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Unexpected Gem!

I really enjoyed this visit to Doktorenhof and learning about vinegars that are aged and flavored... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
Iowa City, Iowa
An excellent excursion on the Rhein Uniworld Cruise

Just came back from a Rhein river cruise with Uniworld. This was one of the optional excursions... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
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All reviews vinegar tasting bring home unique experience tasting room river cruise guided tour an aperitif vinegars candlelit uniworld history
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

I really enjoyed this visit to Doktorenhof and learning about vinegars that are aged and flavored specifically for sipping as an aperitif. It was a fascinating, delightful visit to their cellars and tasting room. I wanted to purchase one of everything, they were so delicious...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank StephanieL2571
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Just came back from a Rhein river cruise with Uniworld. This was one of the optional excursions. It was very informative and entertaining - I've found out more about Vinegar than ever before. I did buy the sampler packet, which made it back successfully in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mary U
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Doktorenhof is a traditional family business for many generations. There we immersed ourselves in the mystery of vinegar making in a guided tour of the sanctuary in the estate, the vinegar cellar and the herb chamber. We stayed in candlelit rooms, where the noble vinegars...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank AntJa2704
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This tour was unique and educational. None of us had any idea that vinegar made from premium wine could be a healthy, tasty drink. We came home with 5 assorted bottles of tasting vinegars and continue to enjoy them. The saddest part was that the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Sue R
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Did this as an excursion during a river cruise. This was definitely one of the highlights of the trip. The vinegars we tried were delicious. I ended up buying some to bring home. Unfortunately they cannot ship to the US so if you try something...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank JessicaS4079
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Beautiful venue, chock full of history and charm. The tour of the cellars was informative and they injected a bit of mystique. The vinegar tasting was professionally managed with lots of information coupled with chocolates and spiced breads.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Steve G
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We recently visited this venue as part of the "Castles on the Rhine" Uniworld River Cruise. It was a delightful experience and the vinegar tasting experience was fabulous.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Susan M
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We visited as a tour from our Uniworld Rhine River cruise. A wonderful place! Vinegar tasting and education, followed by a unique and fun, candlelit tour of the vinegar making process. Think winery, but for vinegar. It is really delicious made in this way and...More

Date of experience: October 2016
3  Thank paperweight811
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We came here as part of a cruise - I was SO excited to learn about this option before we left for our trip, and I was even more amazed than I thought I would be. We arrived in the estate in a charming courtyard,...More

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We were on a Rhine / Mosel river cruise , and were intrigued by this optional excursion . We tasted many vinegars and were surprised ---and bought two different vinegars to bringhome

Date of experience: June 2016
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Leigh M
26 March 2017|
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Response from paperweight811 | Reviewed this property |
I assume you mean without going to Doktorenhof. They have a website but I don't recall if you can order from the states.Have you checked their site? PS. It's worth the trip.😊