The German wine author and born in Neustadt an der Weinstrasse (Rhineland-Palatinate) 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 (western Hungary). His journalistic beginnings date back to the 1970s, when he worked as a reporter for the Hamburger Morgenpost. In the 1980s he was a co-founder of German wine journalism. From 1979 to 1983 he was editor and 1984 editor-in-chief of Ullstein's Gourmet Journal / VIF, and in the 1990s he worked as a restaurant critic for Die Welt und Welt am Sonntag.
As an author, he published the books "Essen wie Gott in Deutschland I and II" (1987, 1988), "The great wines of the century" (with the gold medal of the GAD
awarded), "German top wineries" (1989), top wineries in Austria "(1991)," Capital Wein Compass "(2000) and" Wein und Zeit "(2007). He also published numerous essays and publications on the subjects of "Eating, Drinking and Lifestyle" in numerous newspapers, magazines and wine journals such as Capital (with 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 both sides at the end of 2013. Today, he combines various online and social media activities under the "Weinreporter.net" brand and publishes regularly in his two weblogs "Drink Tank" and "Planet Bordeaux". Since the beginning of 2014, he has been part of the newsletter's regular authors Weinwisser
, Scheuermann was also the organizer of international wine events such as Hamburg Wine Salon
, as well as wine competitions such as the "Sauvignon Blanc Trophy" and the "German Pinot Noir Prize".