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Cultural and historical tour of the abbey with accompanying tasting of six fine wines
Sensual than with this guide you can learn the cultivated since the times of the Cistercian Eberbach art of wine barely. In the footsteps of monks Eberbach “stroll” through the monastery. The atmospheric Hospital, the historic Cabinet cellar, elegant High Gothic chapter house, the domed cross aussdrucksstarke dormitory, the refectory and the festive Baroque monumental Romanesque monastery church lie on your way.
Old Wine Press, Kloster Eberbach, Rheingau, Hesse
Move you are served six fine wines. Change the appropriate space on their impression matched wines from room to room and at the same time grow your knowledge of the monastic life of past centuries. If along the way also your well being and your enjoyment grows on visit in Eberbach, we would not be surprised. It is granted to you from the heart!
Eberbach Riesling sample
Cultural and historical tour of the former Abbey followed by a tasting of three high-quality Riesling Kabinett wines in the historic cellar cabinet
Kloster Eberbach is effectively the birthplace of the predicate term “cabinet” is to be read today on millions of German wine bottles. The name derives from the earlier work of the monks (Fraternei), who was called in 1730 “Cabinet” and served as a wine treasure chamber for the storage of precious vintages.
That this space has written wine history, we see him today. Bricked up windows and equipment with wine barrels, which once matured wines famous wine domains, the ideal image of an atmospheric wine cellar is incurred.
According to the historical tradition, taste of the leadership in the cabinet basement three Kabinett wines at the rustic wine barrel tables and learn thereby to know about those three things that has enchanted so many people: Kloster Eberbach, Rheingau Riesling and.
Cultural and historical tour of the former abbey with a final tasting of five fine wines in the atmospheric cellar Hospital
Hospital buildings were among the mandatory facilities in all the monasteries of the Cistercian. The only building still standing in Germany this type is here at Kloster Eberbach.
The Eberbach Hospital remained of retrospective conversion and installation spared and is an expressive structure of the transition from Romanesque to Gothic.
In modern times, wine was vinified in this building at times, and so offers the interior today is almost an atmospheric bulk wine cellar. By lowering the window of the room is bathed in an expressive semi-darkness, which is enhanced by a wine cellar fungus covering the walls, the so-called “Black basement cloth.”
In the glow of the illuminated solely by candlelight wine barrels try there at the end of the guide five fine wines.
Cultural and historical tour of the Abbey followed by a tasting of three selected Burgunderkreszenzen in the historic cellar cabinet
Eberbach Abbey was founded in 1136 by monks from Clairvaux in Burgundy. Seconded on the initiative of Saint Bernard of Clairvaux monks brought from their homeland, the strict interpretation of Cistercian Order of the monastic life and the knowledge of architecture, crafts, agriculture and viticulture in the Rheingau.
In the early days of the monastery, especially the Pinot Noir (“Klebrot”) was cultivated in the wine, the Riesling later became those special position which he still owns unchallenged in the Rheingau.
Old Wine Press, Kloster Eberbach, Rheingau, Hesse
The topics of leadership makes the origins of Eberbach culture and wine culture sensual experience. Of course, contribute not least the excellent Burgundy wines that you may taste after the tour of the monastery complex in the historic cellar cabinet.
Cultural and historical tour of the former Abbey followed by a tasting of eight wines varied in the former brewery
The tour of the monastery and leads finally to the Roman brewery, a little late medieval hall, whose floor plan is characterized by four symmetrically arranged piers and cross vaults with light creates a very special ambience. An all around clustered, elegantly set tables you taste eight varietal crops that bring to life the fullness of the Rheingau wine region.
The rehearsal director discusses the vintages and reported it funny and interesting facts about wine cultivation in Eberbach. You can easily forgetting the time – so bring enough with the best of them!
Wine Experience in Stone Mountain Keller
Wine tour of the “most modern cellars in Europe” (star)
When the St. Bernard of Clairvaux was founded in 1136 by Eberbach Monastery monks, he hardly foresaw that success story began. In particular, the early Steinberg acquired a special significance. To 1239 the overall situation could be acquired. The outstanding position of favorite vineyard of the monks occupied including the nearly 3 km long stone wall that surrounds the vineyard.
The cellar at Steinberg thus establishes the connection of the quality wine of the monks at the present time. In this largely underground, 5,000 m 2 basement system, the Hessian State Kloster Eberbach vinify to the highest standards of quality oriented aspects wines of special quality.
Taking into account the sensitive, the wine-culture landscape, was an architecturally sophisticated wine cellar. The Harmony play a special role with the Steinberg Wall and the ancient half-timbered buildings.
Experience this unique heritage of the monks of Kloster Eberbach in conjunction with the modern wine cellar during a visit to Stone Mountain!
Come on, follow paths – the Bernharduspfad for centuries connects the monastery with the Steinberg few hundred meters away.
Their civil ceremony at Kloster Eberbach
Since 2007, located in Kloster Eberbach, a branch of the registry office of the city Eltville.
Bridal couples can marry stylish civil ceremony in the former residence of the abbot (Rheingau salon). Also in the gardens of the baroque and classical buildings of the monastery of time, eg in Abtsgarten, in the old brewery or the Orangery, you can get married civilly and experience unforgettable moments. Getting married in Kloster Eberbach is always something very special.
Know About Kloster Eberbach
One of the most impressive monuments of medieval monastic architecture in Europe is undoubtedly the former Cistercian Abbey of Eberbach Monastery , the Saint Bernard of Clairvaux founded in 1136 . The spacious grounds with its Romanesque and early Gothic interior was a few years ago known to a worldwide audience as the scene of the film adaptation of Umberto Eco’s ” The Name of the Rose ” . Furthermore, in November 2008 for the important scenes were Kinoifilm ” Vision – From the Life of Hildegard von Bingen ” was filmed in Kloster Eberbach . But its real world application Eberbach owes the monks who cultivated the vineyards over 700 years.
In the Middle Ages Kloster Eberbach ran the most prosperous wine trading companies in the entire world . To date, the twelve historic wine presses testify in Laienrefektorium of the enormous income of monastic cultivation areas . The abbey museum informs the visitor extensively about the history of the Abbey and the Cistercian Order .
The monastery grounds belonged to 1998, the State of Hesse . With the founding of the monastery Kloster Eberbach Foundation has entered into an independent legal status in 1998. Order this foundation is to open the monastery for everyone and preservation of the plant by economic use and sustainable management . Also makes them along with the winery and the restaurant of her own event management a variety of events possible.
Eberbach is a place of pilgrimage for wine lovers from all directions . The residents here Weinbruderschaft ” Rheingau Wine Covenant ” is dedicated to the dissemination of knowledge about wine , basement samples in the Cabinet or hospital basement offered by the Stiftung Kloster Eberbach, also find festive wine tasting in the baroque refectory or in Laiendormitorium from the early 13th Century instead .
Also there is a branch of the registry office of the city Eltville . Thus, the monastery has become a special place for weddings.
Particularly attractive events in Kloster Eberbach are in spring and autumn, wine auctions , where sometimes five -figure prices for rare and unique items are obtained , the wine sales fair in April, the ” Glorious Days ” in November – a sumptuous festival with all kinds of cultural performances – and Thanksgiving the Rheingau wine on the first Sunday in December.