The region’s climate is ideal for wine growing. Its wine production has a tradition of more than 1000 years. Many historical events affected the region’s vineyards.
The trails close to the Best Western Hotel Halle-Merseburg lead you past numerous vineyards amongst others in the villages of Kaatschen, Schulpforte and Bad Kösen. 650-hectares of wine-growing area in the Saale-Unstrut region are being successfully managed now with increasing tendency. The region is a must for all wine lovers and shows an increasing number of visitors. To all this good fortune, every year in September since 1969, the Saale-Unstrut Wine Queen is voted.
We also recommend ‘Weinbau am (Viticulture at) Geiseltalsee‘ (google translated) with exciting events and further information on the topic “From Mining to Wine”.