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…In the time of Rococo, written or painted album pages that were devoted to wine or hunting were the big fashion of the time. Just outside the city walls of Naumburg, amongst the blossoms near Großjena, you can see what…
…Abroad, Liebfraumilch used to be the equivalent for German wine in general. The wine and the name have their origin in the Liebfrauenstift vineyard which is situated around the Liebfrauenkirche in Worms.
… "Glöck", so named from either the chiming of the church bells or because the bell-ringer was paid with wine from that vineyard. This is yet to be established but the fact remains that the bishop of Würzburg…
…parkling pleasure of sekt has a long tradition in Mainz and a multi-layered one. Kupferberg, former sparkling wine producers, have seven layers of cellars under their grand Villa overlooking the city.
…Bringing new life to old walls was the goal of the Wasem's House of Wine in Ingelheim. The family has succeeded with their modern glass-concrete addition to the heritage-listed ruins of the Cistercian Engelthal convent.
…The historic crane for loading wine barrels onto boats shipping along the Rhine is not only a symbol of the town Oestrich-Winkel, but also an expression of the importance of Rheingau wine for the marketplace. In…
… vineyards were shrivelled on the vine and covered in noble rot, which was until then unknown to the wine makers. Nevertheless, the courageous winemaker of the estate had the grapes brought in and pressed. He…
…ell be the cradle of viticulture in the Rheingau, since no other building in the area symbolizes centuries of wine making culture like the Monastery of Eberbach near the village of Eltville.
…It is unusual for an old winegrower's house to look like a classic modernist building, but that's exactly the case in Kindenheim. This is where the estate of the Kreutzenberger vintner family was built in 1929 – in what…
…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…