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Bürklin Albert

The German winery owner economist Dr. med. Albert Bürklin (1907-1979) was the grandnephew of the eponymous privy councilor (1844-1924). He took over after the First World War, the family winery Dr. Bürklin-Wolf in the Pfalz. Bürklin was instrumental in the reconstruction of professional self-government after the Second World War. On his initiative, the Winzerverband Rheinpfalz eV was founded in 1947, where he was vice president until 1971. He was also co-founder of the DWV (German wine association) in the post-war years and held here also the office of a vice-president. For many years he was German delegate at the International Wine Office in Paris. As part of his work as a member of the Supervisory Board in DWI (German Wine Institute) he initiated the creation of the German wine seal, Bürklin received numerous honors, for example the Great Federal Cross of Merit.

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