Rheingau - Home of the Riesling wines
Rheingau - Home of the Riesling wines
Rheingau - Home of the Riesling wines
Rheingau - Home of the Riesling wines
Rheingau - Home of the Riesling wines
Rheingau - Home of the Riesling wines
Rheingau - Home of the Riesling wines

Rheingau - Home of the Riesling wines

 

Rheingau, situated on the right side of the river Rhine, has alreadyinspired famous writers and thinkers like Goethe and Bismarck- The old health resort town Wiesbaden with its noble mansions, health resort gardens, bathing facilities and health centre as well as several castles and fortresses, testify to the prosperity of this region.

The Rheingau wine region extends from Wiesbaden to Lorchhausen (north of Rüdesheim). Protected on the one side by the Taunus and benefitting from the temperature storage and the several kilometres wide Rhine River.

On Slate, Quartz, deep calcareous soils of loess, the well-known acid-rich, dry or semi-dry Riesling as well as the full-bodied Pinot Noir red wines, thrive.

A boat trip on the Rhine from Wiesbaden to Bingen, along castles, monasteries and fortresses, convey to visitors an impression of the centuries-old religious and secular culture. World famous is also the town Rüdesheim with the strolling alleys (Drosselgasse). Including a visit to the nearby Niederwald monument, you will breathe a touch of German history.