s most important wine event, ProWein is a three day trade fair, which takes place every year in Düsseldorf in Germany. Wine Australia returns to ProWein this year, with a large stand in the middle of the New World hall.

With more than 500 wines from 83 producers, tasting events every day, ample meeting space, a wine bar and happy hours, the Wine Australia stand is the place to be at ProWein.

For more information about ProWein, please email Camilla Coste at europe@wineaustralia.com

17 - 19 Mar 2019
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Hall 9, Stand F06, Messe Düsseldorf
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Join us at ProWein 2019

Wine Australia's stand is located in Hall 9, Stand F06.

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On-stand tasting booklet

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Program of activities

Sunday 17 March

11:00 - 11:30am Fabulous Fizz from Australia

Presented by
Thomas Curtius

Where: Wine Australia Hall 9, Stand F02

Aussie sparkling stars are shining brighter than ever. From cool climate, high altitude and coastal regions and exuding purity, elegance and complexity, Australian sparkling wines are challenging the best in the world. Taste and see why.

Fabelhaft Prickelndes aus Australien

Australische Schaumweine leuchten heller als je zuvor. Aus kühlem Klima, von Höhenlagen und mit strahlender Reinheit, Eleganz und Komplexität fordern sie die Besten der Welt heraus. Probieren und erfahren Sie warum.

1:00pm - 2:00pm The Wine Bar: Taste & Talk (Off the beaten track and Green Australia)

Presented by
Wine Australia

Where: Wine Australia Hall 9, Stand F06

Visitors can pop by The Wine Bar anytime for a free-pour tasting, or visit between 1:00pm – 2:00pm for a tutored tasting.

The Wine Bar in the middle of the Wine Australia stand is the place for great wine and great conversation. Hosted by the Wine Australia team, at The Wine Bar you’ll make new discoveries, taste regional diversity and hear the stories behind the wines.

Die Wine Bar ist der Ort für guten Wein und gute Gespräche. Unter Anleitung des Wine Australia Teams machen Sie hier neue Entdeckungen, probieren Sie regionale Vielfalt und hören Sie die Geschichten hinter den Weinen.

2:00pm - 2:30pm Evolution of a Variety – Pinot Noir from Australia

Presented by
Thomas Curtius

Where: Wine Australia Hall 9, Stand F02

Pinot Noir, first planted in Australia in the 1830s, is still a difficult grape to cultivate, but it is now thriving in cool climate sites. Taste wines with freshness, natural acidity and a unique sense of place.

Evolution von Pinot Noir aus Australien

Pinot Noir wurde erstmals in den 1830er Jahren in Australien gepflanzt. Sie gilt noch immer als schwierige Sorte, aber heute gedeiht sie prächtig an kühlen Standorten. Probieren Sie Weine mit Frische, natürlicher Säure und einzigartigem Charakter seiner Herkunft.

2:00pm - 3:00pm Margaret River Chardonnay master class

Presented by
Madeleine Stenwreth MW

A one-hour master class in the ProWein Forum in Hall 10

Margaret River – an iconic Chardonnay region

Join Madeleine Stenwreth MW to explore Australia’s most award-winning Chardonnay region: from maritime influences, ancient soils, modern history and unique Gin Gin clones, all which contribute to the production of world-class Chardonnay.

Margaret River – die legendäre/ikonische Chardonnay-Region

Erkunden Sie mit Madeleine Stenwreth MW Australiens preisgekrönte Region für Chardonnay: maritime Einflüsse, alte Böden, moderne Geschichte und einzigartigen Gin Gin Klonen - sie alle tragen zur Erzeugung von Weltklasse Chardonnays bei.

