Event report: Of Walnuts, Viscosity and Vine Fretters – Hill Walk and Wine Tasting at Pillnitz Royal Vineyard

Event report: Of Walnuts, Viscosity and Vine Fretters – Hill Walk and Wine Tasting at Pillnitz Royal Vineyard A round lot of 20 of us met up at Schillerplatz in Striesen this past Saturday for a day out hiking, chatting and, of course, wine tasting. We took the number 63 bus towards Pillnitz, but rather than having it take us straight to our wine tasting, we made everyone get off at ‘Staffelsteinstraße’ stop in Niederpoyritz and walk up a steep and winding slope uphill. Those who had heeded our initial advice to wear layers, layers, layers soon got a chance to […]

3 spots left for Wine Tasting this Saturday & Registration now open for ‘Exploring Leipzig’ excursion!

3 spots left for Hike & Wine Tasting at Pillnitz Royal Vinyard this Saturday! Last chance to join us for our wine tasting next Saturday! We have 3 spots left! The weather forecast looks promising, so please late-register and pay by Wednesday if you would like to come along! Just to remind you what it’s all about: A beginners’ level hike through the hilly countryside, passing some great viewpoints above the valley of the river Elbe, with a look into wine-growing traditions at Pillnitz Royal Vinyard and, finally, a well-deserved wine tasting with a fantastic view. Day: Saturday, 11 October […]