The wine festival is officially open

The wine festival was official opened on Friday, 5th August, 2016 by Mayor Hans-Georg Brum.

Opening the wine festival: Christian Peter, Nadine I., Hans-Georg Brum, Louisa Follrich, Sophie Egert, Tabea Klepper, Peter Seyffardt and Gerd Krämer.

With him in the photo are (from left to right): Brunnenmeister Christian Peter, Fountain Queen Nadine I., Rheingau Wine Queen Louisa Follrich, Oestrich Wine Queen Sophie Egert, Hallgarten Wine Queen Tabea Klepper, the president of the Rheingau wine growers’ association Peter Seyffardt and Town Council Chairman Gerd Krämer.

 

Oberursel Wine Festival

Wine queens from the Rheingau Region at the opening of the wine festival in Oberursel

Wine queens and princesses from the Rheingau region at the opening of the wine festival in Oberursel with Brunnenkönigin Vanessa I. and Brunnenmeister Harry Hecker.

From left to right they are:

Dorina Feske (Oestricher Weinkönigin)

Stephanie Kopietz (Kostheimer Weinprinzessin)

Sophie Egert (Oestricher Weinprinzessin)

Elena Berischke (Rheingauer Weinkönigin)

Vanessa I. (Oberurseler Brunnenkönigin)

Louisa Follrich (Hattenheimer Weinprinzessin)

Harry Hecker (Oberurseler Brunnenmeister)

Maren Berg (Erbacher Weinprinzessin)

Daniela Hecht (Erbacher Weinkönigin)

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Oberursel Wine Festival

Councillor Peter Crerar, Mayor of Rushmoor, with his wife and Mayoress Norma at the opening of the wine festival

Councillor Peter Crerar, Mayor of Rushmoor, with his wife and Mayoress Norma Francis Crerar, at the 12th Rheingau Wine Festival in Oberursel.

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Oberursel Wine Festival

Brunnenkoenigin Vanessa I. with Brunnenmeister Harry Hecker at the opening of the wine festival

Brunnenkönigin (Fountain Queen) Vanessa I. with Brunnenmeister Harry Hecker at the opening of the 12th Rheingau Wine Festival in Oberursel.

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Oberursel Wine Festival

Hans-Georg Brum, Mayor of Oberursel, opening the 12th Rheingau Wine Festival at the Marktplatz

 Hans-Georg Brum, Mayor of Oberursel, opening the 12th Rheingau Wine Festival at the Marktplatz on 3rd August 2012

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Market moved to Epinayplatz on Saturday

Epinayplatz in OberurselDue to the wine festival taking place on the Marktplatz, the market on Saturday, 4th August, 2012 will be held on the Epinayplatz instead.

 

Road closures and parking restrictions during the wine festival

From Thursday 2nd until Monday 6th August 2012 the following road in Oberursel will be closed for the wine festival:

  • Eppsteiner Straße (between Ackergasse and Schulstraße, and between Weidengasse and Untere Marktplatzstraße)

There will be no stopping or parking allowed in the following streets:

  • Untere Marktplatzstraße
  • Marktplatz
  • Wiederholtstraße
  • Steinmühlenweg (between Altkönigstraße and the Rolls-Royce entrance)

The parking spaces in front of the Ferdinand-Balzer-Haus will not be available.

The Schlenkergasse will be temporarily made into a two-way street during this time.

 

Rheingau Wine Festival

Oberursel Weinfest 2012 posterThe 12th Rheingau Wine Festival in Oberursel is being held between Friday 3rd August and Sunday 5th August 2012 on the Marktplatz.

Many of the vineyards at the festival will be familiar to those who have been before, as they have been coming for a number of years and often have their stands in the same place each year.

Visitors can expect to find selected Riesling and Spätburgunder (Pinot Noir) wines from towns such as Lorch, Hattenheim, Hochheim, Giesenheim, Erbach, Johannisberg and Oestrich-Winkel.

There will also be a variety of food on offer, including Flammkuchen (Tarte Flambee) and (Zwiebelkuchen) Onion cake.

The festival will be officially opened on Friday evening at 6.30pm.

The stands are open on Friday and Saturday from 5pm until 12.30am and on Sunday from 2pm until 11pm.

Links

The Rheingau Wine Festival Podcast

Oberursel Station – The Lounge Bar

Oberursel Station - The Lounge Bar

Oberursel Station – The Lounge Bar

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