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Six Moselle wineries to hit during the harvest



How else to start a successful wine season than by shopping for wine?  Photo: Ian Shaw / Alamy Stock Photo

How else to start a successful wine season than by shopping for wine?  Photo: Ian Shaw / Alamy Stock Photo

As we look ahead to harvest season, Foodzilla has got you covered! What could be more refreshing than a day of tasting along the Moselle? See our sample itinerary below with a few tips and recommendations…

11:00 am: Maison Schmit-Fohl

The stage

A renowned estate that is now all organic, run by a family who are as passionate as they are friendly!

Not to be missed

Sampling some good wines in the very pretty tasting room or on the house’s peaceful terrace.

To take home

Pinot noir SF 2019 (€23).

8, rue de Niederdonven, Ahn

12:00 pm: Domaines Vinsmoselle

The stage

It’s hard not to stop at the largest producer of Luxembourg wines and crémants!

Not to be missed

A lunch break with a view of the water at the restaurant An der Tourelle.

To take home

Coffret Découverte “Jongwënzer” (€49.24), dedicated to young winemakers.

12, route du Vin, Stadtbredimus

2:00 pm: Gales Cellars

The stage

The Caves Gales and the Caves St Martin are emblematic of the Moselle, with many award-winning wines.

Not to be missed

A visit to the only underground limestone cellars in the valley and a brand new tasting room.

To take home

Auxerrois Domaine & Tradition 2018 (€11.69), a grape in full revival!

53, route de Stadtbredimus, Remich

3:00 pm: Domaine Mathis Bastian

The stage

Synonymous with know-how and excellence, the estate is represented on the best tables in the country.

Not to be missed

A short tour of the artworks, including the imposing bright red sculpture “Life” by Rotraut and the mural by Lisa Junius.

To take home

Crémant cuvée Extra Brut (€15.60).

3, rue des Églantiers, Remich

4:00 pm: Domaine L&R Kox

The stage

Here, nothing is impossible: so many discoveries and experiences! Not to mention the excellent house wines…

Not to be missed

A well-deserved break in the beautiful garden, where the orange wine macerates in amphorae as it did 5,000 years ago.

To take home

Crémant Dosage Zéro (€11.70).

6A, rue des Prés, Remich

5:30 pm: Domaine Henri Ruppert

The stage

There’s nothing like a breathtaking view of the Moselle from a beautiful terrace!

Not to be missed

A nice photo in front of one of the most spectacular buildings in the valley.

To take home

Riesling Schengen Markusberg 2018 (€28). Unbeatable…

1, um Markusberg, Schengen

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