Federal State Rhineland-Palatinate
Esther Bangerth-Rinck lives in the village of Heuchelheim-Klingen along the Southern Wine Route. She grew up in a family of vintners and, quite naturally, she, too, made wine her profession. On the family estate, Bangerth-Rinck, 200 different varieties of grape are grown. Riesling, Chardonnay, Burgundy, Zweigelt and Muscat govern Esther Bangerth-Rinck's life. In our piece "Recommended," she shows us her favourite tips for her home region. First, cycling in the vineyards; second, Landeck Castle, built in around 1200 A.D., one of about 15 castles along the Southern Wine Route; and third, a wine restaurant with delicious food -- Reuters Holzappel in Pleisweiler-Oberhofen.