Outstanding Vinotheks (Tasting Rooms)
Outstanding vinotheks awarded in 2021!
The German Wine Institute (DWI) announced the winners of its "Outstanding Vinotheks 2021" competition on September 29, 2021 in Ingelheim. 30 award winners from nine German growing regions received the certificates from German Wine Queen Sina Erdrich and DWI Managing Director Monika Reule. In 2016 the German Wine Institute (DWI) already issued 50 awards for outstanding vinotheks from the 13 German wine growing regions. We present all award-winning vinotheks here, filterable by year of award and wine growing region.
In addition, the Award-winning Vinotheques 2021 are also available in short videos on the DWI's YouTube channel.
Weingut Georg Breuer
Weingut Georg Breuer quickly makes Riesling fans go into raptures. Already in the early 1980s, Bernhard Breuer had led the winery to international renown. In the meantime, the winery is run by his daughter Theresa Breuer.read more
What does the vinothek of Weingut Schreiber in Hochheim am Main have to do with New Zealand? When it comes to inspiration, quite a lot! In fact, the idea to create an extraordinary place for the presentation of their own wines came from the junior boss.read more
When Cathrin Tronser looks out from the spacious stone terrace across the Rhine to the Rheingau region of Hesse, she could almost forget that she is actually at her workplace.read more
Many wineries in Germany can look back on a rich history. In the case of Weingut Braunewell, it even goes back to the 17th century, when François Breiniville moved from Villepot-Loraine to Essenheim and established a livelihood in agriculture and viticulture.read more
There are only a few visitors who are not surprised after they have crossed the narrow entrance gate into the Bretz winery. Who would expect to find a touch of Tuscany in this large inner courtyard with palm trees and blooming oleander in Bechtolsheim?read more
Weingut Eppelman is a mature, old-school family business. Back in the middle of the 20th century it was still a mixed agricultural operation, making the transition solely to wine production in 1960.read more
It came as a complete, but wonderful, surprise to his parents when Nico Espenschied revealed his career plans. Given that he had already finished his university admission exams, parents Heike and Wilfried presumed their son would pursue an academic career.read more
Weingut J. Neus
Ingelheim's reds have been famous for centuries, and Josef Neus rose here as one of the "Kings of Red Wine." Neus was born on the Mosel, but came to Ober-Ingelheim in 1881, opened a wine store and soon thereafter began with his own cultivation.read more
Weingut Meyerhof in the Rheinhessen town of Flonheim prides itself on seven generations of family ownership. The estate has sat in this location only since the early 1980s, when Artur Meyer built new buildings here on the edge of town.read more
Pauser is a young, fresh and creative family-run winery, and a relatively new one at that. Founded at the end of the 1970s, Friedrich Pauser and his daughter Eva Pauser-Brand cultivate over 30 hectares of vineyards.read more
For Mirjam, there was never any question in her mind that she would someday be a winemaker. As a child, she spent much time in the vineyards, learning all aspects of viticulture at her father's side.read more
In 2006, the brothers Christoph and Johannes Thörle took over the winery from their parents. The first successes soon became apparent, the wines achieved higher scores in various wine guides and newcomer prizes were awarded.read more