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Mosel-Vinothek & Wine Museum

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Address: Cusanusstr. 2, 54470 Bernkastel-Kues, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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+49 6531 4141

The Mosel-Vinothek in Bernkastel-Kues is the biggest vinothek for...

The Mosel-Vinothek in Bernkastel-Kues is the biggest vinothek for Moselriesling, world wide. Our wines were organoleptic tested and chose by a panel of experts. You have the golden possibility to taste and buy 150 different sorts of wine from the Moselle region. This unique degustation permits you to experience, compare and enjoy the diversity of the liquid treasuries from Moselle, Saar und Ruwer.You are invited to apply yourself in your personal studies of wine and expand your knowlodge about the wine-growing district Moselle and its winemakers in an unconstrained atmosphere. Our professional staff and some interesting information boards are ready to clarify your questions. Visit our vinothek with its ever-changing offers and some of the best wines from the Moselle.

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Very good wine; nice place and good staff. We will visit them again for sure. Especially the wine ; they can offer some more food/snacks.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Leuven, Belgium
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243 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

In the Vinothek 160 wines can be tried (for a cost of 18 EUR per person)... I probably tried about ten... but couldn't find a really good quality wine. On the other hand, I also visited a few wine makers as well, and the wines offered there were always good. When I tried the more wines f these wineries in... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good wine; nice place and good staff. We will visit them again for sure. Especially the wine ; they can offer some more food/snacks.

Thank Jordy N
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked into it without not knowing what to expect. You pay 18 euros each and then go down to the cellar with hundreds of wines and have a self wine testing. You can taste as much wines as you want:) also if you like the wine you can buy it after the visit. Its a nice ' get to... More 

Thank agnesjak1
Norwich, United Kingdom
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393 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Bernkastel wine museum & visitor centre is pretty much what you would expect. It appears to offer an English option on its audio visuals but few of them actually seem to work. The wine tasting does make the visit worthwhile though !!

Thank An_Old_Burian
Weilerbach, Germany
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a place on the other side of the bridge over the Mosel, away from the shopping and pedestrian area. They have over 140 different wines and sparkling wines. On any given day you are able to sample on your own over 70 different types. They are all from local Vinters and have the Bio of the owner and... More 

1 Thank kmunsey13
Santa Rosa, California
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Reviewed 4 November 2016

Wineries are a little different in Germany – we found "walk-ins" are not generally welcome and making appointments is not easy either. Thankfully there is this place – a wine cave that houses all the wines in the valley (over 140). For 20 Euro you can taste as many as you want. Easily located and a great deal.

1 Thank Alexis F
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6 reviews
Reviewed 18 September 2016

If you're new to German Mosel wines this is a great place to start. It has a fantastic selection from along the valley but mainly concentrates of the Middle Mosel. There are always some wines to taste and the prices are reasonable. The display case in the cellar has older wines on display for sale such as 1975 and 76... More 

Thank Tony G
Hamburg, Germany
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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

A must-do whenever we are in Bernkastel-Kues is a visit to the Vinothek of the Cusanus Stift. This time we also took the visit to the Stift again before enjoying the vast variety of local wines - leaving with only 2x6 bottles of excellent product from the Mosella region. What is nice: for a (rather) small sum you can taste... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

Better than advised. Go, you will not regret this experience. Divided into Red vs White. Sweet , half, and dry. The sweet wined are in round chillers. Each bineyard on dusplay has an information board

Thank TerryGranade
St. Laurent, Manitoba, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

This was an optional excursion during our Viking River Cruise and was an extra 39Euro per person. It was worth every penny. Our tour started with a brief walking tour of the town of Bernkastel. A very quaint and old town. The town of Kues is across the river. Our guide was very informative a gave explanations about the town... More 

Thank Piper C

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