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Over 227,335 private and professional members have registered with wein.plus since the platform was launched in 1998.
Every month we welcome over 300 new members.

Almost three quarters are consumers interested in wine, one quarter are professionals, such as 11,335 wine merchants, 26,383 wine producers and at least 1,491 Wine journalists, furthermore the accessories trade, 4,830 restaurateurs, 1,377 delicatessen traders, as well as agencies and many more.

A large number of them are premium members of our platform, thus demonstrating their particularly close ties to the subject of wine and wein.plus with its independent and substantial reporting.

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With 148,014 professional wine reviews and descriptions, wein.plus offers a comprehensive overview of the best wines in Europe. The wine reviews are updated almost daily and are subject to strict tasting guidelines.

The digital wine platform wein.plus also provides news and background articles on wine regions and grape varieties, wine law and wine business as well as new vintages, relevant events and interviews - in short, everything about wine that is important.

With its 25,523 Entries, the encyclopaedia is the most comprehensive wine encyclopaedia in the world, and in the beginners' guide beginners in particular will quickly find profound knowledge for their first steps into the world of wine. wein.plus consists of > 200,000 pages (each in German and English); printed out, this would be a stack of paper more than 50 metres high with well-founded wine information.

Founded in 1998, wein.plus's founder and managing director is Utz Graafmann, and the tasting director is Marcus Hofschuster. The wein.plus team consists of 20 employees.

Wein.plus is mainly financed by membership fees.

As Premium Members of wein.plus, Business Premium Members benefit from more visibility and from many advantages with our framework contract partners.

Many well-known media (e.g. Spiegel, Focus, Süddeutsche Zeitung, FAZ, Rai (Italy)) have already reported on wein.plus.

The platform wein.plus even passes the strict relevance criteria of the German Wikipedia and is represented there with a own entry entry there.

The response in social media also shows the high popularity of wein.plus:

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