Wine enjoyment in the sea of vines

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There are many wine festivals, but the Rheinhessen AUSGEZEICHNET wine festivals are unique. You can rely on the regional seal of approval AUSGEZEICHNET - only wine festivals with a special flair, unique locations and high quality receive this award. Stylish ambience, interesting social programs, wines of selected quality and a regional food offer are always guaranteed. Above all, you have the opportunity to be very close: in the middle of the vineyards, in the picturesque village center or in conversation with your favorite winemaker.

There is (almost) always something to celebrate

17 EXCELLENT wine festivals will take place in 2023, five of which we present to you here. On our website you will find the entire overview and can use the practical search function to find exactly the wine festival that suits you.

Trullo in flames

The start of a great wine festival season is in April Trullo in flames in Flonheim. Trulli - these are white round houses that you may know from Apulia in southern Italy. You'll also find 30 to 40 of these trulli in Rheinhessen, where they serve as shelters for winegrowers and farmers. It is assumed that Italian migrant workers once built them in the vineyards.

Trullo in flames (c) Martin Kämper

The Trullo in Flonheim becomes the destination of a special wine hike once a year. You hike through the Flonheimer Adelberg and enjoy the local wine at different local wine at various wine stands. Arrived at the Trullo, you can expect grilled delicacies and tarte flambée, which you can enjoy with a sensational view and a glass of Rhine-Hessian wine. In the evening the Trullo is then atmospherically illuminated and provides a unique atmosphere. The approximately 7-kilometer-long hike through the vineyards is also accessible to strollers and, thanks to the breaks, is also a pleasure for inexperienced hikers. pleasure.

The night of seduction in Bingen

The Night of Seduction (c) Martin Kämper

On three evenings in May, the festival meadow in the middle of the vineyards of the Rochusberg in Bingen becomes a romantic wine festival location. In the middle of the sea of vines, where the wine has its origin, you can spend time with friends with a magnificent view of the Rhine, listen to live music and enjoy excellent wines at sunset. Spundekäs and pretzels provide the necessary basis. When dusk falls, hundreds of flame bowls bathe the vineyard paths in romantic light and the Night of seduction begins.

The wine presentation at the Rote Hang - Riesling at its best

Wine presentation at the Rote Hang (c) Ullrich Knapp

The Wine presentation at the Red Slope near Nierstein in mid-June is certainly not a wine festival like any other. Rather, it is a presentation of the best wines from the world-famous vineyards on the Rote Hang. "Between the sky and the Rhine" you can taste the wonderful wines of 30 winemakers at six stands. Here, everything revolves around Riesling, as the heat-retaining Rotliegend soils, the sun's reflection from the Rhine and the unique microclimate offer the best conditions for unique wines of this grape variety. Can you taste the different nuances, the play of acidity and sweetness, as only Riesling can do? With good music, delicious food, good-humored people, and the magnificent view of the Rhine, the wine festival on the Red Slope becomes a unique experience!

Wine festival in the church piece

Wine festival in the church piece (c) Martin Kämper

July comes and takes you to the Wine festival in the church piece in Mainz-Hechtsheim. On a true mile of enjoyment, you can taste the wines of 14 Hechtsheim vintners and enjoy regional specialties over a distance of about 500 meters. In the midst of the Hechtsheim vineyards, you can look out over the Rhine-Hessian hills and even see the Mainz Cathedral. Where could wine taste better?

Castle Mountain Under Vibes

In the red wine town of Ingelheim, five young winemakers will be making the Burgberg swing at the end of August - from Thursday to Sunday, it's all about partying towards the sunset with relaxed beats, good food and even better wine. Castle Mountain Under Vibes - The name says it all. The wines served in the vineyards above the castle church in Ingelheim are handpicked: between refreshing white wines to rosé and selected red wines, you are sure to find a wine to your taste.

Let be inspired by the charming Rheinhessen AUSGEZEICHNET wine festivals - it is guaranteed the right thing for you!

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As a native of Mainz who feels like a Rhinehesse, I spend a lot of my free time in the region: hiking, biking and various trips to wine events or cultural events, I am always on the lookout for new exciting offers and places.

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