Wine festivals in Romantic Germany

The wine festivals in the regions around Rhine and Moselle are a pure pleasure, as diverse as the grapes that are grown and pressed here. Streets, lanes and squares are decorated, garlands of leaves and coloured ribbons bedeck the wine stalls. The air is full of music and the scent of wine. Often, there are colourful processions through the villages to celebrate the pleasure of wine and its traditions. Wine festivals may culminate in the crowning of wine princesses, queens or even Bacchus, the god of wine.
Below, we have put together a selection of wine festivals. Please use the event search on the right side for a detailed list of events.

Middle Moselle Wine Festival at Bernkastel-Kues

Middle Moselle Wine Festival at Bernkastel-Kues

03.09.-07.09.2015: Spectacular firework display, vintners' parade, large fairground & exciting wine stalls in the old quarter

Moselle Wine Festival at Traben-Trarbach

Moselle Wine Festival at Traben-Trarbach

10.07.-13.07.2015: Local vineyards showcase their finest wines in a delightful wine village. Live music, firework display and funfair.

Moselfest wine festival at Winningen

Moselfest at Winningen

28.08.-06.09.2015: Germany's oldest wine festival is taking place in the picturesque wine village of Winningen in the Moselle valley.

Wine and Walking festival at Bad Sobernheim in the Nahe valley

Wine and Walking Festival at Bad Sobernheim

19.09.2015: Along the festival route through the vineyards of the Nahe wine region you can sample fine local wines and enjoy panoramic views across the Nahe valley.

Historical wine festival at Heimersheim

Historical Wine Festival at Heimersheim

14.-16.08.2015: Middle ages come to life with craft stalls, street performers and musicians in colourful costumes and a historical parade.

Wine festival at Boppard on the Rhine

Wine Festival at Boppard

25.09.-28.09. & 02.-04.10.2015: Important wine festival in the Rhine Valley, taking place in the historical setting of Boppard's market square.

Wine market festival at Mainz

Wine market at Mainz

27.-30.08. & 03.-06.09.2015: A great chance to meet hundreds of vintners and thousands of other wine lovers, to discover new wines and simply have fun on a fine summer day.

Wurstmarkt at Bad Dürkheim, the world's largest wine festival

Wurstmarkt at Bad Dürkheim

11.-15.09. & 18.-21.09.2015: The world's biggest wine festival combines the attractions of a major fairground with the charm of a Palatinate wine festival.

German Grape Harvest Festival at Neustadt an der Weinstraße

German Grape Harvest Festival at Neustadt / Weinstrasse

02.-12.10.2015: Germany's largest vintners procession, election of the Palatinate and German wine queens, German wine and sekt fair

Rüdesheim Wine Festival

Rüdesheim Wine Festival

14.-17.08.2015: Experience the well-known hospitality and wine culture of the Middle Rhine valley during the wine festival at Rüdesheim.

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