View of Schloss Ahrenfels from Bad Breisig on the Rhine River


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Ahr wines: top quality rises from the floods

Vineyards along the Ahr Valley on steep slopes

Despite the devastating flood disaster a year ago, on 14th July 2021, wine lovers can now look forward to top Ahr wines from the latest harvest.

Ahr valley winegrowers were able to harvest high-quality grapes from around 90 percent of their vineyards for the 2021 vintage, according to the German Wine Institute (DWI) .  This was only possible thanks to the amazing solidarity of the entire wine industry and the help of many volunteers from near and far. The high harvest quantity was also due to the location of most of the grape vines – growing on the higher slopes of the river valley, where they were spared from the raging water masses. (more…)

Hike the Ahr valley: Landmark of Wine Culture 2022

Ahr Valley in atumn with coloured vine leaves

The popular “Red Wine Hiking Trail” through one of the smallest but finest winegrowing regions in Germany, the Ahr valley, has been named a “Landmark of Wine Culture 2022” by the German Wine Institute (DWI) .

Here’s what the German Wine Institute has to say about this true gem of wine and hiking tourism. … (more…)

Keep on track in 2021!

2021 Calendar

Check out HERE our specially designed 2021 calendar with the most important dates of the year, such as World Riesling Day or International Beer Day.

It’s a great reference for the whole year, and its 1- page format means you can just print it out or keep handy on your desktop or device for quick access. (more…)

Top gong for Rabenhorst

DLG awards Rabenhorst top prize for the 9th time

People across Germany have been trusting their and their families’ well-being to one name for decades (and longer), Rabenhorst. It’s so exciting that the Germany Agricultural Society (DLG) has yet again recognised their continuing exceptional quality across their whole range of juices in a very special way.


Once upon a bottle …

Schloss Ahrenfels from Bad Breisig on the Rhine River, Germany

It all started a long time go, like a script from a Hollywood film : Australian girl meets German boy at a party. A week later … Australian leaves for 6 months in Europe; German leaves for the US. Will their lives ever cross again, in a world without mobile phones or social media? (more…)