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Laubenheimer Johannisberg

Laubenheimer Johannisberg

Saint John and the vineyards by the river Rhein Isn't the village of Johannisberg in Rheingau? Yes. But it was a Mainz archbishop who settled a community of monks there around 1100 and dedicated the basilica to St. John the Baptist. The name of the single vineyard in Mainz-Laubenheim refers to the former property of the Johanniskloster. The location is magnificent, above the district, with a breathtaking view over the river and Ried in Hessen. The "3-Lagen-Wanderung" of the Mainz winegrowers leads through the Laubenheim vineyards. A wide…

Lonsheimer Mandelberg

Lonsheimer Mandelberg

Almond, mantle, marl  Such a beautiful name, so many questions: The simplest explanation could be that almond trees were found there. Nowadays, almond trees blossom without any problems in sunny Rheinhessen, but also in the Middle Ages? Another interpretation suggests that the vineyard bears the shape of an almond. Well, with a lot of imagination! Almond could also be derived from the Middle High German "Mantel". Not the garment, but meant the forest mantle, the edge zone of a forest. Pine trees are said to have grown there. Today, various…

Ludwigshöher Teufelskopf

Ludwigshöher Teufelskopf (Devil's Head of Ludwigshöhe)

A vanished village and an up-and-coming location Has the devil been up to his mischief here? The name "devil" in the case of vineyards often refers to disreputable localities. Or is it perhaps based on a more harmless personal name? The single vineyard site lies to the west of the village. Not far away, however, in the direction of the river Rhein, is a late Baroque cemetery cross with a somewhat creepy background. The village of Rudeslheim, which perished in 1822, is located there. The cross is a reminder for this. The "Ludwigshöher…

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Contact details:

Rheinhessenwein e.V.

Otto-Lilienthal-Straße 4

55232 Alzey

Tel: 06731 89328 0
E-Mail: info@rheinhessenwein.de