Eight of the world’s oldest wineries

Schloss Vollrads, Rheingau, Germany – established 1211

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Known for its Riesling wines, Schloss Vollrads in Rheingau has been selling wine for the past 800 years. Its first sale was recorded in 1211 to a monastery in Mainz, making it one of the oldest wineries in Germany, and the world. Today the winery produces a wine range of Riesling wines, including a range of sparkling Riesling Sekt, with its winery and castle open to the public.

4 Responses to “Eight of the world’s oldest wineries”

  1. Rastko Fajndovic says:

    What about Château Haut Brion, The Pontac’s Head and Samuel Pepys?

  2. CHATEAU LA NERTHE (Chateauneuf-du-Pape): first written record 1560, likely to have been established over a century earlier…

  3. Katja says:

    It was not Armenia but Georgia actually. Get your facts straight 😉

  4. Hilda says:

    Growing grapes goes back to 8000 BC and the first people who made wine were Armenians in Areni-1 Cave Complex 6100 BC.

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