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Frankfurt am Main

Fráncfort del Meno (ES)
Francfort-sur-le-Main (F)
Francoforte sul Meno (I)
Francoforte do Meno (PO)
Frankfort aan de Main (N)
Frankfurt on the Main (GB)

The city on the river Main In the German state of Hesse, wine is mainly for the cider (dialectically Äppelwoi or Ebbelwoi) known. The old town of the Sachsenhausen district is a popular nightlife and pub district, where the traditional and sometimes very old cider pubs such as B. "Wagner", "Fichtekränzi" or "Zum painted house". At the Frankfurt Christmas market next to the mulled wine also served hot cider. There is also a wine location in Frankfurt with the Lohrberger slope. This smallest and most easterly location in the growing area Rheingau is managed by the winery of the city of Frankfurt. Around 10,000 bottles of it are produced each year Riesling generated the most dry is expanded and in good years late vintage -Quality achieved. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) was born in the city. His father was the son of an innkeeper and had the extensive wine cellar of the Goethe birth house built in the "Großer Hirschgraben", in which Goethe later kept and constantly added to his extensive wine collection. The great wine lover obtained his wines regularly from Frankfurt dealers, among others.

Frankfurt am Main - skyline at night

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