04 December 2009

That's a lot of wine!

One very interesting thing at the Heidelberg Castle which deserved it's very own post are the next few pictures. Here this picture points you in the direction to the great big wine barrel.

Now this one by itself is quite grand, but they were not satisfied with it.

So, this one was built. Does not look that big......

Well, here is hubby at the top

And walking down from it

I have read several different sources that say this holds anywhere from 100,000 liters to 220,017 liters which amounts to 58,124 gallons!!!! Now that's a lot of wine!

Karl Theodor I believe, enjoying his wine!

I know when you think Germany, you think beer, but they do have excellent wine too!!

3 comments:

C'est Moi, Julie Marie said...

What wonderful photos! Yes, that is alot of wine!!! I could have used some of that in my chocolate wineballs, I just posted the recipe yesterday! Bisous... Julie Marie

Madelief said...

Hi Ulrike,

It's a big wine barrel indeed! Did you taste the wine? Was it any good? If you did, you must have had a very cheerfull day!

Enjoy your weekend!

lieve groet, Madelief

comfrey cottages said...

oh my! how interesting this is:) thank you for sharing ulrike. it would be so nice to share a glass of wine with you:)

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