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1

Who founded Kloster Eberbach, and where is it located?

The Cistercian Monks of Burgundy in 1136, located in Eltville.

2

What is Steinberg?

An ortsteil in Hattenheim, and an alleinbesitz of Kloster Eberbach for over eight centuries.

3

Where is the birthplace of modern German winemaking?

The Rheingau

4

Who spearheaded Charta?

Bernhard Breuer of the Georg Breuer estate in Rudesheim

5

What percentage of the Rheingau is planted to riesling? Why is this significant?

80%, the largest proportion in Germany

6

What is the sole bereich of the Rheingau?

Johannisberg

7

Which is warmer: Rheingau or Rheinhessen?

Rheingau

8

What mountain range shelters the north of the Rheingau?

The Taunus Mountains

9

What is the Rheingauer Flöte?

The flute-shaped brown bottle traditional in the Rheingau

10

What is the westernmost town in the Rheingau? What is the dominant grape?

Assmanhausen
Spätburgunder

11

What significant development happened at Schloss Johannisberg?

Reportedly the origin of the first botrytized harvest, leading to the development of the spätlese and auslese categories

12

Where is Schloss Vollrads? Which other ortsteil lies near the same gemeinde?

Winkel. Schloss Reichartshausen.

13

Who owns Pfaffenberg?

Schloss Schönborn

14

Who is the majority owner in Mannberg?

Langwerth Von Simmern

15

Who is the single most important producer in Kiedrich?

Robert Weil

16

Which village of the Rheingau is on the Main River?

Hochheim

17

What are the ortsteil of the Rheingau?

Schloss Vollrads
Schloss Johannisberg
Schloss Reichartshausen (Balthasar Ress)
Steinberg (Kloster Eberbach)
ALL ALLEINBESITZ

18

Important Einzellagen and Producers of Assmanhausen

Höllenberg (hell mountain): August Kessler

19

Important Einzellagen and Producers of Rüdesheim

Berg Schlossberg (Castle Mountain): Georg Breuer, Josef Leitz, Schloss Schönborn
Berg Roseneck: Georg Breuer, Josef Leitz
Berg Rottland (Red Land Mountain): Georg Breueur, Josef Leitz
Berg Kaisersteinfels (Emperor's Stone, upslope): Josef Leitz

20

Important Einzellagen and Producers of Geisenheim

Schloss Johannisberg

21

Important Einzellagen and Producers of Johannisberg

Hölle (Hell): Johannishof

22

Important Einzellagen and Producers of Winkel

Schloss Vollrads
Schloss Reichartshausen (Balthasar Ress)
Jesuitengarten (Jesuit Garden): Josepf Spreitzer
Hasensprung (Hare Leaps): Josepf Spreitzer, Schloss Schönborn

23

Important Einzellagen and Producers of Hattenheim

Pfaffenberg: Schloss Schönborn
Mannberg: Von Simmern
Steinberg (Stone Mountain): Kloster Eberbach

24

Important Einzellagen and Producers of Hallgarten

Schönhell (Nice and Bright): Fürst Löwenstein, Prinz
Jungfer (Virgin): Prinz
Hendelberg: Prinz

25

Important Einzellagen and Producers of Erbach

Marcobrunn: Schloss Schönborn, Langwerth Von Simmern

26

Important Einzellagen and Producers of Kiedrich

Gräfenberg: Robert Weil
Turmberg (Spire Mountain): Robert Weil

27

Important Einzellagen and Producers of Eltville

Sonnenberg (Sunned Mountain): Langwerth Von Simmern

28

Important Einzellagen and Producers of Rauenthal

Baiken: Langwerth Von Simmern
Nonnenberg (Nun's Mountain): Georg Breuer

29

Important Einzellagen and Producers of Hochheim am Main

Hölle (Hell): Franz Kunstler, Schloss Schönborn
Kirchenstück (churchyard): Franz Kunstler

30

Rheingau West to East

Assmanhausen, Rüdesheim, Geisenheim, Johannisberg, Winkel, Oestrich, Hallgarten, Hattenheim, Erbach, Kiedrich, Eltville, Rauenthal, Hochheim am Main