Oberwesel – A Medieval Town Now Famous for its Wine

Oberwesel is one of the Best Preserved Medieval Towns in the Middle Rhine Valley: Oberwesel, a town in Rhineland-Palatinate, is a regular stop for the river cruises that ply the Middle Rhine River. As the river boat approaches this historic town, the castle on the hill and fortification … [Read more...]

Assmannshausen – Famous for its Red Wine Festival

Assmannshausen - A Small Village on the Rhine Famous for its Red Wine Festival: The vineyards of the Rhine Valley, we all know, are famous for their white wines (in particular the Rieslings) and their many wine festivals. There are however some towns and villages  in the Upper Middle Rhine … [Read more...]

Sagra dell'uva – Marino's Grape Festival, Rome

Will another miracle happen at the Festa dell Uva: The little hill-top medieval castle town of Marino is just forty-minutes from the centre of Rome and is one of the towns which make up the Castelli Romani region, Frascati being probably the best known of them.  This wine-growing region was famous … [Read more...]