Vinyard in Würzburg
Weingut Juliusspital is a renowned winery located in Würzburg, Germany. It holds a rich history dating back to its founding in 1576 as a hospital and charitable institution. The winery’s name is derived from Julius Echter von Mespelbrunn, the Prince-Bishop of Würzburg at the time, who played a significant role in establishing the charitable foundation.
Juliusspital has a long-standing tradition of winemaking, and its vineyards encompass approximately 180 hectares of prime wine-growing land in Franconia. The winery is recognized for its commitment to producing exceptional wines while upholding its charitable mission. Profits generated from the winery are used to support various medical, nursing, and social welfare initiatives in the region.
The winemaking philosophy at Weingut Juliusspital revolves around sustainability, quality, and respect for the terroir. The vineyards are carefully cultivated, and the grapes are hand-harvested to ensure the highest level of quality control. The winery specializes in Franconian grape varieties such as Silvaner, Müller-Thurgau, and Bacchus, but also produces wines from other renowned grape varieties.
Visitors to Weingut Juliusspital can enjoy guided tours of the winery, exploring its historic cellars and learning about the winemaking process. Wine tastings are also available, allowing guests to sample a diverse range of wines produced on-site. Additionally, the winery features a wine shop where visitors can purchase their favourite bottles to take home.
Visiting Weingut Juliusspital
Tasting & shopping Vinothek Weineck Julius Echter
Monday – Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursday – Friday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m