Wine & Liquor

The region around Lake Constance is known not only for its distinguished wines, but also for its superb distillations. The hilly landscape with its meadows, apples and pears, cherries, plums and mirabelles and its particular climate is the basis for our exquisite distillations: concentrated aromas originating from this unique countryside. Allow us to let you into the secrets of our distilleries!

Wine tasting in the wine store

A small wine tasting in the wine store leaves visitors immersed in the Wurttemberg wine world. Here there are great wines to discover - in the elegant ambience of the Friedrichshafen Palace. For spontaneous visitors there is an opportunity to sample the wines at a small tasting at any time during opening hours. No reservation required.

Fee: € 5

Opening hours: Tue to Fri 2pm – 6pm, Sat 10am – 1pm (closed in January)

Information: Vinothek Schloss Friedrichshafen, Schlossstr. 1,Tel. +49 7541 307332,

brandy distillery on Ringhotel Krone, Friedrichshafen - Schnetzenhausen

The Ringhotel Krone in Schnetzenhausen cultivates various types of apples as well as Williams pears in orchards of around five hectares altogether. These and other fresh fruits are distilled to produce premium schnapps varieties. These are on sale in the hotel, with a special commendation. The in-house varieties on offer are: Williams, mirabelle, cherry and herbs. A particular rarity is the wild cherry variety, whose fruits are harvested with a great deal of care and attention, then meticulously distilled and then matured for 12 years.

Information: Ringhotel Krone, Schnetzenhausen, Tel. +49 7541 4080,