The vineyards of the "Bopparder Hamm" provide best conditions for great wines: facing South with a perfect slope, well protected in the East and West, the river acting as heat storage. With 75 hectares, the Bopparder Hamm is the largest vineyard site in the Middle Rhine valley. It is home to several first class single vineyard sites, including Ohlenberg, Feuerlay, Mandelstein, Fässerlay, Elfenlay, Weingrube, and Engelstein.
Wine towns, places to see and single vineyard sites:
Boppard: Roman castle, roman St. Severus church, Karmeliter church, former electorate castle (Kurfürstliche Burg) with its Thonet-Museum, Vierseenblick (4-Lakes-View), Jakobsberg
Spay: historic timber frame buildings, Peterskapelle (chapel) from Medieval times
Single vineyard site: Engelstein
Brey: remains of a Roman aqueduct
Single vineyard site: Hämmchen
Rhens: Rhine front, historic old town with timber frame buildings, old town hall
Historic site „Königsstuhl“ (king's throne): In 1273 the four princes from the Rhine area met at the place where their empires all met and elected a German king. The monument has been built in the 14th century (1376-1398).
Single vineyard sites: König Wenzel und Sonnenlay
Source: Stein & Wein