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Hail The New Queen!

If you’ve ever been to a German wine festival (Weinfest) in one of Germany’s 13 wine-growing regions such as ours here in Franconia (Franken), you’ve probably seen one of the many „wine princesses“. Almost every village has one who usually „reigns“ for about two years representing the village, its wines and wine growers. But only one of these princesses per region can become wine queen of the entire region for a year. Each region has an annual contest/election once a year (at different times throughout the year). The elected queen then has a chance at becoming Germany’s wine queen.

Franken elected its wine queen for the reign of 2015/2016 today. Six contestants tried for the job that entails numerous events nationally and internationally representing the region’s wine throughout the year. Only one can and will be queen. And the winner is… Kristin Langmann. She is one of only two candidates who visited our winery before the election to let uns explain our winery concept and to taste our wines. So, obviously, she was one of our two favorites to win.

Her majesty, the Wine Queen:

http://www.br.de/nachrichten/unterfranken/inhalt/wahl-fraenkische-weinkoenigin-2015-erlenbach-100.html