Best Vineyard Views 2020 announced


From February 10 to March 15, more than 10,000 people participated in a public online vote on the homepage of the German Wine Institute (DWI), for the "Best Vineyard Views 2020" in each of the German wine regions.

The regional wine associations submitted a choice of 48 suggestions from all 13 regions for this competition.This is the third time it has taken place since its launch in 2012 and followup in 2016.

After counting the approximately 24,000 votes, the following towns and cities can look forward to receiving their "Best Vineyard View" award.

The Best Vineyard Views 2020:

  •     Ahr: Saffenburg castle ruins near Mayschoß
  •     Baden: View into the Kaiserstuhl near Oberbergen
  •     Franconia: Terroir f Stetten
  •     Hessische Bergstraße: Herrnberg vineyard near Groß-Umstadt
  •     Middle Rhine: Nürer Kopf near Leutesdorf
  •     Mosel: Hambuchhütte near Lieser
  •     Nahe: Hiking trail near Niedernhausen
  •     Rheingau: Ruin Nollig, Lorch
  •     Pfalz: Kleine Kalmit near Ilbesheim and Landau
  •     Rheinhessen: Ruhkreuz Zornheim
  •     Saale-Unstrut: Vineyard Goldener Steiger on the Geiseltalsee, Bad Lauchstädt
  •     Saxony: Vineyard view, Diesbar-Seußlitz
  •     Württemberg: Michaelsberg, Cleebronn

“Viewpoints are awarded as 'Best Vineyard View', which guarantee impressive views of the German wine culture landscapes and are also easy to reach for hikers or by bike. They create new wine tourism destinations in the growing regions, which invite you to visit the wine regions and enjoy the wines where they grow, ”said DWI managing director Monika Reule.

The 13 viewpoints will be marked on site each year with a clearly visible stele by the Mainz artist Ulrich Schreiber as "Best Vineyard View 2020" and officially inaugurated.

The 39 most beautiful wine views that have now been awarded are described on the DWI website and then integrated into the interactive map on the home page.

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