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Amazing views and good food

We came near sunset to have dinner. We were seated overlooking the vineyards and with a great view... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2018
New York City, New York
What a view

Drove to the castle with little expectations and what a surprise... The castle stands out from a... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2018
Amnon F
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Schlossallee, 65366 Geisenheim, Hesse, Germany
+49 6722 70090
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

We came near sunset to have dinner. We were seated overlooking the vineyards and with a great view of the Rhine and nearby town. Food was good, and the Chanterelle mushrooms must have been in season because they were amazing!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 4alexnyc
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful location. Exquisite German Champagne called Sekt. Pleasant service. If you are lucky as we were a male choir singing local songs...good small local snacks...brilliant view...

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018

Drove to the castle with little expectations and what a surprise... The castle stands out from a distance on top of a hill with amazing views to the vineyards and the Rhine. They produce excellent white wines, we tasted the Riesling which was fruity and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Amnon F
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

We came here to purchase some of the excellent wine produced by Schloss Johannisberg. You pay for a tasting which is conducted in excellent English, but this money is deducted from any purchases you then make. The location is superb, and the restaurant looks good...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank whingypom
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited Schloss Johannisberg for lunch and to purchase some wine to take home. Everything about the afternoon was wonderful. We drank a glass of the 2016 Schloss Johannisberg Riesling Bronzelack and a glass of GH von MUMM Weißburgunder. Both were very...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Staceymaziz
Reviewed July 1, 2018

We went first one evening to an excellent piano concert at this venue - part of the splendid Rheingau Music Festival . The following day we took a tour of the vineyards of this schloss and were given a talk about the various cuvees developed...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mark Benjamin L
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

Probably the most famous vineyard in the Rheingau. The wine tasting is for free if a purchase of bottles occurs. Interesting qualification of dry and sweeter wines. Knowledgeable staff and assistance in English. Recommended.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank PeterD218
Reviewed May 28, 2018

We stopped by Schloss Johannisberg last weekend and were blessed by perfect weather, a special tasting of the estate's sprinkling wines, and an evening jazz concert. All the wines (and the gin!!) were delicious as were the snacks and desserts we ordered. We also enjoyed...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank NetAmb
Reviewed October 29, 2017

We toured this place as an additional add-on with Viking Tours. The evening was better then expected. We started with an outside tour of the growing areas. Some beautiful views of the area from the hillsides. It was was a awesome September evening. After touring...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank williamrE6870OT
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

I was a guest at SJ together with my colleagues, for two days. Area around is decorated with endless vineyards, with dominating Riesling... beautiful green slopes of well maintained estate. Hotel rooms are classic beauty, with large bathroom and a huge comfortable bed. Food is...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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May 11, 2017|
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Response from MichielC488 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can if weather permits
May 11, 2017|
Response from MaryV1211 | Reviewed this property |
When we went, it was a little chilly to sit outside. The trestle tables are available, and the weather now is warmer. Recommend you bring sweater/jacket in case the ridgeline is breezy. (We live nearby, so we know what... More
March 7, 2017|
Response from ASwede | Reviewed this property |
By car take route 42 follow the Rhein and in Winkle look up to the right and you'll see the Schloss. Its about 24 km By train, take the train from Wiesbaden to Oestrich -Winkel. 30 min trip along the river. Then walk , 3 km... More