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Vintner By Day, Novelist By Night (#532)

Fruit Photography: Incredible upclose photos of fruits and seeds are achieved by biologist Wolfgang Stuppy who uses an electron microscope.


Art for Animals at the Zoo: The Tiergarten Schonbrunn in Vienna has installed sculptures in animals' compounds. The exhibition is called "Trouble in Paradise".

100 Years of Morgan: We profile this British company which celebrates a century of auto production. Its "Four Four" is the longest single car model produced in the world. Only about 700 are built a year.

500 Years of Altenburg Card Sets: The oldest playing card company in the world is in Altenburg in eastern Germany where cards have been produced for 500 years.

Eating as an Art: Dutch designer Marie Vogelzang. considers eating an artistic experience, and so each booking is an event for her for which she develops a special concept.

Crime and Wine: We profile young German vintner Andreas Wagner who cultivates grapes by day, but by night he's sitting at his desk solving crimes that he writes about for his novels. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: DW-TV's euromaxx provides an insight into the cultural side of Europe and the people who live there with colorful stories that reflect the rich variety of cultural life in Europe. From architecture and design to pop culture and fashion, euromaxx explores the region's new trends as well as its old traditions. euromaxx is as multi-facetted as Europe itself: an entertaining kaleidoscope of people, places and lifestyle. Each half-hour is packed with features focused on the latest in music, movies, fashion, food and travel. euromaxx always has a fresh take on today's culture - it's what's happening today and this week. It's topical, relevant, and as fresh as this week's Sunday newspaper.

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