Mainz | Rheinhessen

Weingut Eva Vollmer

With its seasonal offerings regarding wine, Eva Vollmer’s winery at Mainz-Ebersheim convinced the jury to bestow the award in the category Innovative Wine Tourism Experiences. Events such as wine picnics, wine and yoga, or blind wine tastings in the dark create new opportunities for any kind of taste to experience the wines of Rheinhessen in their place of origin.

Rheinhessenvinothek

The award in the category Wine Tourism Services goes to the wine store (Vinothek) at the Proviantamt Mainz. This wine store in the historic ambience of the listed Proviant-Warehouse offers a particularly broad selection of wine products from Rheinhessen, which can be sampled, enjoyed and bought here. Numerous wine events, wine tastings, trainings, talks with winemakers and cultural events are rounded off by an attractive range of regional foods. The store also offers an in-depth consultancy service, either face to face or via digital media.

Where can you enjoy urban wine drinking, lifestyle and traditional wine culture ?

In the German Wine Capital Mainz together with Rheinhessen, of course!

Perfect service, perfect wine experience complete with bed, food, exploration and wine – that is why the Espenhof in Rheinhessen was decorated with the Best of Wine Tourism Award 2016.


Mainz and Rheinhessen honored its 2017 ‘Best Of Wine Tourism’ award winners at a ceremony held at the Mainz City Hall on September 29...

 

In ten years, Carolin Gillot and Hans-Oliver Spanier, two winemaking visionaries have created a Rheinhessen masterwork at Weingut Kühling-Gillot. The winery was the 2016 regional winner in the 'Architecture, Parks & Gardens' category of the 'Best Of Wine Tourism' competition.

Andreas Mohr of Weingut Mohrenhof believes that wine tourism is all about serving wine tourists' needs.  His successful wine safaris through the vineyards of the Rheinhessen prove that he's right!

It it all started in 1984 with the 140th birthday of the Jean Buscher winery in Bechtheim. In that year, the basilika of Bechtheim was renovated, and church painter Hermann Gottried fell in love with the Buscher wines. His drafts and pictures for church windows were the first works of art that made their way into the Buscher wine cellar. "We didn't have a clue what we were doing", reminisces Senior Jean Michael, "but the visitors were enthralled."...

Eva Eppard, Restaurant Kupferberg, 2016 global Best of Wine Tourism – Wine Tourism Restaurants, Mainz | Rheinhessen

"We are proud to receive this international award for our restaurant "Kupferberg Terrasse" with it's 200 years of sparkling wine culture. To us it is both, motivation for further invest in our regional oriented way of wine gastronomy in Rheinhessen and at the same time a motivation for our team to meet our guests expectations in terms of authentic products in the future."

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