3:00pm - 4:00pm McLaren Vale: Old vines and Grenache gurus

Presented by
Michael Wehrs, Kay Brothers

Where: Wine Australia Hall 9, Stand F02

McLaren Vale’s old vines and 180 years of winemaking experience has revealed a new generation of winemakers that are pushing boundaries and starting new traditions. From old vintages to new styles, find out why Grenache is so exciting.                                      

Alte Reben und junge Grenache-Gurus

McLaren Vale verfügt über alte Reben und über 180 Jahre Erfahrung im Weinmachen. Die Region ruht sich aber nicht auf ihren Lorbeeren aus. Die Winzer verschieben heute die Grenzen von Geschichte und Tradition. Von älteren Jahrgängen bis hin zu neuen Stilen erfahren Sie, dass der Grenache aus der Region so aufregend ist.                                                                                             

4:00pm - 4:30pm Celebrating 200 years of Australian Shiraz

Presented by
Thomas Curtius

Where: Wine Australia Hall 9, Stand F02

Shiraz arrived in Australia in 1817, but a lot has happened since then. Now the country’s most planted variety, join us to explore its evolution, diversity of styles and unique regional characteristics.

Wir feiern 200 Jahre australischer Shiraz

Shiraz kam 1817 nach Australien und seitdem ist viel passiert. Heute ist sie die am meisten gepflanzte Sorte des Landes. Schließen Sie sich uns an, um ihre Entwicklung, die Vielfalt ihrer Stile und ihre einzigartigen regionalen Besonderheiten zu entdecken.

Happy Hour

5:00pm – 6:00pm
Join us at the end of the day to unwind with wine and beer on the Wine Australia stand (Hall 9, Stand F06).

Monday 18 March

11:00am - 11:30am Off The Beaten Track – Lesser Known Regions Of Australia

Presented by
Thomas Curtius

Where: Wine Australia Hall 9, Stand F02

With 65 regions, more than 100 varieties and a wide range of styles, Australia’s wine offering is rich and complex. Be bold, go rogue and discover ‘under the radar’ regions like Orange and Pemberton.  

Abseits der üblichen Pfade - weniger bekannte Regionen Australiens

Mit 65 Regionen, über 100 Sorten und einer breiten Palette an Stilistiken ist Australiens Weinangebot reich und komplex. Seien Sie mutig, werden Sie abtrünnig und entdecken Sie die Regionen unter dem Radar, wie z.B. Orange and Pemberton.

 

1:00pm - 2:00pm The Wine Bar: Taste & Talk (Margaret River Chardonnay and Australian Pinot Noir)

Presented by
Madeleine Stenwreth MW

Where: Wine Australia Hall 9, Stand F06

Visitors can pop by The Wine Bar anytime for a free-pour tasting, or visit between 1:00pm – 2.00pm for a tutored tasting.

The Wine Bar in the middle of the Wine Australia stand is the place for great wine and great conversation. Hosted by the Wine Australia team, at The Wine Bar you’ll make new discoveries, taste regional diversity and hear the stories behind the wines.

Die Wine Bar ist der Ort für guten Wein und gute Gespräche. Unter Anleitung des Wine Australia Teams machen Sie hier neue Entdeckungen, probieren Sie regionale Vielfalt und hören Sie die Geschichten hinter den Weinen.

2:00pm - 2:30pm Evolution of a Variety – Cabernet Sauvignon from Australia

Presented by
Thomas Curtius

Where: Wine Australia Hall 9, Stand F02

Western Australia is renowned for powerful, yet elegant, premium Cabernet. Experience the freshness, balance and longevity of these wines, which have put this region on the map.

Evolution einer Sorte - Cabernet Sauvignon aus Australien

West-Australien wird international für seine kraftvollen aber zugleich elegante Premium-Cabernet anerkannt. Erleben Sie die Frische, Ausgewogenheit und Langlebigkeit dieser Weine, die diese Region bekannt gemacht haben.

3:00pm - 3:45pm Tasting with Christina Fischer

Presented by
Christina Fischer

Where: Wine Australia Hall 9, Stand F02

A tutored tasting with sommelier Christina Fischer, which will take place in the educational area of the Wine Australia stand (Hall 9, Stand F02).

