Wines of Germany

Wines of Germany

May 22, 2013 09:23 ET

REMINDER/Media Advisory: Germany's 64th Official Wine Queen and Leading Winemakers Land in Toronto for Canada's Largest German Wine Fair

2013 Riesling & Co. World Tour - Toronto

Arcadian Loft

401 Bay St, 8th Floor

Simpson Tower, Toronto

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 22, 2013) - A reminder that you are invited by The German Wine Institute to join the German Wine Queen, Julia Bertram, and representatives from the German Wine Institute on May 28th, 2013, at the 21st Riesling & Co. World Tour -- Toronto. This wine fair will feature more than 20 celebrated German winemakers and winery principals, a seminar and tasting program entitled "The Unexpected Germany" and more than 150 exclusive German wines for sampling.

Canada is a promising market for German wine imports, with over 450,000 9 Litre cases sold in 2012, a +2.5% increase over the previous year. Ontario is the largest market for German wines in Canada representing over 40% of German wine sales in volume. These activities complement considerable spring and summer promotions featuring German wines at various private and provincially-owned liquor stores throughout Canada.

What: Riesling & Co. World Tour - Toronto
Opportunities to learn more and sample wines of Germany in company of leading winemakers and top representatives from the German wine industry
When: Tuesday, May 28, 2013
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Press and Trade Seminar and Tasting - Focus on "The Unexpected Germany" Structured tasting led by a panel of leading German winemakers moderated by German Wine Queen Julia Bertram
2:00 pm to 5:30 pm - Walk-about Media and Trade Tasting
Taste over 150 wines; Meet over 20 winemakers and winery principals
Who: Ulrike Lenhardt of the German Wine Institute
German Wine Queen Julia Bertram
Why: To discover the flavours, attributes and facts surrounding German wines
Where: Arcadian Loft, Simpson Tower, 8th Floor (SE corner Queen & Bay Streets)

To RSVP for these tasting events, schedule an interview or request additional information including high-res pictures, please see contact below.

The same evening consumers are invited to sample the visiting winemakers' finest vintages with delicious food pairings and meet the German Wine Queen, and at the Arcadian Loft from 7-9:30PM.

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