The German scientist and wine chemist Wilhelm Möslinger (1856-1930) studied natural sciences and chemistry in Breslau and received his doctorate in 1876 as Dr. med. phil. From 1882 to 1893 he was an assistant at the Agricultural Circle Research Institute in Speyer. From 1886 he was a member of the Commission for Wine Statistics. Möslinger was instrumental in expanding the scientific foundations for the creation of the first German wine law from 1892 involved. In 1893 he founded a private chemical laboratory in Neustadt an der Weinstrasse (Palatinate), where he developed in 1903 named after him "Möslinger-Schönung" for the removal of metals from the wine. See under beautiful (Blue fining).