History of Langguth

1789

Wine trading company founded by Franz Wilhelm Langguth.
Beginning of the French Revolution.

History of Langguth

1835

Carl Wilhelm Langguth starts exporting wine after finishing his international studies in Frankfurt and Antwerp.
Foundation of Europe’s biggest Media Group Bertelsmann.

History of Langguth

1850

Construction starts on largest wine cellar on the Moselle.
Sydney University established.

History of Langguth

1855

Johann Langguth starts his training in Antwerp.
Alexander II becomes Tsar of Russia.

History of Langguth

1948

Development of international wine trade by Wolfgang Langguth.
Monetary reform heralds the German economic miracle.

History of Langguth

1952

"Himmliches Mosel Tröpfchen" becomes the first important wine brand.
Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Albert Schweitzer.

History of Langguth

1964

Birth of the Erben Wine and Medinet brands.
Nelson Mandela set new milestones with his fight for freedom and human rights and later becomes the first black president of South Africa.

History of Langguth

1966

"Edler von Mornag" is introduced and Langguth stands as a pioneer for African wine trading in Europe.
The container starts to conquer the transport system.

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1970

Construction of one of Europe‘s most modern wine cellars.
Successful Beatles album „Let it be" released.

History of Langguth

1976

Foundation of the Johann Wolfgang Langguth foundation.
Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak establish international company Apple.

History of Langguth

1990

Takeover of East German spirit manufacturer Berliner Bären Siegel.
Reunification of Germany and the fall of the Berlin Wall.

History of Langguth

1996

Takeover of traditional company H. Sichel Söhne and the Blue Nun brand.
BMW introduces the Z3 Roadstar to the market.

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1997

Entry into the South and Southeast Asian market, including Indian wine market – Langguth proves to be early mover again.
The United Kingdom hands sovereignty of Hong Kong to the People's Republic of China.

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2003

Langguth starts selling wine to Africa.
Middle- & Eastern European States vote for joining the EU.

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2009

The philosophy of technical leadership is underlined with the construction of one of Europe’s most modern wine cellars in 21st century.
Treaty of Lisbon is signed, so the European Union is moving closer.

History of Langguth

2012

Patrick F.W. Langguth takes over responsibility for the international business of Franz Wilhelm Langguth Erben.
Mayan calendar‘s apocalypse prophecy does not come true. The world continues to turn.

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2013

With the market introduction of membrane contactor technology, Langguth again sets new standards in winemaking.
Bayern Munich wins the UEFA Champions League against Borussia Dortmund in the first German Uefa Champions League Final in Wembley Stadium.

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2015

Patrick F.W. Langguth is appointed CEO of Franz Wilhelm Langguth Erben.
Summer of 2015 is the hottest since 1881

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2017

Blue Nun 24K Gold Edition supports the 24K Magic World Tour Aftershow Parties with E-Panda Eric Hernandez and is part of the Grammys

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2018

Blue Nun 24K Gold Edition shines at the Golden Globes and the Grammys ...

History of Langguth

2019

Erben new era in design and portfolio