Only 800 vintages

New to me: Schloss Vollrads is the world’s oldest winery, hailing from Germany. They recently released their 800th vintage. 800. Eight. Hundred. That blows my mind. A couple of centuries (is that all?) before Jamestown, Schloss Vollrads was cranking out wine.


One thought on “Only 800 vintages

  1. the winegetter September 10, 2012 / 10:04 pm

    You bet!! Quite a number still around from 300 to 400 years ago. I recently visited a small family winery along the Mosel river that dates back to the 1700s…

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