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Niersteiner Glöck: The oldest vineyard site of Germany

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/landmarks-of-wine-culture/highlight/niersteiner-gloeck-the-oldest-vineyard-site-of-germany-3/
08.05.2020
… and minerality, they grow on a mixture of clay and loess situated above the leftbank of the Rhine.The river creates a special climate together with the 20 percent gradient of the slope and a…  

The Wine Crane of Oestrich: Where the Wine of Rheingau began its Journey

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/landmarks-of-wine-culture/highlight/the-wine-crane-of-oestrich-where-the-wine-of-rheingau-began-its-journey-1/
08.05.2020
…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…  

Schloss Johannisberg: The Divine Origins of Spätlese

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/landmarks-of-wine-culture/highlight/schloss-johannisberg-the-divine-origins-of-spaetlese-1/
08.05.2020
… to the orders of Charlemagne. From his royal palace in Ingelheim, on the western side of the Rhine in the region of Rheinhessen, he looked across the river and noticed that the snow melted there first,…  

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/
08.05.2020
… first successful wine export from the Rheingau: the monks were exempt from toll charges along the Rhine, thus they ran a very profitable business dominating the wine trade all the way down the river to…  

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/
07.05.2020
… can enjoy the view of the vineyards along the German Wine Route, the Palatinate Forest and the Rhine valley.At the inaugural Wine Architecture Awards in 2007, held by the Rhineland-Pfalz Ministry of…  

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/
06.05.2020
… Wine, a small part of the Historical Museum of Pfalz, documents the history of viticulture along the Rhine and its side valleys with a range of other exhibits. Wine presses and elaborate wooden casks can be…  

Gut Hermannsberg: From Semi-Precious Metals to Liquid Gold

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/landmarks-of-wine-culture/highlight/gut-hermannsberg-from-semi-precious-metals-to-liquid-gold-1/
06.05.2020
… of German Quality and Prädikat Wine Estates, and still remains a member today.When the State of Rhineland-Pfalz took over in 1946, the government estate remained a place of research for wine quality and…  

The Bremmer Calmont Vineyard - As Steep as it Gets

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/landmarks-of-wine-culture/highlight/the-bremmer-calmont-vineyard-as-steep-as-it-gets-1/
05.05.2020
… accompanied the Merowingian king Childebert II on a journey by ship from Metz to Andernach in the Rhine valley. Already in those Medieval times, travelling by ship on the Mosel was popular, and also the…  

Old Wine Trading Centre of Bacharach: Home of Roman god Bacchus

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/landmarks-of-wine-culture/highlight/old-wine-trading-centre-of-bacharach-home-of-roman-god-bacchus-1/
05.05.2020
… centers for wine. The reason for that was what is called "The Binger Loch" – a rocky bottleneck in the Rhine which was not navigable  by big ships back then. As a consequence, the wine had to be transported…  

Bopparder Hamm: Rhine Region's Largest Loop

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/landmarks-of-wine-culture/highlight/bopparder-hamm-rhine-regions-largest-loop-1/
04.05.2020
…The largest contiguous vineyard area of the Mittelrhein lies within the Rhine region's largest loop: Bopparder Hamm, a vine-clad district of the town of Boppard on the Rhine. The name probably derives from the Latin…