Wijngaard Apostelhoeve
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Wijngaard Apostelhoeve

The Netherlands

"Wine keeps me busy at day and it fills my dreams at night."

Winery Apostelhoeve, the oldest commercial vineyard in the Netherlands is located in the south of the Netherlands, in the province of Limburg. Where once apple and pear trees grew, the first vines were planted in 1970. At present three generations are working here simultaneously, a unique situation for a Dutch winery and even abroad not very common.

A calcareous soil in combination with the low-lying vineyard, a slight temperature rise and the experience of winemaker Mathieu Hulst , have ensured that Apostelhoeve produces white wines of high quality. The wines are made from grape varieties like Riesling , Auxerrois, Pinot Gris and Müller Thurgau. Recently they also started making Traditional Method sparkling wines.

Susserweg 201
6213 NE Maastricht
The Netherlands

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