Events we go to · 11. July 2022
Things to do in Mainz – for Wine Lovers
Our insider tips for winelovers visiting Mainz...
Wineries & Sites we like · 08. July 2022
Kloster Eberbach
If you are looking for things to do in Wiesbaden, why not consider an outing to the nearby Rheingau wine region? From Wiesbaden some of the best wineries, vineyards and wine tasting locations are just a short drive west into the wine country. Rent a bike, take a train (or book a wine tour) and enjoy both the scenery of the Rhein River and the taste of Rheingau. Here are five of our favourite wine destinations near Wiesbaden:
Wineries & Sites we like · 07. July 2022
One of the best things to do in Wiesbaden is to enjoy wine. Wiesbaden is located right at the fringe of the historic Rheingau wine region and with that wine (and not beer) rules. Below find a list of locals' most favourite wine tasting ...uh.. drinking spots.
Wineries & Sites we like · 05. July 2022
5 Reasons why Mainz should be on your German Tour Itinerary
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:
Wineries & Sites we like · 21. June 2022
This list is what we at BottleStops consider the Best Restaurants in Mainz for German food and wine. These are places where the locals enjoy honest classic (in some cases also modern) German cuisine with a glass of regional wine - generous, tasty and most satisfying. Heiliggeist A restaurant in a former sacral building, a hospital from the 14th century – quite a spectacular setting to enjoy food classics such as Schnitzel or Spätzle. Goldener Hirsch Modern yet cosy; very good food, popular...
Wineries & Sites we like · 20. June 2022
5 gorgeous Wine Destinations Close to Frankfurt
Check out these 5 top wine destinations for a Day Tour from Frankfurt.
Wineries & Sites we like · 04. November 2021
Here is what you need to know when starting to plan your wine trip to Germany. A basic, 3 point guide to get set up perfectly for a wine vacation.
Wineries & Sites we like · 10. May 2021
22 German Winemakers to Watch in 2021 - by wine region
A perfect wine tour in Germany will most certainly include a number of classic wineries and wines, say Dr Loosen in Mosel, or Schloss Johannisberg in Rheingau, von Winningen in Pfalz. But then, wouldn’t it be great to discover some of the newcomers, those German vintners/winemakers that are all the rage with German wine lovers? This is the 2021 list of winemakers who made it onto the radar of German wine lovers – and it’s not only about newly founded wineries, but also about estates that...
Wineries & Sites we like · 26. March 2021
wine tasting room in ahr
World class wine estates in Germany? There's plenty of them!
Wines & Food we taste · 05. February 2021
Rheinhessen Silvaner – Germa-russ-ican Bierock
The world of food is full of oddities. Ask a German about Bierock and he will assume it is the latest VW model. Ask foodies in the United States and Bierock is a comfort food dish of German heritage, common in the Midwest – sometimes called Runza, too. It is bread-y on the outside, it contains cabbage and meat, and it came to the US with German immigrants over a centenary ago. Interestingly the immigrants with Bierock in their luggage migrated from German colonies in the Volga region of...

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