The Oldest White Wine in the World at Bürgerspital

By Jan Schüler

Updated June 1, 2021 02:25 am

What better way to start our focus on Franken than with a look at the Bürgerspital located in Würzburg? This estate boasts 700 years of history, a highlight of which is its renowned 1540 Steinwein famously tasted and described by English wine writer Hugh Johnson. Bürgerspital cultivates iconic grapes like Silvaner, Riesling, and Pinot varieties all bottled in the unique Bocksbeutel. Welcome to June and a tour around Franken!