Seværdigheder i vinregionerne



Wasems Kloster Engelthal

Neues Leben in alte Mauern zu bringen, war das Ziel des Ingelheimer Weinguts Julius Wasem. Dazu ließ die Winzerfamilie die denkmalgeschützten Reste des Zisterzienserinnenklosters Engelthal sanieren.  read more

Bopparder Hamm

The largest contiguous vineyard area of the Mittelrhein lies within Rhine wine country's largest loop: Bopparder Hamm, a vine-clad district of the town of Boppard on the Rhine. The name probably derives from the Latin word hamus, meaning hook or crook (bend), alluding to the S-shaped form of the bend in the river. read more

Weinumschlagplatz Bacharach

This city honors the ancient God of Bacchus in its name. Bacharach took its name, so legend goes, from the Celtic word "Baccaracum" - meaning Baccarus' farm - or from the Latin word "Bacchiara" which stood for the altar of Bacchus. read more

Römische Kelteranlage Piesport

In these basins the Romans once trod upon Mosel finest fruits – quite literally: In Piesport, a small community on the Mosel, in 1985 the biggest Roman wine press north of the Alpes was discovered. It was discovered during the land clearance right at the feet of the famous steep slope site of the "Piesporter Goldtröpfchen." read more

The Calmont Vineyard

There's no steeper slope even along the Mosel: With a gradient of up to 60 percent, the Calmont is the steepest sloped vineyard in all Europe. The hill with a height of 290 metres, rising between Bremm and Ediger-Eller, was born 400 million years ago in the earth age of Devon and consists of slate rocks and weathered graywacke stones. read more

The City of Art Nouveau, Traben-Trarbach

This is a true landmark for the significance wine trading once held for the Mosel region: the Art Nouveau city of Traben-Trarbach. Around the year 1900, the small city in the middle of the Mosel valley was the most important wine trading city of the world – with the exception of French Bordeaux. read more

Vineyards' Sundials

They measure the progress of time throughout the day and they are as old as mankind: Up to the beginning of the 19th century, sundials were the yery synonym for watches – since there were no others. The principle is easy: A pole is fixed into earth paralleling the axis of the earth, its shadow then points out the position of the sun therefore denoting the hours or even minutes. read more

Weingut Lubentiushof

Der Lubentiushof in Niederfell an der Mosel geht auf eine im Jahre 1711 gegründete Kellerei der Fürsten von der Leyen zurück. 1994 übernahm Andreas Barth, eigentlich Jurist, das Weingut und führt es seither als Quereinsteiger mit allerhand neuen Ideen. read more

Wine estate Vereinigte Hospitien, Trier

The heritage of Roman times, here you can grasp it with your hands: in the cellar of the Vereinigte Hospitien in Trier. The origins of the wine cellar reach back to the year 330 when two big storehouses stood on the banks of the river Mosel, called "horreas" by the Romans. Here, wine was stored which had been brought upstream, products from the wine presses further down the river. read more

The Open-Air Museum of Bad Sobernheim

This is a panorama of viticulture, stretching from Medieval times up to today – and there's no better place to experience it all than the open-air museum of Bad Sobernheim on the Nahe river. Founded in 1973 in the idyllic valley of the nightingale, the museum today stretches out over 35 hectares and answers to 60 000 visitors per year: it is the biggest open-air museum in the state of Rhenania-Palatina. read more