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Hoflößnitz: The Saxon Club and the Elector's Notorious Wine Feasts

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/landmarks-of-wine-culture/highlight/hofloessnitz-the-saxon-club-and-the-electors-notorious-wine-feasts-1/
25.08.2020
… lavishly with panel paintings.  In the 17th century, life on the estate evolved around the production of wine. This can be seen in the little Book of Viticulture which was written by the Electoral…  

Mayschoss-Altenahr: Cradle of Wine-growers' Cooperatives

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/landmarks-of-wine-culture/highlight/mayschoss-altenahr-cradle-of-wine-growers-cooperatives-3/
25.08.2020
… – not surprising in a region known primarily for red wine – and 20%, Riesling. With an average annual production of one million liters, the cooperative numbers among Germany’s medium-sized operations, and among…  

Staatlicher Hofkeller Würzburg - A Labyrinth of Cellars Beneath the Residence

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/landmarks-of-wine-culture/highlight/staatlicher-hofkeller-wuerzburg-a-labyrinth-of-cellars-beneath-the-residence-1/
25.08.2020
… Würzburg.” With 120 hectares of vineyard holdings throughout Franken and an average annual production of ca. 850,000 bottles, it numbers among the largest wine estates of Germany.Headquarters of the…  

Bopparder Hamm: Rhine Region's Largest Loop

 
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25.08.2020
… a heat reservoir; and the heat-retaining stony, slate soils afford perfect conditions for the production of superb Riesling wines with a fine mineral tone and aromas reminiscent of apple, mint, and…  

The Monastery of Eberbach: Where the Monks made the Wine

 
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25.08.2020
… meters down the road from the old monastery, the Steinbergkeller was opened, a state-of-the-art wine production site rivalling any in Europe. Each day, up to 7000 litres of grape juice can be processed, while…  

Schloss Wackerbarth: the Oldest Sparkling Wine Cellar in Saxony

 
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25.08.2020
… founded nearby in Niederlößnitz. The Niederlößnitz factory caused a sensation with its sparkling wine production using the classic bottle fermentation method: after all, the Saxons got none other than the French…  

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
… the winemakers of Freyburg 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…  

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
… and you can see the elaborately decorated wine casks, which still hold the wine necessary for the production of the famous Kupferberg sekt. Sekt tastings are not to be missed, nor are the concerts which take…  

Winzerhof Gierer - Enchanting Sightlines, Inside and Out

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/landmarks-of-wine-culture/highlight/winzerhof-gierer-enchanting-sightlines-inside-and-out-1/
25.08.2020
… why winemaker Josef Gierer decided to expand his traditional winery; on the one hand to optimize the production processes, on the other hand to create appealing spaces for the presentation of his wines as well…  

Weingut Kreutzenberger - classic and modern at the same time

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/landmarks-of-wine-culture/highlight/weingut-kreutzenberger-classic-and-modern-at-the-same-time-1/
25.08.2020
… created the "transparent winery" - a tour that leads interested visitors through all the production processes of vinification and makes the wine's journey from berry to bottle tangible. From the…