Hidden Wineries




www.hidden-wineries.com is a consultancy service for the discerning client requiring individually tailored itineraries for various wine regions around the world.


Responsibilty for this website lies with:


Colin Bain (consulatant)

Grüngürtel Str. 10

D-50996 Cologne

Telephone: +49 162 133 4337


Umsatzsteuer-Identifikationsnr. according to § 27a Umsatzsteuergesetz: 219/5013/3260 E-Mail: info@hidden-wineries.com


Keine Umsatzsteuerberechnung nach § 19 Abs. 1 UStG (Kleinunternehmer) Internet: www.hidden-wineries.com


Inhaltlich (presserechtlich) Verantwortlicher gemäß § 55 Abs. 2 RStV:

Colin Bain (Anschrift wie oben).


Press legally responsible concerning the contents according to § 55 Para. 2 RStV. lies with Colin Bain (address as above).



Web Design, CMS


Astrid Ostrowicki, Diplom Designer




Photo Credits

Colin Bain, Wikimedia Commons, Pixabay




All materials on this site are subject to copyright and are protected under German and international copyright laws. The copyright belongs to Colin Bain.





Further we accept no responisibility for the content of the listed links or the services offered by the those linked sites.





We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address email address or Telefone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.


Limitation of liability for internal content


The content of our website has been compiled with meticulous care and to the best of our knowledge. However, we cannot assume any liability for the up-to-dateness, completeness or accuracy of any of the pages.


Pursuant to section 7, para. 1 of the TMG (Telemediengesetz – Tele Media Act by German law), we as service providers are liable for our own content on these pages in accordance with general laws. However, pursuant to sections 8 to 10 of the TMG, we as service providers are not under obligation to monitor external information provided or stored on our website. Once we have become aware of a specific infringement of the law, we will immediately remove the content in question. Any liability concerning this matter can only be assumed from the point in time at which the infringement becomes known to us.


Limitation of liability for external links


Our website contains links to the websites of third parties (“external links”). As the content of these websites is not under our control, we cannot assume any liability for such external content. In all cases, the provider of information of the linked websites is liable for the content and accuracy of the information provided. At the point in time when the links were placed, no infringements of the law were recognisable to us. As soon as an infringement of the law becomes known to us, we will immediately remove the link in question.


Data protection


A visit to our website can result in the storage on our server of information about the access (date, time, page accessed). This does not represent any analysis of personal data (e.g., name, address or e-mail address). If personal data are collected, this only occurs – to the extent possible – with the prior consent of the user of the website. Any forwarding of the data to third parties without the express consent of the user shall not take place.


We would like to expressly point out that the transmission of data via the Internet (e.g., by e-mail) can offer security vulnerabilities. It is therefore impossible to safeguard the data completely against access by third parties. We cannot assume any liability for damages arising as a result of such security vulnerabilities.


The use by third parties of all published contact details for the purpose of advertising is expressly excluded. We reserve the right to take legal steps in the case of the unsolicited sending of advertising information; e.g., by means of spam mail.


The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.


The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. As far as on our sides personal data (for example name, address or E-Mail addresses) are raised, this takes place, as far as possible, always on freiwilliger basis. These data will not be disclosed to third parties without your explicit consent.


Please note that data transmission over the Internet (for example, when communicating via e-mail) may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.



The internet pages partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and stored by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit.


You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally exclude and enable the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.


Contact form

If you send us inquiries via the contact form, your details will be taken from the Inquiry form including the contact details provided by you for the purpose of processing the Request and in case of follow-up questions stored with us. We will not share this information without your consent.


Right to information, cancellation, blocking

You will receive information about your stored data free of charge at any time without giving reasons. You can always lock, correct or delete your data collected from us. You can also at any time revoke the consent given to us for data collection and use without giving reasons. Please contact the contact address indicated in the imprint. We are always at your disposal for further questions on our privacy policy and the processing of your personal data.


Contradiction advertising emails

The use of published in the context of the imprint obligation contact information for sending unsolicited advertising and information materials is hereby rejected. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, for example through spam e-mails.


References and links

In the case of direct or indirect references to external websites ("hyperlinks"), which lie outside the area of ​​responsibility of the author, a liability obligation would only come into effect in the case in which the author has knowledge of the content and if it would be technically possible and reasonable for him to prevent the use in case of illegal content.


The author declares hereby expressly that at the time of the link setting no illegal contents were recognizable on the sides to be linked. The author has no influence on the current and future design, content or authorship of the linked pages. Therefore he dissociates himself hereby expressly from all contents of all linked / linked sides, which were changed after the link setting. This statement applies to all links and references within the own internet offer as well as to foreign entries in guest books, discussion forums, link directories, mailing lists and in all other forms of databases on whose contents external writing accesses are possible. For illegal, incorrect or incomplete contents and in particular for damages resulting from the use or disuse of such information, the provider of the page to which reference was made, not the one who only links to the respective publication.


Using Adobe Typekit fonts

For the presentation of our website, we use a font as Typekit service from Adobe. As part of providing the Typekit service, no cookies are placed or used to provide the font.


The following information is collected by Adobe to provide the Typekit service:


To provide the Typekit service, Adobe may collect information about the fonts that are provided on our server. The information is used for billing and compliance and may include:


• provided fonts

• ID of the sentence

• Account ID

• Service that provides the fonts (eg Typekit or Edge Web Fonts)

• Application requesting fonts (eg Adobe Muse)

• Server that provides the fonts

(eg Typekit server or Enterprise CDN)

• Host name of the page on which the fonts are loaded




Source: eRecht 24/2018