What do you mean when you say ‘Rhine Wine’? Rhine Wine as in a taste? Rhine Wine as in the vineyards alongside The Rhine? Wine shipped on The Rhine? Every once in a while, I check the analytics of my website’s traffic. Google tells me that people looked for ‘Rhine Wine Tours’. Oh ja! I have Rhine Wine Tours. Uh, at least some, in some regions, say Rheinhessen and Rheingau and Mittelrhein, with plenty of different wines. But is there such a thing as Rhine Wine? What have you been...
So, you got Heidelberg, Munich and Berlin on your list of tour stops when visiting Germany? You will have a guided tour at Eagles Nest, and you will visit Neuschwanstein? You are up for a Moselle or Rhine river cruise? Have beers at the Hofbräuhaus? With that programme, why make time and take a tour-stop in Mainz, this lesser-known mid-sized city nestled in a bend of the River Rhine?
Here five fab reasons for you to spend a day or two in the city we love:
You have a long layover in Frankfurt and you are not sure what to do? You like wine? Then this self guided wine tour might be for you: check out our 10 tips for hours well spent on a quick wine trip of Rheinhessen and Rheingau.
German Wine Culture: Liebfrauenstift - a church build in 1300, located smack in the vineyards of Rheinhessen. For a long time this was a destination for pilgrims, not only for religious reasons it is said, but also for wines offered to exhausted souls. On a less flattering end the Liebfrauenstift became also the namesake of the Liebfraumilch, a cuvee of cheapest wines, unfortunately still perceived as representative of German wine culture in overseas markets.
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