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The Roman Wine of Speyer - the Oldest Liquid Wine in the World

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/landmarks-of-wine-culture/highlight/the-roman-wine-of-speyer-the-oldest-liquid-wine-in-the-world-1/
25.08.2020
…Here is the oldest grape wine in the world that is still liquid. The Historical Museum of Pfalz guards one of the biggest treasures of viticulture - wine from around 325 AD, preserved in a cylindrical glass bottle…  

Wine City of Deidesheim: The Cradle of German Quality Wines

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/landmarks-of-wine-culture/highlight/wine-city-of-deidesheim-the-cradle-of-german-quality-wines-3/
25.08.2020
… over the year – an almost Mediterranean climate in which figs, almonds, oranges and especially grapewines are thriving. Thus in Ungstein, only ten kilometers north of Deidesheim, leftovers of wild…  

The Monastery of Eberbach: Where the Monks made the Wine

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/landmarks-of-wine-culture/highlight/the-monastery-of-eberbach-where-the-monks-made-the-wine-3/
25.08.2020
… found a new monastery in the Rheingau valley through which the Kisselbach runs – and they had brought grapevines with them.  The Monastery of Eberbach soon grew to be one of the biggest and most important…  

Schloss Johannisberg: The Divine Origins of Spätlese

 
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25.08.2020
… a delayed message from the Prince-Abbot to begin what was by then a Spätlese - late harvest of the grapes surrounding Schloss Johannisberg. This fateful delay gave birth to a prized delicacy.  

The Vineyard Cottages of Saale-Unstrut– The Schweigenberg Ensemble

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/landmarks-of-wine-culture/highlight/the-vineyard-cottages-of-saale-unstrut-the-schweigenberg-ensemble-3/
25.08.2020
… were used by the laborers in the vineyards, as shelters, to store tools and to watch over the grapevines. The concentration of cottages in this vineyard site refers to the time when it was divided in…  

Rotkäppchen Sektkellerei: 150 Years Creating Sparkling Wine

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/landmarks-of-wine-culture/highlight/rotkaeppchen-sektkellerei-150-years-creating-sparkling-wine-1/
25.08.2020
… were not able to provide the necessary amount of wine for their sparkling production so had to buy grape must from Württemberg and Baden. In 1870, a total of 120 000 bottles were produced.In 1894, a French…  

A Stone Picture Book: A Photo Album for Wine

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/landmarks-of-wine-culture/highlight/a-stone-picture-book-a-photo-album-for-wine-1/
25.08.2020
… There is the intoxication of Lot by his daughters, Noah as the first winemaker, Jesus stamping grapes in a wine vat, Josh and Caleb coming home with a heavy bunch of grapes and the parable of the workers…  

Liebfrauenstift-Kirchenstück Vineyard - The Original Liebfraumilch

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/landmarks-of-wine-culture/highlight/liebfrauenstift-kirchenstueck-vineyard-the-original-liebfraumilch-1/
25.08.2020
… is situated around the Liebfrauenkirche (Church of Our Lady) in Worms, where monks were cultivating grapevines back in the Medieval Ages.This small gothic basilica, with its twin tower façade, its…  

Niersteiner Glöck: The oldest vineyard site of Germany

 
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25.08.2020
… to a Grand Cru. The small but fine hillside is mainly cultivated with Riesling and Gewürztraminer grapes. The wines are marked by their balance of fruitiness and minerality, they grow on a mixture of clay…  

Kupferberg Sekt Museum in Mainz: The Pleasures of Sparkling Wine

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/landmarks-of-wine-culture/highlight/kupferberg-sekt-museum-in-mainz-the-pleasures-of-sparkling-wine-1/
25.08.2020
… as the exhibits on display also demonstrate. One of the museum's highlights is the Hall of Grapes, the "Traubensaal", a pavilion made of iron richly decorated with vine leaves, grapes and tendrils…