The international magazine "Vinum - Europe's Wine Magazine" was founded in 1980 by Swiss wine author Rolf Kriess (1937-2000) in Zurich and was initially published only in Switzerland. As early as 1983, a special edition was also published for Germany (Falter-Verlag), followed by editions for France and Spain, and in the short term only for a year Italy. The German-language editions are identical in the international part. 2005 became the wine magazine Everything about wine taken over and integrated some content. The publishing house went 2002 in property of the agricultural publishing house Münster. Finally, in 2009, the Swiss publishing house Künzler-Bachmann Medien AG (St. Gallen) acquired the majority shareholding in Intervinum AG.
Since 2010, Britta Wiegelmann has been editor-in-chief and overall manager of the international VINUM team, with Roland Köhler as editor. Longtime 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 Süßweinmesse regularly take place Vinoble and various wine competitions. The wine reviews done after one 20-point system, starting at 12 points. See also below wine guide,