Born in Neustadt an der Weinstraße (Rhineland-Palatinate) German wine author and wine critic
Mario Scheuermann (1948-2015) came from a family with 300 years of wine and gastronomy tradition. He lived and worked in Lauenburg / Elbe near Hamburg and in Ódorfa (West Hungary). His journalistic beginnings lie in the 1970s, in which he worked as a reporter for the Hamburger Morgenpost. In the 1980s he was co-founder of German wine journalism. From 1979 to 1983 he was editor and 1984 editor-in-chief of the journal Ullsteins Gourmet Journal / VIF, and in the 1990s worked as a restaurant critic for Die Welt and Welt am Sonntag.
As an author he published the books "Essen als Gott in Deutschland I und II" (1987, 1988), "The Great Wines of the Century" (with gold medal of the GAD
awarded), "German top wine estates" (1989), top vineyards in Austria "(1991)," Capital Wine Compass "(2000) and" Wine and Time "(2007). In addition, he has published numerous essays and publications on the topics of "Food, Drink and Lifestyle" in numerous newspapers, magazines and wine journals such as Capital (with the column "Wine Compass"), Die Zeit, Everything about wine
and Slowfood magazine
In 2002 he founded the internet portal "best-of-wine.com" and the online forum "talk about wine". Incidentally, both sides ended or shut down at the end of 2013. Today, he combines various online and social media activities under the brand "Weinreporter.net" and regularly publishes in his two blogs "Drink Tank" and "Planet Bordeaux". Since the beginning of 2014, he has been part of the solid author base of the newsletter Weinwisser
, Scheuermann was also the organizer of international wine events such as Hamburger Wine Salon
, as well as wine competitions such as "Sauvignon blanc Trophy" and "German Pinot Noir Award".