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A special attraction is the classic car exhibition of DRK rescue and civil protection vehicles: wheels that have saved so many lives and still move us today. Visitors can contemplate the classics in peace and let them take their breath away. The vintage cars are a special treasure of the DRK district association Alzey, whose members like to explain details. Based on the romance of days gone by, an almost incredible technological revolution has taken place. It is visible in an ambulance today, which is next to it.

Another spectacular offer is an auction of premium wines on both days. At the charity auction, wine lovers can win award-winning wines with a little luck at a bargain price of 30 euros per 6-bottle wine carton. The wines of the international Champions League from all over the world will be auctioned, donated for the social alliance of the renowned Berlin Wine Trophy ". The auction wines are thus high-quality wines from the most renowned wine regions in the world. The offered surprise boxes are filled with six bottles of wine from different countries. The value of each wine is between 5 and 160 euros per bottle. Auction times are from 2pm to 6pm.

Those who visit the Glühweinmarkt can enjoy and do good at the same time. The proceeds go to Allianz Pro Menschlichkeit, a social alliance between companies and the German Red Cross, which helps people of our homeland in need. The Avelsbacher Glühweinmarkt is open on Saturday, 16 December from 13 to 21 o'clock and on Sunday, 17 December from 13 to 19 o'clock. Admission is free.

Guts-romance, bright lights and huts magic

Traditional Trierer Glühweinmarkt at Gut Avelsbach with new attractions - proceeds for people of our homeland in need

Trier. Anticipation is, as you know, the greatest joy - that is good news that this year, too, the traditional mulled wine market takes place at Gut Avelsbach in Trier on the third weekend of Advent.

The two-day program lures with some new attractions: Guts-romance and Christmas fairy tales, hut magic and bright lights. Horse-drawn carriages roll through the picturesque valley, the smell of Avelsbacher mulled wine, fresh roasted almonds and gingerbread rises. The imposing facade of the historical estate Avelsbach shows its dreamy side.

The small but fine Christmas market in front of the building offers exquisite regional products such as Wild and cheese specialties, pastries, chocolates, bread, craft art, decoration and giftware. In addition, delicious potato pancakes, hearty grilled meat, award-winning wines from Avelsbach, jams, honey from local beekeepers, handmade candles and wax figures. In addition, the farm shop of Gut Avelsbach has opened and offers a wide range of regional products. A candy factory produces sweet drops right in front of the visitors. Freshly beaten fir trees are also still available.

The accompanying program offers wagon rides around Gut Avelsbach. Afterwards there is a glass of mulled wine (or children's punch) at the Christmas market. Christmas flair unfolds in the musical deposits of the youth group of the Musikverein Tarforst. And at the performances of the pupils of the Keune elementary school. The parent club of the school offers cakes and waffles.