The wineries Oekonomierat Johann Geil I Erben (Bechtheim) and Scheffer (Zotzenheim) were awarded the Grand State Prize, the highest award in the country.

Seventeen other companies received the State Prize for their outstanding achievements.

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The Machmer family in Bechtheim has been growing wine for several generations. Georg and his son Markus Machmer practice well-established cooperation and are assisted by their wives Herta and Mirijam. The character of the Machmer wines is determined by the soil on which they grow. These wines are very authentic, characterized by their origin and are full of minerality. They are strong in flavor but mild in acidity and have a clear and fine expression in the fruit. "The wines make you want more ..." The Machmer...

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The traditional winery is located in the middle of Guntersblum. At present, three generations live in the old Frankish courtyards with their striking tower. Head of winery Fred Oswald cultivates 20 hectares of vineyards. The vineyards on the Rheinterrasse are mainly planted with classic grape varieties: Silvaner, Riesling, Müller-Thurgau and Pinot are the main varieties. To excite the natural aroma potential of the grapes, he takes the winery the risk of late harvest and reduces the yield. The vinification and the...

The winery Bungert-Mauer is an award-winning winery with vineyard locations directly on the Rhine level and rich soil structures - optimal growth conditions for fine Silvaner. From the quality wines to the premium line Matthias Bungert shows class - with a lot of heart and passion.

1 winery, 3 young winemakers, 4 generations and a shared passion. Everything under one roof - in our winery in Wörrstadt! Making a lifelong bond with nature. A bond that we have built through our daily work in the vineyard - with our region, each of our plots and our vines. We keep the quality reins always tight enough, so that we can stand for each grape and for each bottle, with our name. With this consequence, we are firmly in the saddle and never lose sight of the goal. With our 25 ha vineyard, we only sell bottled wine...

The Gres winery looks back on a good 300 years of winemaking tradition. The family came in the wake of the Huguenot banishment in 1684 from the Rhône Valley, where they had already done viticulture, to Rheinhessen. There, they planted 70,000 vines on 15 hectares in and around the municipality of Appenheim. The vineyards are located in five municipalities, so that for each grape variety an ideal location is available. The vines thrive particularly well on humus-rich limestone soils. In addition to national (Riesling,...

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Our winery and the wines are the base of our success. A wine has many faces. It is pleasure, life and sociability, but also quiet companion. For us, tradition means commitment, and that in the 5th generation already. Quality is always a challenge for us. For us, the love of wine, the experience of nature and an exceptionally high quality standard are the most important. Preserving the natural character of the wines is our philosophy. A staggered, partially selective harvest and a subsequent gentle processing guarantee a high...

Gault Millau 2014: "The Bechtheim winery is continuing to increase and is a benchmark when it comes to Riesling and Silvaner, Pinot Noir, but also specialties such as Muscat in Rheinhessen ... the third grape is clearly within reach." VivArt: "Johannes Geil-Bierschenk has long resisted the infantilization of taste "Flexible partner for specialized trade and export. Gault Millau 2 red grapes. Best dry Riesling Riesling Producer Award 2013 Staatsehrenpreis 2013 One of the 111 best young German winemakers in the...

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Tradition for 300 years. For decades, a powerful partner for specialized trade and export. Highlights include Sauvignon Blanc, Gewürztraminer, ice wines and strong red wines from the barrique. Numerous awards and prizes: Winegrower of the Year 2013/2014 (DLG), 6 state awards, Best assortment - 1st place Selection 2013, German Regent Prize 2012 and mentioned in the Feinschmecker.