Johannisberg


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Johannisberg

(yōhä`nĭsbĕrkh), village, Hesse, central Germany, near the Rhine River. A health resort, it is also noted for its magnificent wine.
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Prior Information Notice: Energetic gesamtsanierung, conversion and new building of the wilhelm-dE[micro]rpfeld lE-ckenschlus gymnasium, johannisberg 20, 42103 wuppertal.
And at the Castle Johannisberg you can sample the pleasures of the grape in exquisite surroundings and walk to Castle Vollrads, one of the world's oldest wine estates, dating back to the 13th century, and pick the odd grape or two.
Dominating the skyline is the 600-year old fortress Schloss Johannisberg castle, built as a medieval keep in the 14th century, and extended in 1605 to become one of the best Renaissance castles in Europe.
Participating wineries include: Germany: Schloss Johannisberg Schloss Reinhartshausen Schlossgut Diel Thomas Schmitt Private Collection Weingut Basserman-Jordan Weingut Dr.
Smith-Madrone boasts that it was the lone winery in America for 15 years to use simply the name ``riesling'' (remember gray, white, sylvaner, emerald and Johannisberg rieslings?
Unceremoniously fired by Taylor one Christmas Day in the early 1970's, for reasons that have never been determined, Wiemer eventually bought a 140-acre soybean farm and planted it with Chardonnay, Gewurztraminer and, as insurance, the native Seyval Blanc, which he later replaced with Johannisberg Riesling.
Most of the world's wine production comes from just a few vinifera varieties, including chardonnay, sauvignon blanc, cabernet sauvignon, merlot, pinot noir and Johannisberg riesling.
Michelle Johannisberg Riesling 2003 (Columbia Valley, WA), $9.
Call in for a glass of dry Riesling at ancient estates like the Domaine Schloss Johannisberg where monks began bottling back in 917AD.
The blurb: 'The region's success is due to an optimal climate and an ongoing commitment to the high qualitystandards set centuries ago by the Benedictines at Johannisberg.
99), which consists of 80% chardonnay fruit and 20% pinot noir; Hogue Cellars has released the following wines: 2002 Columbia Valley Chardonnay ($10), 2002 Columbia Valley Reserve Chardonnay ($22), 2002 Johannisberg Columbia Valley Riesling ($9), 2001 Reserve Merlot ($30) and 2001 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon ($30); Rancho Zabaco has introduced two new zinfandels, the 2001 Stefani Vineyard Zinfandel and the 2002 Chiotti Vineyard Zifandel, from Dry Creek Valley.
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