The German scientist and wine chemist Dr. Wilhelm Möslinger (1856-1930) studied natural sciences and chemistry in Breslau and received his PhD in 1876 phil. From 1882 to 1893 he was an assistant at the agricultural district research institute in Speyer. From 1886 he was a member of the Commission for Wine Statistics. Möslinger was instrumental in expanding the scientific basis 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 in 1903 he developed the "Möslinger Schönung" named after him for removing metals from the wine. See under beautiful (Blue fining).