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Würzburg wine tasting: Discover the best wines in the region

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The Franconian region has a long wine-growing tradition dating back to the 8th century and offers a wide range of wines. Würzburgis surrounded by vineyards and surrounded by vines, making the town a wine lover's paradise. During a wine tasting in Würzburg you have the opportunity to visit many wineries and wine bars and taste delicious wines. You can do a guided wine tasting. An experienced sommelier will introduce you to the different wines and sharpen your taste buds. Or you can venture out on your own and explore the wineries and wine bars to explore the region's wines for yourself.

 

 

The Franconia region offers a wide selection of wines, from light white wines to powerful red wines. The Silvaner is the most famous grape variety in the region. Many wineries grow it. But other grape varieties such as Müller-Thurgau, Riesling, Bacchus or Pinot Noir also have a long tradition in the Franconian region. You can try them at your wine tasting in Würzburg. During your wine tasting in Würzburg, you should also local cuisineget to know. Many wine bars offer regional specialties that go perfectly with the wines. Whether you prefer a hearty snack with sausage and cheese or a warm meal with Schäufele and dumplings, there is something to discover for every taste.

A wine tasting in Würzburg is an absolute must for every wine lover. The region offers a unique blend of history, culture and wines to be discovered. Whether you prefer a guided wine tasting or a self-guided tour, Würzburg's wineries and wine bars are well worth a visit.

 

Wine tasting Wuerzburg
Wine tasting Wuerzburg

 

Wineries and wine bars for a wine tasting in Würzburg

Juliusspital Winery

The Juliusspital winery was founded in 1576 by Julius Echter von Mespelbrunn. Today it is one of the largest and most renowned wineries in Germany. The Silvaner, one of the most famous grape varieties in the region, is grown here and produces a full-bodied wine with a fine acidity. The wine tasting in the historic wine cellar is a highlight and offers a wide selection of wines.

Address: Klinikstrasse 1, 97070 Würzburg

Citizens' Hospital of the Holy Spirit

The Bürgerspital zum Heiligen Geist is another traditional winery in Würzburg that was founded in 1316. The Müller-Thurgau is particularly popular here and is made from the Rivaner grape variety. A wine tasting in the winery's vaulted cellar also offers a unique atmosphere and an insight into the history of the winery.

Address: Theaterstrasse 19, 97070 Würzburg

Juliusspital wine bar

The Weinstube Juliusspital is housed in a former hospital and offers a cozy atmosphere. Typical dishes from the region are served here, which harmonize well with the wines. Knowledgeable staff leads the wine tasting and also offers a wide selection of wines.

Address: Juliuspromenade 19, 97070 Würzburg

Sting wine bar

The Stachel wine tavern is another recommendation and offers a large selection of wines from Würzburg and the Franconian region. Müller-Thurgau and Pinot Noir are particularly popular here. The wine tasting is conducted by experienced staff and offers a casual atmosphere.

Address: Gressengasse 1, 97070 Würzburg

In the Weingut am Stein you can experience a modern wine tasting in Würzburg

Ludwig Knoll founded the Weingut am Stein in 2003. It quickly made a name for itself. Riesling is particularly popular here. Knoll grows it in steep vineyards. The wine tasting takes place in modern premises and offers impressive views of the city and the vineyards.

Address: Mittlerer Steinbergweg 5, 97080 Würzburg

 

Wine tasting in the State Court Cellar in Würzburg
Wine tasting in the State Court Cellar in Würzburg

 

State Court Cellar

The Staatliche Hofkeller is one of the oldest wine taverns in Germany and is located below the Würzburg Residence. Here you can taste some of the best wines in the region. A tour of the wine cellar is also possible. The wine tasting in the Hofkeller is definitely a highlight and offers a unique atmosphere.

Address: Residenzplatz. 3, 97070 Würzburg

In the Hockerle there is a relaxed wine tasting in Würzburg

The Hockerle is a rustic wine bar in the heart of Würzburg. Here you can taste traditional wines, including the fruity Bacchus and the dry Riesling. The wine tasting in the Hockerle is very cozy and also offers a rustic atmosphere.

Address: Semmelstrasse 2, 97070 Würzburg

Reiss Winery

The Reiss winery is a family business and is located in the Randersacker district. Here you can try, among other things, the typical Franconian wines such as the Silvaner and the Müller-Thurgau. The wine tasting at the Reiss winery is very personal and also offers an insight into the history of the family business.

Address: Unterdürrbacher Str. 182, 97080 Würzburg

Winery Fesel

Weingut Fesel is another winery in Randersacker and offers a wide selection of wines. The Silvaner as well as the Müller-Thurgau are particularly popular here. The wine tasting at the Fesel winery is very professional and offers a detailed introduction to the wines.

Address: Hinterer Kirchbergweg 6, 97084 Würzburg

Red White Rose

The Rot Weiß Rosé is a modern wine bar in Würzburg. Here you can taste a wide range of wines from Würzburg and the Franconian region, including organic and vegan wines. The wine tasting at Rot Weiß Rosé is very relaxed and offers a modern atmosphere.

Address: Randersackerer Str. 51, 97072 Würzburg

Conclusion on the Würzburg wine tasting

As a wine region, Würzburg offers a variety of opportunities to taste wines and get to know the local culture and cuisine. A wine tasting in Würzburg is definitely an experience that will inspire every wine lover.

At a wine tasting, for example, you should make sure that you try the wines in the right order so as not to overwhelm your taste buds. Start with the light whites and work your way up to the fuller reds. The right glass and the right temperature are also important in order to enjoy the full aroma of the wine. In addition, you should always drink water during the wine tasting to refresh your sense of taste. It is also important to drink the wine slowly and deliberately to appreciate all the nuances of the taste.

