Keeper Collection #SommChat Guest Marius Berlemann @ProWein

8/2 Marius Berlemann, ProWein


KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Welcome to @SommChat everyone! Tell your friends to join us to learn about #ProWein from Director of @ProWein Marius Berlemann!

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: We’d like to introduce you to Marius Berlemann @ProWein to talk about #ProWein and @TEXSOM ! @SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: We're about ready to dive in w/questions, so shout out to Marius to say hello & so he knows you're here! #WineWednesday @SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Don't forget that EVERY tweet during this chat should include the @SommChat hashtag in order for everyone to see it

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: As we ask Marius Berlemann @ProWein our Qs, you can ask your Qs as well! He'll do his best to answer all Qs in the order they come @SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Let's start talking #ProWein & #TexSom with Marius Berlemann @ProWein @SommChat

Marius Berlemann @ProWein: Hi eveyone1 thx to @TEXSOM 4 allowing us to speak to so many #wine professionals on @SommChat today with @KeeperColl

TEXSOM @TexSom: Thanks to you and @ProWein for investing in wine professionals in the US. Looking forward to hearing more about @ProWein today @SommChat

Rachel Macalisang @WineBadass: Hello from Los Angeles @SommChat

Sandy Wasserman CS @SandyWasserman: Good morning Marius what do you do @ProWein & whom are your mentors in the wine business? Thanks @SommChat

Marius Berlemann @ProWein: @SandyWasserman I am the dir. of #Prowein overseeing the entire organization very many mentors fr #wine world 2 many 2 list @SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: @ProWein can you tell us what #ProWein is? @SommChat

Marius Berlemann @ProWein: #ProWein is the leading #wine & #spirits exhibition in the world & located in #Germany since 1994 with 321 exhibitors initially @SommChat

Marius Berlemann @ProWein: Today #ProWein has over 600 exhibitors which shows the great growth we have seen since 1994 @SommChat

Marius Berlemann @ProWein: @KeeperColl want every1 to note our typo - the 2017 exhibitor number was 6600 !!!!! @SommChat

@cathyhuyghe: I'm curious to know how @ProWein has managed to ramp up so much success + visibility in such a fairly short amount of time. @SommChat

Marius Berlemann @ProWein: @cathyhuyghe always sticking to the concept of trade only & with #ProWein offering exc. exhibition facilities… @SommChat

Marius Berlemann @ProWein: @cathyhuyghe also #Germany is N the heart of #Europe #wine world which allows for many to come - on neutral grounds N #Dusseldorf @SommChat

@cathyhuyghe: Personally I admire the sharp *focus* of @ProWein. Nothing extraneous. @SommChat

Rashmi Primlani @PrimlaniKitchen: When and how does the trade register for @ProWein & is it open to public? @SommChat

Marius Berlemann @ProWein: @PrimlaniKitchen #ProWein is only open to the trade and registration starts at the end of each yr at @SommChat

Charles Comm PR @CharlesComm: Q @ProWein What do you hope to accomplish with the partnership between #ProWein & @TEXSOM? @SommChat @KeeperColl

Marius Berlemann @ProWein: @CharlesComm @TEXSOM is the best way for #ProWein to reach the #US trade - this is impt goal of our org. @SommChat

Marius Berlemann @ProWein: @CharlesComm #US is the largest mkt for #ProWein outside of #Germany and in total the 5th largest visitor mkt @SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Q fr @SommChat #Somm @ProWein how many visitors usually attend #ProWein each year? @SommChat

Marius Berlemann @ProWein: @KeeperColl for the 2017 event we had 58500 visitors - getting more visitors is easy, getting the right visitors is our focus @SommChat

Rachel Macalisang @WineBadAss: @ProWein @SommChat what is the greatest value you bring to the #wine trade? @SommChat

Marius Berlemann @ProWein: @winelands That we bring the entire #wine & #Spirits world to 1 place in 3 days for the trade to see @SommChat

Marius Berlemann @ProWein: @winelands The trade gets 2 travel the entire #wine & #spirits world in 3 days - exhibit space is sold out always 8 moths prior @SommChat

Charles Comm PR @CharlesComm: Q @ProWein How did the partnership w/ @TEXSOM come about and why? @SommChat @KeeperColl

Marius Berlemann @ProWein: @CharlesComm we met @winejames this yr at #ProWein & recognized our similar goals of providing 4 the trade @SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Q fr @SommChat #Somm - @ProWein how are the exhibitors selected 4 participation at #ProWein? @SommChat

Marius Berlemann @ProWein: @KeeperColl exhibitors from the previous year get first right of refusal and then new exhibitors are placed on waiting list @SommChat

Rachel Macalisang @WineBadAss: @ProWein @SommChat what is your focus for 2018? @SommChat