Christina Fischer’s Top Tips 

Taste the wines that most inspired Christina Fischer on a recent trip to Australia. A mix of regions and cool climate styles, the line-up challenges perceptions of Aussie wine.

Christina Fischer’s Top-Tipps

Probieren Sie die Weine, die Christina Fischer auf ihrer Reise durch Australien am meisten inspiriert haben. Eine Mischung aus regionalen und kühlen Klima-Stilistiken, die das eigene Bild von Aussie-Weinen herausfordern.

4:00pm - 5:00pm Expressions of Barossa Shiraz: Through the Lens of Terroir

Presented by
James March, Barossa Grape & Wine Association

Where: Wine Australia Hall 9, Stand F02

For over ten years Barossa has been studying the impact of climate, temperature, rainfall and soil type on the characteristics of Shiraz. Explore the different ‘grounds’ and influence of terroir on the diversity of Shiraz.

Spielarten des Barossa Shiraz: Durch die Terroir-Linse

Seit über zehn Jahren untersucht Barossa die Auswirkungen von Klima, Temperatur, Niederschlag und Bodenart auf die Besonderheiten von Shiraz. Erkunden Sie die verschiedenen „Böden“ und den Einfluss des Terroirs auf die Vielfalt des Shiraz.

Happy Hour

5:00pm – 6:00pm
Join us at the end of the day to unwind with wine and beer on the Wine Australia stand (Hall 9, Stand F06).

Tuesday 19 March

11:00 - 11:30am Green Australia – Organic and Biodynamic Wines

Presented by
Thomas Curtius

Where: Wine Australia Hall 9, Stand F02

Join our wineries to compare organic and biodynamic wines, learn about sustainable practices, and how water management and alternative varieties are combatting climate change.

Grünes Australien - Biologische und biodynamische Weine

Begleiten Sie sich unsere Weingüter, um biologische und biodynamische Weine zu vergleichen. Erfahren Sie mehr über nachhaltige Praktiken und darüber wie Wassermanagement und alternative Sorten dem Klimawandel entgegenwirken.

1:00pm - 2:00pm The Wine Bar: Taste & Talk (McLaren Vale and Barossa)

Presented by
Wine Australia

Where: Wine Australia Hall 9, Stand F06

Visitors can pop by The Wine Bar anytime for a free-pour tasting, or visit between 1:00pm – 2.00pm for a tutored tasting.

The Wine Bar in the middle of the Wine Australia stand is the place for great wine and great conversation. Hosted by the Wine Australia team, at The Wine Bar you’ll make new discoveries, taste regional diversity and hear the stories behind the wines.

Die Wine Bar ist der Ort für guten Wein und gute Gespräche. Unter Anleitung des Wine Australia Teams machen Sie hier neue Entdeckungen, probieren Sie regionale Vielfalt und hören Sie die Geschichten hinter den Weinen.

Australian Wine Discovered - explore our new education programme

We’re very excited to launch Australian Wine Discovered, a comprehensive new education programme that provides free information packs, tools and resources to discover and share Australian wine.

  • More than 20 topics including key Australian regions, varieties and current themes
  • 200+ downloadable resources including educator guides, editable presentations, videos, maps, tasting mats and more
  • A phenomenal resource for wine educators, importers, distributors and retailers

Programme materials are already available to download here.

Short presentations

Visit the Wine Australia stand at ProWein anytime to explore the programme, or pop along at 12.00pm each day for a short presentation by Wine Australia's Stuart Barclay.

Stand floor plan
Download the floor plan of Wine Australia's stand at ProWein 2019
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Event programme
17 events on Wine Australia’s stand plus a master class in the Forum
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Producers and wines
Full list of exhibitors and wines on the Wine Australia stand
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Regional Directory
Download a list of regions and producers on Wine Australia's stand
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