The oldest wine cellar of Germany is a place full of history and stories. It's not a dusty museum, but a place full of life and enjoyment, a place of discovery and discoverer. Built around 330 AD, in the heyday of Roman Trier, it served for the Roman citizens as a warehouse and storage space. In the seventh century, it finally became a place of spiritual retreat, after being a place of hustle and bustle.
Extended by a monumental groined vault, which, apart from the Roman walls, has remained unchanged to this day, the first cloister of St. Irminien ad Oeren. We are fortunate that this unique place, which is since our founding by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1804, is a part of the foundation of the Vereinigete Hospitien and that we can use it as our wine cellar.
We cordially invite you to taste our wines by candlelight in the unique ambiance of the oldest wine cellar in Germany.
We provide you with five different wines, a cross section of our Rieslings and Pinots, along with our classic Riesling Sekt, which we pour to greet you in the oldest wine cellar in Germany and to stimulate your taste buds.
Five wines and one sparkling wine, including technical explanations and a cellar tour, are about one and half to two hours for the price of 20 euros per person.
This tasting presents the entire range of Rieslings. With six different VDP.Ortsweine (village wines) and VDP.Grosse Lage wines (from the best sites) and all Riesling, you get a fascinating insight into the different terroirs of our Hospitien vineyards, which is rounded off by our classic Riesling Sekt, or sparkling wine – a must for lovers of great Rieslings.
Six Riesling wines and one sparking wine, including technical explanations and a cellar tour, about one and a half to two hours for the price of 30 euros per person.
For all wine tastings, we serve mineral water and a selection of bread and rolls. Wine tastings in the oldest wine cellar in Germany are possible from 15 up to 50 people. If you have questions about our wine tastings or you would like to arrange a date for a tasting, we look forward to hearing from you.