Wolfgang Kunze died

20 January 2016

January 17, 2016 at the age of 89 years Wolfgang Kunze died, a renowned expert in brewing industry, whose priceless works "Technology of malt and beer" became a handbook for the brewers all over the world, including Russia.

Wolfgang Kunze was genuinely committed to brewing until old age. His name is linked to the whole era of brewing history. For merits in this industry he was honored with numerous awards, and was an honorary member of Berlin Institute of Brewing (#VLB).

Wolfgang Kunze left a huge scientific heritage, but never forgot about his family. He had married his wife Christa Kunze since 1948, and left his three children, eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

We express our condolences to the relatives of Wolfgang Kunze and all the co-workers of Berlin Institute of Brewing in connection with the irreplaceable loss. Russian brewers are grieving with you.