News Overview
VLB at the BrauBeviale trade show 2019 in Nuremberg, Germany: Hall 6 - Stand 105 / MicroBrew Symposium
From November 4 to December 6, 2019, 11 men and two women from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and Ukraine will be guests at the VLB Berlin, completing a five-week brewer course.
The demolition of the old cellar building of the former university brewery has begun in September
Professor Reinhold Schildbach passed away on 14 October 2019 in Berlin at the age of 86. He was known for decades as one of the world's leading experts in brewing barley and hops.
VLB mourns the death of Prof. Dr. Ulf Stahl, who passed away after a short but severe illness on 18 August 2019 in Berlin.
About 300 brewing experts from Southeast Asia, Europe and America attended the 6th Bangkok Brewing Conference, which took place from 9 to 11 June 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand.
180 participants from 20 countries gathered together at the 1st African Brewing Conference from 21 to 23 May 2019 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
On 1 April 2019 Gerhard Andreas Schreiber was appointed as Commercial Managing Director of VLB Berlin.
For the first time in its 136-year history, VLB Berlin is organizing four of its major brewery conferences on four different continents in one single year: Europe, Africa, Asia and America.
On its annual meeting in the Europa-Park Rust, Germany, on March 11, 2019, the VLB Technical Scientific Committee (TSC) has elected Dr. Stefan Kreisz, Erdinger Weißbräu, as new Chairman