The association “Pro Riesling e. V. ”to promote the culture of the Riesling in Germany was established in 1985 in Trier in the German region Moselle founded. The special features of German Riesling wines and sparkling wines are highlighted by various measures such as the annual Riesling conference, Riesling rehearsals, a series of publications and various documentation. A Riesling promotional prize is awarded every two years to specialist wine retailers, restaurants, sommeliers and publicists. Together with the magazine Vinum the Riesling producer award is also awarded. Several hundred German wineries from all growing regions take part in this, their wines from various juries tasted blind become.