Niederkirchener Weinmacher appoints new president

31 March, 2010

Marian Kopp has been appointed managing director/president of Niederkirchener Weinmacher  – a German wine cooperative located in the Pfalz region - effective April 1, 2010.

Previous positions were with Racke Germany, Racke International and Golden Kaan. South African wine brand Golden Kaan was developed by its holding company, Golden Kaan as a joint venture between Racke and  South African winery KWV International.

The Niederkirchener Weinmacher cooperative is based in Niederkirchen/Pfalz and covers 310 ha vineyards. 220 active members/growers supply 20 grape varietals. Riesling has a 62% share. The wines are marketed domestically and internationally. Palm Bay represents Niederkirchener with its brand Blue Fish Original (Riesling, Pinot Grigio and Dornfelder).


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