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
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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...
German Wine News and Musings · 12. December 2020
Corona-times Germany in December: Thousands of people send wines to total strangers... this is why.
German Wine News and Musings · 04. December 2020
As far as the wine events business is concerned the 2020 glasses were not just half full - they were smashed to smithereens. With view of coming year the outlook isn't that bright either: The organisers of ProWein just officially announced that the March 2021 edition (initially labeled as the postponed 2020 event) is being cancelled, too, amidst Covid-19 concerns and legal restrictions. According to the organisers the timing of the decision played a crucial role: “Exhibitors can now focus on...
German Wine News and Musings · 03. December 2020
Icewine fans will have a reason to celebrate the vintage 2020...
German Wine News and Musings · 10. November 2020
Early frost, draught and a health crisis... not the easiest conditions for german vintners this year - learn how each wine region managed...

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