Marius Berlemann @ProWein: @winelands bringing entire #wine world to 1 place - not about Quantity but Quality - every impt #wine person is at #ProWein @SommChat

Charles Comm PR @CharlesComm: Q @ProWein What emerging trends do you see in #China's #wine industry? @SommChat @KeeperColl

Marius Berlemann @ProWein: @CharlesComm #China is still young mkt 4 importing #wine & they are open 2 importing > wines also white wine is getting > popular @SommChat

Marius Berlemann @ProWein: @CharlesComm at last yr #ProWein #China event, Yao Ming @YaoFamilyWines came to show 2 introduce his #NapaValley #winery @SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Q fr @SommChat #Somm @ProWein why is #US considered an important market for #ProWein? @SommChat

Marius Berlemann @ProWein: @KeeperColl this yr we had over 100 exhibitors fr the #US & have > on waiting list came fr #Washington #oregon #California & #NY @SommChat

Marius Berlemann @ProWein: @KeeperColl this Nov in #proWein #China event we will have 25+ #California #wine exhibitors @SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Q fr @SommChat #Somm @ProWein how is #ProWein in #China different from #ProWein in #Germany? @SommChat

Marius Berlemann @ProWein: @KeeperColl #Dusseldorf is 10 times larger than in #China - in #Germany we have 1500 exhibitors each from #france & #Italy @SommChat

Marius Berlemann @ProWein: @KeeperColl in #Germany we have 295 #wine growing regions represented @SommChat

Charles Comm PR @CharlesComm: Q @ProWein What sparked your interest to begin your #wine career? @SommChat @KeeperColl

Marius Berlemann @ProWein: @CharlesComm the #wine industry is 1 of the most International industries spanning many many miles and times zones…. @SommChat

Marius Berlemann @ProWein: @CharlesComm I start my day calling #Australia and end calling #California - @SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Q Fr @SommChat #Somm @ProWein how is the #wine market in #Germany different from the wine market in #US? @SommChat

Marius Berlemann @ProWein: @KeeperColl In #Germany we do not have 3 tier system like in #US & 1/2 of wine consumed in #Germany is domestic & 1/2 imported @SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: @ProWein are there any plans to expand #ProWein to other countries? @SommChat

Marius Berlemann @ProWein: @KeeperColl we always watch the mkt worldwide, 4 now we are focusing on getting > #US buyers 2 #Dusseldorf event @SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: @ProWein Excited to be able to announce breaking @TEXSOM 2017 news here on @SommChat tell us abt the #volunteer #ProWein Sponsorship

Marius Berlemann @ProWein: @KeeperColl we R proud 2 be a partner with @TEXSOM 4 the 1st time 2 #TexSom Volunteers will win chance to attend #ProWein 2018… @SommChat

Marius Berlemann @ProWein: @KeeperColl added bonus 4 winners R to attend #ProWein with @TEXSOM Master #Sommeliers - guess who - watch next tweet @SommChat

Marius Berlemann @ProWein: @KeeperColl @TEXSOM Coming to #Prowein R @winejames @JuneRodil @yrmom_safoodie @drewhendricksms @mmonosoff > deets 2 come soon @SommChat

Marius Berlemann @ProWein: @KeeperColl going 2#ProWein is like going 2 #SuperBowl of #wines TIP: winners should wear comfortable shoes I walk 12 mi X 3 @SommChat

Charles Comm PR @CharlesComm: Q @ProWein Have you noticed any emerging #sustainability trends in the #wine world? #TexSom @SommChat @KeeperColl

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: @CharlesComm the place 2 learn abt this is at the #organic world at #ProWein @SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: @ProWein do U have any insider tips 4 those coming to #ProWein in 2018? @SommChat

Marius Berlemann @ProWein: @KeeperColl enjoy a local #beer called ALT Beer - best beer in the world - gr8 after long #wine tasting @SommChat

Marius Berlemann @ProWein: @KeeperColl in Old Town if U put all of the bars together, it would be the longest stretch of bars in the world - #Cantmiss @SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Q fr @SommChat #Somm what is the cost for the trade to attend @SommChat

Marius Berlemann @ProWein: @KeeperColl day pass is about $30 USD - season ticket for all 3 days is about $50 USD @SommChat

Marius Berlemann @ProWein: @KeeperColl and 4 this very reasonable cost, trade has access 2 over 500 tastings and seminars @SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Time to wrap up! Hope you enjoyed this hour of #ProWein talk w/ Marius Berlemann @ProWein @SommChat

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: It was great to have Marius Berlemann, Director of @ProWein join us today for @SommChat. We hope everyone learned as much as we did!

KeeperCollection @KeeperColl: Please join us in thanking Marius Berlemann from @ProWein for his time @SommChat

Marius Berlemann @ProWein: @KeeperColl thx 4 having me on @SommChat can’t wait to CU all next week @TEXSOM come up & say hello 2 me #ProWein