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The Baden wine trail nestles amongst more than 160 picturesque kilometres (100 miles) along the western edge of the Black Forest. It leads through the most beautiful and significant wine-growing regions of Baden: Ortenau, Breisgau, Kaiserstuhl, Tuniberg, and Markgräflerland - and forms a kind of Viticultural Black Forest that reaches down to the Rhine plain.
Baden Wine Trail Gallery
The following images were taken on Ascension Day in May, when a long stretch of the Markgräflerland Wine Trail road between Staufen and Müllheim was closed to all...
Today is Ascension Day, "Christi Himmelfahrt" in German, and a public holiday. They closed a 14km (8.5 mile) stretch of wine-country road to motor traffic, and between 10:00 and 18:00 the greatest peril pedestrians faced was from speeding bicycles wreaking revenge for the fact that it is normally they that are the prey of speeding cars on these narrow winding roads at the foot of the Black Forest.
The temporarily pedestrianised road runs between Staufen and Müllheim and, after an opening ceremony at the village of Laufen, almost half way bet...
Named after the Linden trees that stood here, Lindenhof was built in 1792 by Friedrich Fischer and his wife Catarina (nee Blankenhorn). It is the oldest building on the Werderstraße road that was itself laid down in 1826 by mayor Nikolaus Blankenhorn.
The property is a typical Markgraefler farmhouse, with residential and farm buildings grouped on four sides around the yard, and a sandstone coloured facade with architectural motifs.
Between 1978 and 2003 it was the home of the Müllheim wine co-operative and currently, since their me...