in the Ruwer Valley
is an officially recognized resort and the oldest wine-growing community in the Ruwer Valley. White wine was already cultivated before the arrival of the Romans. The famous English wine critic Stuart Pigott wrote about the local wine landscape: "The wineries of Mertesdorf are the most outstanding in the entire Moselle-Saar-Ruwer area and rank among the best Riesling producers in Germany. The Mertesdorfer Riesling is characterized by delicate, finesse and piquant fruit as well as a beautiful, varied bouquet. " ERBEN VON BEULWITZ, today Weingut Weis and Maximin Grünhaus, Weingut von Schubert are well- known worldwide. By the way, there is a registry office in the castle estate.
Our wine recommendation from Mertesdorf: