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"Blockchain in the Wine Industry" forum at Hochschule Geisenheim University

In 2008, an individual or group under the pseudonym Satoshi Jakamoto published the Bitcoin Protocol whitepaper with the goal of laying the foundation for a free and independent digital currency. The Bitcoin protocol works with algorithmic trust instead of a central and coordinating authority....

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International Award for Geisenheim Junior Scientists

In July, the 13th Academy of Wine Business Research (AWBR) Conference was held in Dijon after it had to be postponed twice due to the pandemic.

Hochschule Geisenheim University was represented by seven junior scientists from the Department of Wine and Beverage Business, who contributed to 9...

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Geisenheim Doctoral Students Awarded at 2nd Wine Graduates' Forum

At the 2nd Wine Graduates’ Forum organized by the German Winegrowers’ Association (DWV) in mid-April, the two Geisenheim doctoral students Barbara Richter, M.Sc., and Meike Strobach, M.Sc. were honored for their outstanding presentations and awarded euros 250 each.

Barbara Richter, who writes her...

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Hochschule Geisenheim University funded and awarded as "Innovative University"

The university’s project to promote biodiversity and versatility in viticulture entitled "GeisTreich – Geisenheimer Transferprogramm für artenreichen und multifunktionalen Weinbau" has successfully competed in the selection process of the “Innovative University” funding initiative, which is jointly...

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ProWein 2022: More than 38,000 Expert Trade Visitors and 5,700 Exhibitors from 62 Countries

After a pandemic-related break, this year’s ProWein has made an impressive comeback: On three days we had the chance to meet familiar faces from Geisenheim, inform “new faces” about our research and industry projects and give an overview of our wide-ranging degree programs with a special emphasis on...

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Geisenheim Joins Green Wine Future 2022

Green Wine Future 2022 will be the biggest environmental conference ever organized in the wine sector. The online conference from May 23 - 26, 2022 addresses subjects such as sustainability and climate change in viticulture and is broadcasted in four languages simultaneously (English, Spanish,...

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Thirsty for knowledge? Come and see us face-to-face at ProWein!

Visit our booth in hall 1 / A63 and get to know our latest research and industry projects. Our trade fair team is particularly excited to tell you more about our degree programs and find the right choice for you.

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Developing Tools to Assess the Economic Impact of Wine Regions: Geisenheim Scientist Takes the Lead

Last year, the International Organization of Vine and Wine (OIV) and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to join forces in the field of wine tourism. The main objective of this cooperation is to develop a tool to estimate the economic importance of wine...

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Geisenheim Scientists Analyze Winegrowers' Response to the Corona Pandemic and their Approaches for a Sustainable Development of Wine Tourism

In an article recently published in the scientific journal Sustainability, Prof. Dr. Gergely Szolnoki from the Department of Wine and Beverage Business at Hochschule Geisenhem University and his team describe how wineries have responded to the corona crisis, and analyze new sustainability strategies...

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