The Pfalz, with more than 2000 years of wine-producing tradition, is one of the warmest growing areas in Germany with more than 1800 hours of sunshine a year, unique consistency of conditions for 85 km along Germany's oldest wine route (Deutsche Weinstraße, or German wine road), this is Germany's second-largest winegrowing area with 23,400 ha featuring 25 collective growing areas, 325 individual vineyards ... and
MORE RIESLING THAN ANYWHERE ELSE IN THE WORLD
with around 5455 hectares given over to the "King of white wine"!
However, the Pfalz is also known for its reds. Almost 40% of the vineyard area is cultivated with red grape varieties. This makes the Pfalz Germany's largest red wine area.