"Rheinhessen has been called 'God's Garden'. The fertility and wealth of this strip of land has been famous from time immemorial"
S F Hallgarten in 'German Wines' 1981
Explore Rheinhessen starting from Great Wine Capital Mainz! BottleStops' 'Not-Only-Riesling Tour', takes you on a 6 hours day trip for tastings at leading wineries in the region.
Million years ago Rheinhessen was ocean floor. Today Rheinhessen sports an ocean of opportunities for young winemakers keenly showing off their skills. Pick-up fossilised shells while enjoying superb wines from over 20 varietals growing in the region!
From wines soft, fragrant, medium-bodied and mild in acidity to wines of great class and elegance, with a depth and complexity second to none - Rheinhessen sports it all.
If you prefer to stay in Mainz, opt for a wine tasting and walking tour - explore the region in a liquid way by joining our wine and food lovers' event 'Tasting & Tour'.
* Wine Tour(s): private on request, and join-in: Not Only Riesling
* Date, time and duration:
Our Rheinhessen wine tours are typically scheduled as public small group tours on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday - leaving from Mainz at 10.00 am with a return at approx 4.00 pm.
*Pickup and Dropoff:
Unless personal pickup is requested, the meeting point is at the short-term parking lot at the backside of Mainz Hauptbahnhof (Central Train Station).
There will be two to three wine tasting stops at Rheinhessen wine estates, and a lunch stop. Depending on pace and progress there will be stops for pictures and village sightseeing, too.
Our luxury van has a capacity for a total of 6 people. The public tours to Rheinhessen need a minimum participation of 4 travellers. Individual travellers are welcome!
Pricing starts Euro 145 per participant on a public tour.