Search

Searchbox

Note: The search input can be further influenced by various operators: an asterisk (*) serves as a wildcard (reb*), quotes search for an exact match ("Max Mustermann") and a minus (-) closes a term of looking out (recipe -fish).

search results

Results
181 results
Search results 91 until 100 of 181

World Heritage Site - The “Wine Island” of Reichenau

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/landmarks-of-wine-culture/highlight/world-heritage-site-the-wine-island-of-reichenau-1/
25.08.2020
…Germany's southernmost vineyards are cultivated on Reichenau, an island in Lake Constance, now a World Heritage Site. Today, it is better known as the "vegetable island", but for centuries, viticulture was the economic…  

Vulkanfelsgarten Winklerberg: Wines With a Volcanic Touch

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/landmarks-of-wine-culture/highlight/vulkanfelsgarten-winklerberg-wines-with-a-volcanic-touch-1/
25.08.2020
… site is Winklerberg, which derives its name from the crooked, labyrinthian (“verwinkelt”) layout of its vineyards. The steep slopes of weathered volcanic soil with limestone inclusions have been tamed into broad…  

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
…rrupted succession. Up until secularization, it was known as the “Fürstbischöflicher Hofkeller”; in 1814, the vineyards of the prince bishops were transferred to the Bavarian crown and the estate was renamed “Königlich…  

Lorsch Abbey: Databank of German Viticultural History

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/landmarks-of-wine-culture/highlight/lorsch-abbey-databank-of-german-viticultural-history-1/
25.08.2020
… Abbey's possessions, however, had grown out of a number of donations, most of them containing vineyards. Written sources tell that in ca. 850, Lorsch already owned more than 900 vineyard sites, situated…  

Wine Estate of the Vereinigte Hospitien - The Oldest Wine Cellar in Germany

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/landmarks-of-wine-culture/highlight/wine-estate-of-the-vereinigte-hospitien-the-oldest-wine-cellar-in-germany-1/
25.08.2020
… institution to care for wounded soldiers, the old and the sick. He also took over the property of vineyards from the former cloisters and monasteries, among them some of the best vineyard sites along the…  

The Sundial Vineyards around Bernkastel-Kues - A Journey Through Time

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/landmarks-of-wine-culture/highlight/the-sundial-vineyards-around-bernkastel-kues-a-journey-through-time-1/
25.08.2020
…Time travel through the vineyards around Bernkastel-Kues as you discover a series of sundials high on the dark slate cliffs of the Middle Mosel. They now mark not only the time, but some of the finest vineyards in the…  

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/
25.08.2020
… to the most precious sweetness of the grapes", romanticized Venantius, continuing: "where leaved vineyards rise upwards towards naked mountaintops", there "yields a harvest of the many colored grapes to the…  

The Ruins of the Monastery of Disibodenberg: Where the oldest grapevines grow

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/landmarks-of-wine-culture/highlight/the-ruins-of-the-monastery-of-disibodenberg-where-the-oldest-grapevines-grow-3/
25.08.2020
… a long history of viticulture. Traces of vines on the southern slope indicate that the cloister vineyards have been continuously cultivated since at least the 11th century.  

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/
25.08.2020
… viticulture is first mentioned in 1128 in a property list of the Rupertsberg Monastery in which vineyards are recorded in the community of Böckelheim. Over the years however, viticulture suffered heavily…  

The Open-Air Museum of Bad Sobernheim: The living history of viticulture

 
URL: https://www.germanwines.de/tourism/landmarks-of-wine-culture/highlight/the-open-air-museum-of-bad-sobernheim-the-living-history-of-viticulture-3/
25.08.2020
… May when a day of action evolves around the themes of wine and wine making. Presentations show how vineyards were cultivated in former times, how wine barrels were chipped from the cellars or how champagne…