Welcome to Rheinhessen

Enjoy wine tours in Rheinhessen – Rolling Hills and Next-Generation Vintners

Our Rheinhessen Wine Tours feature beautiful countryside and next-generation vintners

Explore Rheinhessen starting from Great Wine Capital Mainz! BottleStops’ ‘Not-Only-Riesling Tour’, takes you on a 6 hours day tour with tastings at leading wineries in the region.

Million years ago Rheinhessen was ocean floor. Today Rheinhessen sports an ocean of opportunities for young winemakers keenly showing off their skills. Pick up fossilised shells while enjoying superb wines from over 20 varietals growing in the region!

From wines soft, fragrant, medium-bodied and mild in acidity to wines of great class and elegance, with a depth and complexity second to none – Rheinhessen sports it all.

If you prefer to stay in Mainz, opt for a wine tasting and walking tour – explore the region in a liquid way by joining fellow wine and food lovers.

“Rheinhessen has been called ‘God’s Garden’. The fertility and wealth of this strip of land has been famous from time immemorial”

S F Hallgarten in ‘German Wines’ (1981)

BottleStops' Rheinhessen Wine Tours in Detail

Date, Time and Duration

Our Rheinhessen wine tours are typically scheduled as public small group tours on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday – leaving from Mainz at 10.00 am with a return at approx 4.00 pm.

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Rheinhessen (orange area on the map), Germany’s biggest wine region lies just 30 kilometers west of Frankfurt. Rheinhessen is easily explored from the wine capital Mainz, located in the northwestern corner. The major cities and wine towns in Rheinhessen are Ingehlheim and Bingen along Rheinhessen’s northern borders, Nierstein and Oppenheim along the Rhein River in the east and Worms in the south.

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Wine Tour(s)

Private on request, and join-in: Not Only Riesling

Pickup and Dropoff

Unless personal pickup is requested, the meeting point is at the short-term parking lot at the backside of Mainz Hauptbahnhof (Central Train Station).


There will be two to three wine tasting stops at Rheinhessen wine estates, and a lunch stop. Depending on pace and progress there will be stops for pictures and village sightseeing, too.

Group Size

Our luxury van has a capacity for a total of 7 people. The public tours to Rheinhessen need a minimum participation of 4 travellers. Individual travellers are welcome!


Pricing starts Euro 155 per participant on a public tour.

Detailed map of the German wine regions near Frankfurt showing BottleStops wine tours options

Tours in Rheinhessen

Let BottleStops take you around on a tour of the best vineyards and wineries in Germany!


Not Only Riesling Tour

6 Hours
FromEUR€ 155

Wine Hike near Mainz

1 hr 30 min
FromEUR€ 68
Private Tour in Rheinhessen