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Affentaler Pinot Noir

We’d like to recommend a wine, we’ve added to our wine selection:
Affentaler Spatburgunder – a German Pinot Noir from the Baden region. The wine presents a perfect interplay of fruit, tannins and a delicate, balanced sweetness. It pairs well with heavy pasta dishes, beef and veal.
Besides the bottle having a fun design, the story behind the name “Affental” is even more interesting.
Affental means Monkey Valley, but don’t think there are any monkeys residing in Germany’s wine regions. The name comes from the Cistercian monks who first began cultivating Pinot Noir there over 700 years ago. They built a chapel near the vineyards and their cries of “Ave Maria” led the locals to call it the Ave Tal (Ave Valley). Over time this mutated into “Affental.”
Glass $12/ Bottle $42

March 12, 2021 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , | Leave a comment

Cold season is here…so is Glühwein!


Gluehwein / Glühwein is red spiced wine, served hot, after centuries old recipes.
Wine was first recorded as spiced and heated in the First Century in Rome
from where the mulled wine developed over Europe.

Today Gluehwein / Glühwein is well known all over Germany, France, Italy and Spain,
it may be made from Red and White wine and also non-aloholic.

Recipes vary, our is passed in the family since more than 200 years.

Most important is – don’t boil it – no matter what any recipe says.
And please don’t add water.

For a recipe, please go here:


November 9, 2018 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , | Leave a comment

It’s Glühwein season

We are happy to announce it’s officially Glühwein season at The Gasthaus!!

Come and gets yours and warm your belly with this traditional German Christmas market specialty of warm, red wine flavored with cinnamon, cloves and orange.


November 4, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment


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