Three Days in the Rhine River Valley – Day 3


GrapeRadio Host Brian Clark spends three days in Germany’s Rhine River Valley. This media/press trip was sponsored by the German Wine Institute and the European Union for its Destination Riesling program.

Join him as he travels to some of the most popular wine destinations in the Rheinhessen, Nahe and the Rheingau Regions.

Day Three Itinerary: (The Rheingau Region)

Domdechant Werner’sches Weingut –
(Hosted by Dr Franz Werner Michel):
Weingut Künstler (Hosted Günter Künstler):
Weingut Josef Leitz (Hosted by Josef Leitz):
Schloss Reinhartshausen (Hosted by Walter Bibo):

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German Wine Institute:
Wines of Germany:

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Dr Franz Werner Michel reviews the extensive tasting he has prepared for the group.

Th entrance Weingut Künstler.

Gunter Künstler (center) discusses his wines.

Weingut Künstler an many other producers in German are known for high quality Spätburgunder (Pinot Noir).

Marissa D’Vari watches Josef Leitz conduct the wine tasting.

Walter Bibo (left) welcomes us to Schloss Reinhartshausen.

The cave system of the Schloss and Weinguts of the area are all very impressive.

Older vintages laid down for future generations.

3 Responses to “Three Days in the Rhine River Valley – Day 3”

  1. 1 Tanya Shekhovtsova Sep 20th, 2008 at 3:10 am

    While listening to the show and following the most impressive desinations in Germany, picturesque Rhine River Valley (the Rheingau Region), one can notice how important this region is for winemakers and what a generous dedication it receives from you.

    However I acknowledge the beauty of the wine and its original subtlety.

  2. 2 marisa d'vari Sep 20th, 2008 at 4:12 am

    Good work Brian! Love your blog.

  3. 3 Neal Clark Sep 25th, 2008 at 9:14 am

    Brian, I really enjoyed the daily posts. Made me feel like I was being updated daily on your experiences, not just listening to a weekly blog.

    Loved the talks with the journalists about the day’s trip. Glad to see some more shows on Riesling. Keep them coming.


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