If you want to do a wine tasting in Würzburg, we recommend that you inform yourself in advance and book a tour or a guided wine tasting. So you can be sure that you will taste the best wines in the region and at the same time learn everything about winegrowing in Franconia.

Overall, as a wine region, Würzburg offers a mix of history, culture and local wines to explore. A wine tasting in Würzburg is definitely an experience that you should not miss. Are you one? guided wine tasting*or prefer a tour on your own, the wineries and wine taverns of Würzburg will inspire you with their wines and their charm.

 

Petar likes Franconian wine
Petar at a wine tasting

 

Questions and answers about a wine tasting in Würzburg:

Which wineries in Würzburg offer organic or vegan wines?

A wine bar that offers a large selection of organic and vegan wines is, for example, the Rot Weiß Rosé.

On average, how much does a wine tasting in Würzburg cost?

The cost of a wine tasting in Würzburg varies depending on the winery and the number of wines you want to taste. On average, for example, a wine tasting can cost between 10 and 30 euros per person.

Are there special wine tastings for groups or events?

Yes, many wineries and wine bars in Würzburg offer special wine tastings for groups or events. You should inform yourself in advance and make a reservation in any case.

Which wines go particularly well with Franconian specialties such as Schäufele and dumplings?

Strong red wines such as Pinot Noir or Dornfelder go best with hearty Franconian specialties, but Silvaner can also be a good choice.

Are there wines from other regions of Germany or from other countries at a Würzburg wine tasting?

Wines from the Franconian region in particular can be found in Würzburg, but there are also wine bars offering a selection of wines from other regions of Germany or even other countries.

Are there also special wine tastings in Würzburg for certain occasions such as weddings or birthdays?

Yes, many wineries and wine bars also offer wine tastings for weddings or birthdays. You should inform yourself in advance and make a reservation.

Are there wine tastings in Würzburg for groups or corporate events?

Yes, many wineries and wine bars in Würzburg also offer special wine tastings for groups or corporate events. Find out about this early on and reserve your wine tasting in good time.

Which dishes go best with Silvaner wines in Würzburg?

Silvaner wines go well with Franconian specialties such as Schäufele and dumplings as well as with asparagus dishes.

Which cheeses go best with red wines in Würzburg?

Strong red wines such as Dornfelder or Pinot Noir go well with cheeses such as Camembert, Gouda and blue cheese.

What sweet foods pair well with white wines in Würzburg?

Light white wines such as Riesling or Müller-Thurgau complement each other well with sweet dishes such as fruit tarts, sorbets as well as lemon or vanilla cream.

 


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For example, book your journey here by flight, bus or train*. The nearest international airport is definitely Frankfurt. You can then rent a rental car. It is also possible to travel to by train Würzburg.

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Accommodation in Würzburg *

For example, these hotels are particularly popular with connoisseurs and wine lovers:

Hotel Melchior Park*:

The Hotel Melchior Park offers a view over the city of Würzburg and the Main Valley. Each room is modern and stylishly furnished and offers all the amenities you would expect from a four-star hotel. The highlight of the hotel, however, is the roof terrace, from which you can enjoy views over the city as well as the vineyards.

Maritim Hotel Wuerzburg*:

The Maritim Hotel Würzburg offers a wonderful view of Würzburg and the surrounding countryside. The hotel is particularly interesting for wine lovers, who are invited to the Franconian wine bar. The hotel also offers a wide range of wines from the region.

Hotel Wuerzburger Hof*:

The Hotel Würzburger Hof is a historical building in the heart of the city and offers a mixture of modern comfort and traditional charm. The rooms are elegantly furnished and offer a cozy ambience.

Hotel Greifensteinerhof*:

The Hotel Greifensteiner Hof is located in a quiet area on the outskirts of the city and offers an oasis of peace and relaxation. The rooms are spacious and comfortably furnished and offer all the amenities you would expect from a four-star hotel. The hotel also has an idyllic garden where you can sit back and relax.

Schlosshotel Steinburg Würzburg*:

The Schlosshotel Steinburg in Würzburg is a hotel that is suitable for both business travelers and holidaymakers. It lies on a hill above the Main and offers a magnificent view of Würzburg and the river. The hotel also has an in-house restaurant that is known for its excellent cuisine. We stayed at the Schlosshotel Steinburg itself. We describe our experiences in this article.

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Würzburg wine tasting: Discover the best wines in the region

Monika Fuchs

Monika Fuchs and Petar Fuchs are the authors and publishers of the Slow Travel and Enjoyment travel blog  TravelWorldOnline Traveller. You have been publishing this blog since 2005. TravelWorldOnline has been online since 2001. Your topics are Trips to Savorand wine tourismworldwide and Slow Travel. During her studies, Monika Fuchs spent some time in North America, where she traveled to the USA and Canada - sometimes together with Petar Fuchs - and spent a research year in British Columbia. This strengthened her thirst for knowledge, which she pursued for 6 years Adventure Guide for Rotel Toursand then for 11 years as Study tour guide for Studiosus Reisentried to breastfeed all over the world. She constantly expanded her travel regions, but curiosity still gnawed at her: “What is beyond the horizon? What else is there to discover in this city? Which people are interesting here? What do you eat in this region?” These are the questions she is now trying to answer as a freelance travel journalist (her articles have appeared in DIE ZEIT, 360° Canada, 360° USA, etc.), among others. travel writerand travel blogger answers in many countries around the world. Petar Fuchs produces the videos on this blog as well as on YouTube. Monika Fuchs from TravelWorldOnline is below Germany's top 50 bloggers in 2021Other Information about Monika and Petar Fuchs. Recommendations on LinkedIn from tourism experts Further recommendations from cooperation partners and tourism experts Professional experience Monika on LinkedIn