Wine Barrel, Heidelberg Castle, Germany
My husband who makes his own wine was delighted by the barrel building! It houses a 2-story wine barrel which holds 58,000 gallons and was used to store the tithe wine. It is so large a dance floor was built across the top. There was pipe from the barrel to the king’s feast hall. The wine cellar is guarded by a statue of the former court jester, Clemens Perkeo who was renowned for his prodigious wine consumption. To see my best photos of Germany, please visit the Germany section of my portfolio
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