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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 federal state of Hesse is in terms of wine especially for the cider (Mundlich Äppelwoi or Ebbelwoi) known. The old town district of Sachsenhausen is a popular nightlife and pub district, where the traditional and sometimes very old cider pubs such. B. "Wagner", "Fichtekränzi" or "painted house" are. At the Frankfurt Christmas market will be next to the mulled wine also hot cider served. In Frankfurt there is also a vineyard with the Lohrberger Hang. This smallest and easternmost location in the growing area Rheingau is managed by the winery of the city of Frankfurt. Every year, about 10,000 bottles of it Riesling generated, mostly dry is being 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 birthplace in the "Grosse Hirschgraben" built, in which Goethe later kept his extensive wine collection and constantly added. Among other things, the great wine lover regularly got his wines from Frankfurt dealers.

Frankfurt am Main - skyline at night

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