Asbach Besucher Center

Asbach & Co was founded in Rüdesheim am Rhein on 11 May 1892 by Hugo Asbach, a 24-year-old businessman and distiller. He started production of his brandy using just two pot stills and a legend was born. From the finest grapes to the finished spirit: an entertaining and informative film presents the fascinating story behind Asbach and the creation of the brand. A unique manufacturing process is the secret behind the high quality of Asbach products. Visit the distillery to witness the distillation process first-hand. Experience the spirit of wine in the Asbach shop, where you have the opportunity to taste and purchase all these qualities by yourself. Tours with professionally hosted tastings can be arranged through Rüdesheim Tourist AG.

Open 1.3.–22.12. Tue – Sat 9 – 17 h (please annouce in advance)

Ingelheimer Straße 4 , 65385 Rüdesheim am Rhein, Tel.: +49(0)6722-497345,
Fax: 497386,,

Georg Breuer – Vinothek

Only the best Rieslings bear the name of the vineyard site on the label. Visitors can sample and purchase these outstanding dry wines from the Rüdesheimer Berg – Berg Roseneck, Berg Rottland, Berg  Schlossberg and Rauenthaler Nonnenberg vineyards in the Georg Breuer estate wine shop. The specialist retailer also stocks a range of German, Portuguese, French and Israeli wines.

Open: all year 10 – 18 h

Grabenstraße 8, 65385 Rüdesheim am Rhein, Tel.: +49 (0)6722/1027, Fax: 4531,,, 


This friendly gift shop on the Rhine promenade is a treasure trove of handcrafted presents both large and small. In fact it is difficult to choose from the cornucopia of beautiful regional souvenirs, decorations and accessories for your home. The shop stocks products from Swarovski, Bree, Goebel, “Schenken und Wohnen”, Rosina Wachtmeister and many others.

Open: April – December Mon-Sun 10-18 h

Rheinstraße 16, 65385 Rüdesheim, Tel.: +49(0)9861-4090 ,
Fax: +49(0)6722-497716,,

Käthe Wohlfahrt GmbH & Co. OHG

The name “Käthe Wohlfahrt” is synonymous with the traditional Christmas. Located next to the Rüdesheim cable car station, the specialist Christmas shop is open all year round selling a wide selection of traditional German Christmas decorations. The products from the company’s Christmas workshop in Rothenburg are made from high quality raw materials such as glass, wood and tin and designed by creative artists and professional craftsmen.

Open: April – December Mon - Sun 10-18 h

Oberstraße 35, 65385 Rüdesheim am Rhein, Tel.: +49(0)9861-4090,
Fax: +49(0)6722-497716,,

Abbey Shop

The Abbey shop and cafe run by the Benedictine Abbey of St Hildegard sells a wide range of items including Riesling and Spätburgunder wines from the abbey’s own vineyards, spelt products, liqueurs and bitters, goods from the abbey’s ceramics and goldsmith‘s workshops, candles, icons, art cards, small gifts and an extensive selection of books, e.g. about Saint Hildegard of Bingen.

Open: Mon-Sat 9.30am-5.00pm, Sun. 2.00pm-5.00pm

Klosterweg 1, 65853 Rüdesheim am Rhein, Tel.: +49(0)6722-499-116,, 

Dr. Näglers Weindepot – Vinothek

Riesling wines have been grown by the Dr. Nägler estate for six generations. Friedrich Nägler was first recorded as an owner of vineyards on the Rüdesheimer Berg as early as 1826. The estate wine shop sells its own wines and sparkling wines, fruit wines in glass carboys, fine regional spirits and liqueurs as well as top wines from other producers. Wine tastings take place in the estate wine shop, vaulted cellar or in the vineyards.

Open: April – Dec. daily 10am to 6pm

Oberstraße 53-57, 65385 Rüdesheim am Rhein, Tel.: +49 (0)6722/48336, Fax: 48195,,

Peter Rehwald Präsente

Peter Rehwald Präsente has been a fixture in Rüdesheim‘s old town since 1976. The shops in the Drosselgasse and Oberstrasse sell typical German gifts and souvenirs, such as cuckoo clocks from the Black Forest, beer tankards, traditional crafts from the Erzgebirge mountains, porcelain dolls and Plauen lace. Gifts are available to suit every budget and every taste.

Jan,  Feb: Sat & Sun 9am-6pm
Mar daily 9am-6pm
Apr – Oct daily 8:30am – 10pm
Nov daily 9am-6pm
during Christmas Market of the Nations daily 9am-9pm
23. Dez to 1. Jan daily 9am-6pm

Drosselgasse & Oberstraße 37, 65385 Rüdesheim am Rhein, Tel.: +49 (0)6722/47974, Fax: 3183,,

Weinladen Drosselkeller

The Drosselkeller wine shop on the corner of Drosselgasse and Oberstrasse is a specialist in fine regional wines. Visitors can taste a wide range of wines with expert guidance before buying. The shop also stocks regional specialities such as Asbach brandy products, Ohlig sparkling wines, local game and other delicacies. A staircase leads from the shop directly down to the “Weinerlebniswelt” wine experience in the historic vaulted cellar of the Drosselmüller restaurant

Open: March – December 11:00am to 9:00pm

Oberstraße 26 / Ecke Drosselgasse, 65385 Rüdesheim am Rhein,
Tel.: +49 (0)6722/9130,,

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