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Major Cities of

Rheinhessen

Mainz
(north)

Worms
(south)

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Hectares under Vine of

Rheinhessen

26,500 ha

Most of any anbaugebeit.

3

Most planted varietal of

Rheinhessen?

Muller-Thurgau

4

What grape does the Rheinhessen have more acreage planted than anywhere else in the world?

Sylvaner

5

What is

Message in a Bottle?

A group of younger producers who's goal is to put Rheinhessen back on the map for quality wines.

Well known producer-members:
- Weingut Keller
- Wittman
- Wagner-Stempl
- Weigut Gutzler

6

Who makes "G-Max"?

Why is it important?

Name 3 other wines they produce

Weingut Keller
(Florsheim-Dalheim)

Many consider this to be Germany's finest dry riesling.  It is certainly the most rare and expensive (~$400/btl).

Keller does not release where the grapes are grown.

Other wines Keller produces:
- (Westhofener) Kirchspeil - {GG, and also an "RR"...}
- "Abst Erde" (Westhofener Brunnenhauschen)
- (Dalsheimer) Hubacker {GG}
- (Neristeiner) Hipping {-R-}
- "Von der Fels" (blend of declassified Grosse Lage)

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Bereiche of

Rheinhessen

[north-south]

BNW

Bingen
(northwest)

Neirstein
(east)

Wonnegau
(southwest)

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Major Gemeinde of

Wonnegau
Bereich
[Rheinhessen]

[north-south]

DWF-MWH

Dittelsheim

Westhofen {4}

Florsheim-Dalsheim {3}

Monsheim

Worms {1}

Hohen-Sulzen {1}

9

Major Gemeinde of

Bingen
Bereich
[Rheinhessen]

[north-south]

BIAS

Bingen {2}

Ingelheim {1}

Appenheim

Siefersheim {2}

10

Major Gemeinde of

Neirstein
Bereich
[Rheinhessen]

[north-south]

BN-NOD-M

Bodenheim {1}
(northernmost  of Rheinterrase)

Nackenheim {1}
(northernmost  of Roter Hang)

Neirstein {6}
(most important
(souhernmost  of Roter Hang)

Oppenheim {2}

Dienheim {2}

Mettenheim
(southernmost  of Rheinterrase)

11

What towns mark the northern-most and southern-most portions of the "Rheinterrasse" in Rheinhessen?

Bodenheim in the north

Mettenheim in the south

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12

What is the the Roter Hang?

A prized section of vineyards in the Rheinterrasse.

It runs from Nackenheim in the north to Neirstein in the south.

Famous for its Red Clay soil.

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Grosse Lage Vineyards of

"Roter Hang" area of

Rheinhessen

"Roth Broods and then Oils
the Glock on his Hip for the Pet"

Nackenheim
Rothemberg

Neirstein
Brudersberg
Oelberg
Glock
Hipping
Orbel
Pettenthal

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