17 June 2019
VILLA KENNEDY’S RIESLING TRAIL
Guests of Villa Kennedy, a Rocco Forte Hotel in Frankfurt, can now explore the beautiful sights and taste great wines when touring the vineyards of the Rheingau. Two exclusive excursions have been created for wine connoisseur guests, who, with the option of a chauffeur, will be lead through the varied landscapes of the idyllic Rheingau, the wine-growing region near Frankfurt.
This picturesque area is about one a hour drive from Villa Kennedy and is known for its Riesling wine - unquestionably one of Germany’s best and most beautiful wine regions. Each tour visits three of the area’s most renowned wineries such as Balthasar, Ress, Flick, Allendorf, Spreitzer, Barth and Jakob Jung. Wine-making is explained, and local experts guide guests through tastings of exquisite wines accompanied with delicious cheeses, all while exploring the opulent orchards and seeing the fascinating wine exhibits. History buffs can add the storied Eberbach monastery to their tour.
During the season, in addition to wine, sparkling wine and cheese tastings, the vintners and wineries listed here offer activities such as open-air cinema nights, vineyard hikes and concerts. There are also annual festivals around the grape, all in connection with wine tastings and regional foods. There is no lack of variety! For further details and winery information, guests can contact Villa Kennedy’s concierge for a tailor-made excursion.
The “City Break: a wine journey through the Rheingau with Villa Kennedy” package includes:
2 nights in a luxurious room including breakfast
Use of the Villa Kennedy spa
Day trip to the Rheingau region including wine, cheese and sparkling wine tastings, as well as finger food
Shuttle service to the wineries with private chauffeur (optional)
Choice of two wine tours:
Classic wine tasting at Spreitzer, sparkling wine tasting and guided tour at Barth, wine tasting and exhibit tour at Allendorf.
Guided tour of the extraordinary WineBANK at Balthasar Ress with wine tasting, visit to the Jakob Jung winery with cheese tasting, classic wine tasting at Flick.
Optional: Visit to the Eberbach monastery, seen in “The Name of the Rose” and “Game of Thrones”.
To ensure availability, booking at least a week in advance is recommended. For reservations and further information call +49 69 71712 1430 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Prices start from €1932
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Villa Kennedy, a Rocco Forte hotel
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About Villa Kennedy
Rocco Forte Villa Kennedy is the first of three Rocco Forte Hotels in Germany and is located on Kennedyallee, Frankfurt, on the south bank of the Main. The heart of the five star superior hotel is the Villa Speyer, which was built in 1901 as a Frankfurt banking family residence and today is a real oasis in the vibrant financial metropolis. Together with the new extensions, Villa Kennedy comprises 163 rooms, including 36 suites, the Italian restaurant, Gusto, and the JFK bar as well as a 1000 square metre wellness area. The hotel also has event rooms. www.villakennedy.com
Rocco Forte Hotels
Established by Sir Rocco Forte and sister, Olga Polizzi in 1996, Rocco Forte Hotels is a collection of 12 individual hotels and resorts. All of the hotels are landmarks, both old and new, occupying magnificent buildings in exceptional locations. Led by a family who has been in hospitality for four generations, the hotels are united by their distinctive approach to service ensuring guests experience the best of the cities and surrounding areas.
Rocco Forte Hotels comprises: Hotel de la Ville & Hotel de Russie, Rome; Hotel Savoy, Florence; Verdura Resort, Sicily; Masseria Torre Maizza, Puglia; The Balmoral, Edinburgh; Brown’s Hotel, London; The Charles Hotel, Munich; Villa Kennedy, Frankfurt; Hotel de Rome, Berlin; Hotel Amigo, Brussels and Hotel Astoria, St Petersburg.
Future openings: The Westbund Hotel, Shanghai in 2019 and Villa Igiea, Palermo in 2020
Natalie Rucellai, Group Communications Director
Rocco Forte Hotels
Daniela Moore, Group Communications Manager
Rocco Forte Hotels