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Holy grave

The estate is located in the commune of Boppard in the German wine-growing region middle Rhine, It is managed by Rudolf and Susanne Schoeneberger. Since 2004 they have been actively supported by their son Jonas after training as a winegrower. Guestrooms are also available. Connected to it is Boppard's oldest wine bar with a garden called "Heilig Grab", which has been family-owned for more than 200 years. The original name derives from an event in connection with the custom of visiting and praying on Holy Friday in the Carmelite monastery church in Boppard, the "Holy Sepulcher" (a cross laid on the ground) and praying. Once again, the traditional men's walk after work to church took place on Good Friday. The Bopparders found it strange that this time their husbands did not come to dinner very late. When asked about their whereabouts, they replied as agreed: “Oh, on the Holy Sepulcher! You can pray a little longer ” . However, it soon turned out that the visit to the "Holy Sepulcher" was only brief, but the longer the so-called "prayer" in a nearby wine bar, which was given this name from then on. The vineyards cover almost four hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Fässerlay. Feuerlay. Mandelstein and Weingrube (Bopparder Hamm). They are planted with Riesling (80%), Pinot Noir (16%) and Kerner (4%). Great care is taken to process grapes gently. After temperature-controlled fermentation in stainless steel, depending on the wine, it is traditionally aged in large oak barrels. 30,000 bottles of wine are produced annually.

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