Romantic Rhine Valley drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Wine Bar in Bacharach

Zum Grünen Baum

Dating from 1421, this olde-worlde tavern serves some of Bacharach’s best whites; the Weinkarussel (€22.50) lets you sample 15 of them. Its nearby Weingut, by contrast, is state of the art. Owner Friedrich Bastian i…
Wine Bar in Koblenz

Alte Weinstube Zum Hubertus

Specialising in Rhine and Moselle wines by the glass and/or bottle, rustic Alte Weinstube Zum Hubertus occupies a half-timbered house dating from 1689, with an open fireplace, antique furniture and dark-wood panelli…
Winery in Rüdesheim Region

Weingut Georg Breuer

All-organic wines produced by this 1880-established winery are mostly Rieslings but there are also some pinot noir, pinot gris, orléans and heunisch varieties, with labels created by local artists. Tastings (three g…
Wine Bar in Boppard

Weinhaus Heilig Grab

Across the street from the Hauptbahnhof, Boppard’s oldest wine tavern, dating back over 200 years, offers a cosy setting for sipping ‘Holy Sepulchre’ Rieslings. In summer you can sit outside under the chestnut trees…
Wine Bar in Oberwesel

Historische Weinwirtschaft

A half-timbered, slate-walled house with exposed timber ceiling beams and creaky timber floors is a fantastically atmospheric setting for sampling local wines. In summer, picnic tables shaded by magnolias fill the i…
Wine Bar in Boppard

Weingut Felsenkeller

Across the street from the Sesselbahn station, next to a little stream, this homey place serves its own and other local growers’ wines along with hearty German fare like schnitzels.