News from the Department of General and Organic Viticulture


Cooking Wine

The term "cooking wine" can either refer to regular wines used for cooking or to wines with higher salt levels or special preservatives that were added to achieve a more stable product once opened. (Wine Spectator, 2019) As alcohol can break down fats and make meat more tender, it is favorably used...

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Survey on "Online Wine Tastings"

In cooperation with, Hochschule Geisenheim University is conducting an international survey on "Online Wine Tastings".

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Wine in Virtual Reality – Simulating the Vacation Feeling

Geisenheim researchers are simulating wine tasting situations in virtual realities as part of the joint project WITALITY – Wine in Virtual Reality

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Hochschule Geisenheim University Becomes Application Partner in Hessian Center for Artificial Intelligence

The new Hessian Center for Artificial Intelligence, funded by the State of Hesse, brings together cutting-edge research, practical orientation and knowledge transfer to industry and society in a way that is unique in Germany. As an application partner, Hochschule Geisenheim University is part of the...

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The 2nd International OENOBIO Conference, which was conducted online on November 9, 2020, at Hochschule Geisenheim University is funded through the Erasmus+ Program and was friendly supported by OIV (International Organisation of

Vine and Wine). The coordinating institution of the OENOBIO project...

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International Recognition for Professor Gergely Szolnoki

The Geisenheim-based researcher has been awarded an honorary professorship in Athens


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Federal Agriculture Minister Julia Klöckner Hands Over State Grants for DigiKopter Research

The field of research deals with digitization in viticulture using multicopters, networked sensor technology and satellite-based communication channels. The Department of Technology, the Department of General and Organic Viticulture and Department of Wine and Beverage Business at Hochschule...

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Professor Alexander von Birgelen Elected Vice-President of Academic & Student Affairs

The Professor of Plant Use regards digitization as one of the most important drivers behind innovative teaching

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Hesse's State Wineries and Hochschule Geisenheim University Ensure Cultivation of Ecologically Important Steep-Slope Vineyards

Finance Minister Dr. Thomas Schäfer: "Transforming steep-slope vineyards into cross-terraces has a model character, represents an important contribution to environmental conservation and offers advantages for viticulture".

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