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The Moselle: A journey through Germany's oldest wine region

The Moselle winds through a picturesque landscape

Which is characterized by steep vineyards, historic castles and cozy villages. The heart of German viticulture lies in this region, which extends across parts of Germany, Luxembourg and France.

History and tradition

The history of viticulture on the Moselle goes back more than 2000 years. Roman settlers recognized the potential of the steep slopes along the river and planted the first vineyards. Over time, winemaking traditions have evolved, but the deep connection to history remains.

The wines of the Moselle

Riesling: The king of Moselle wines, Riesling is known for its crisp acidity and aromas of green apple, citrus and peach. This wine can vary from dry to sweet and often has impressive aging ability. White and

Pinot Gris:
In addition to Riesling, these wines are also grown in the region and offer a range of flavors and aromas.

Places worth visiting

Bernkastel-Kues: A picturesque town with half-timbered houses and the famous market square.

Cochem: Known for its imposing Reichsburg and the beautiful old town.

Sort: The oldest city in Germany with Roman ruins and an impressive history.

Wine festivals and events

The Moselle lives and breathes wine. There are numerous wine festivals throughout the year, where visitors have the opportunity to taste local wines, enjoy regional specialties and immerse themselves in the culture.

Some of the most famous wineries from the Moselle region:

  • dr Loosen
    A winery that has been family-owned for over 200 years and is known for its high-quality Rieslings.
  • Joh. Jos. prum
    This winery has a legendary reputation, particularly for its Spätlese and Auslese Rieslings.
  • Fritz Haag winery
    Another historic winery known for its fine and elegant Rieslings.
  • Markus Molitor winery
    This winery produces a wide range of wines, from dry to sweet, and has received many awards in recent years.
  • Max Ferd Winery. Judge
    A winery with a long tradition, known for its classic Moselle Rieslings.
  • Reinhold Haart winery
    Known for its Piesporter Goldtröpfchen Rieslings.
  • Clemens Busch winery
    A biodynamic winery that focuses in particular on dry Rieslings.
  • St. Urbans-Hof winery
    Produces a variety of Rieslings, from dry to sweet, with a distinctive Moselle style.
  • Willi Schaefer winery
    A small winery known for its fine and balanced wines.
  • Egon Müller winery
    One of the most renowned wineries not only on the Moselle but worldwide, known for its exquisite and often expensive Rieslings.

Conclusion: Moselle wine region

A visit to the Moselle offers much more than just excellent wines. It is a journey into the past, an escape into nature and a celebration of culture. No matter whether you are a wine lover, history buff or just a travel enthusiast - the Moselle will enchant you.