river Nahe (which rhymes with "yah!") winds through the hills of Germany meeting the Rhine near
On the hills and in the valley of this river and its
tributaries are some spectacular wine growing areas that are only
now stepping out of the shadows of the Rhine and Mosel wine growing
As in many
German wine regions, the Riesling grape is the most popular in
this area, but the soil and climate here make for a spicier wine,
and the development of German ice wine reaches heights that are found in very few areas of the world.
More information about Nahe wines around the Web:
Nahe (wine region) Wikipedia - Here's an excellent beginner guide to the wines, history and terroir of the region including lots of colorful photos, maps, and related resources to more information.
The Nahe - The Wine Doctor.com offers an excellent overview of the region including a detailed map of regions and subregions, and a review of the top vineyards.
Wine - Check out the official Nahe guide featuring an interactive map, listings of area wine makers in each village, details on Riesling and other grape varieties, and related information on what to see and do along the Nahe wine route.