The international magazine "Vinum - Europe's Wine Magazine" was founded in 1980 by the Swiss wine author Rolf Kriess (1937-2000) in Zurich and was initially published only in Switzerland. As early as 1983, a special edition for Germany (Falter-Verlag) was published, followed by editions for France and Spain, and for a short time only Italy for one year. The German-language editions are identical in the international section. 2005 became the wine magazine Everything about wine taken over and some content integrated. In 2002 the publishing house became the property of the Münster agricultural publishing company. Finally, in 2009 the Swiss publishing house Künzler-Bachmann Medien AG (St. Gallen) acquired the majority of shares in Intervinum AG.
Britta Wiegelmann has been editor-in-chief and overall manager of the international VINUM team since 2010, with Roland Köhler as editor. The long-time employee is the German wine author and wine critic Rudolf Knoll, With a total circulation of around 120,000 copies, Vinum is the largest wine magazine in Europe. There is also an online portal. Trade fairs such as the sweet wine fair are held regularly Vinoble and organized various wine competitions. The wine reviews done after a 20-point system, starting at 12 points. See also under wine guide,