The Pfalz and Rhine Terrace Sights

Kupferberg Terrasse

  • Kupferbergterrasse 17–19 Map It
  • Mainz

Published 04/24/2016

Fodor's Review

These hillside sparkling wine cellars were built in 1850 on a site where the Romans had cultivated vines and cellared wine. The Kupferberg family expanded them to create 60 seven-story-deep vaulted cellars—the deepest in the world. The winery has a splendid collection of glassware; posters from the belle epoque period (1898–1914); richly carved casks from the 18th and 19th centuries; and the Traubensaal (Grape Hall), a tremendous example of the art nouveau style. Tours of the cellars and museum last one hour plus time for a sparkling wine tasting. Reservations are required, either online at the Kupferberg Terrasse website or by telephone with the Tourist Service Center. The Kupferberg Terrassen restaurant ($$$) here is a lovely place to dine before or after your tour.

Sight Information

Address:

Kupferbergterrasse 17–19, Mainz, Rheinland-Pfalz, 55116, Germany

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Phone:

06131-9230

Sight Details:

  • From €9 for tour plus 1 glass sparkling wine
  • Weekdays 11–4

Published 04/24/2016

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