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Rheingau Viticultural Association

The Rheingau Viticultural Association (“Rheingau Weinbauverband e.V.”) is a voluntary association in particular of the persons working in viticulture and their relatives. It was (re-)established 23 November 1947 (initial establishment 22 June 1909). The association has its registered office at Eberbach Monastery in Eltville/Rhine.

As a professional organisation the Rheingau Viticultural Association represents the viticultural, sociopolitical, economic and cultural interests of its members while maintaining its political neutrality. It represents the interests vis-à-vis county and federal governments, the political parties as well as other national and international institutions and/or organisations. Moreover, it aims at preserving the interests of the entire region.

Moreover, the association takes suitable actions for promoting quality-oriented vineyard cultivation and vineyard extension. Particular value is to be attached to activities for image improvement and positive long-term sales development for Rheingau wine. For this purpose the association is shareholder of Rheingau Wine Promotion  Rheingauer Weinwerbung GmbH”).

It is a nonprofit organisation and does not pursue any intention of making profit. It is oriented towards non-business aims. It is financed by membership fees.

The Rheingau Viticultural Association is a member of the German Viticultural Association (“Deutscher Weinbauverband e.V.”) and the Hessian Farmers' Association (“Hessischer Bauernverband e.V.”).

The association’s bodies, association meeting, the main committee, the committee – consist of the president, two vice presidents and eight committee members.

The president or the vice presidents represent the association (society) in and out of court. The committee appoints a director for handling the association’s transactions.


Further information and contact address:

Rheingauer Weinbauverband e.V.

Geschäftsführer Harald Sperling

Kloster Eberbach - Pfortenhaus
65346 Eltville am Rhein


Chauvignystr. 12-16
65366 Geisenheim

Telefon: +49 (0)67 22 – 93 770 0
Fax: +49 (0) 67 22 – 93 770 29

Email: info@rheingauer-wbv.de