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14.11.2018

Wine growing regions

… filigree wines that are relatively low in alcohol. The diversity of German wine stems from the many soil types and grape varieties — there is no "uniform" type or style of German wine — and this…

14.11.2018

Ahr

… Climate: Mild and favorable, greenhouse-like in some of the steeper sites Soil types: Deep, rich loess in the lower Ahr Valley (eastern portion); slate, volcanic stone and rocky…

14.11.2018

Baden

… Freiburg Climate: Sunny and warm; the Kaiserstuhl district is Germany's warmest area Soil types: Shell-limestone in Tauberfranken. Elsewhere, a wide variety including keuper, loam, loess,…

14.11.2018

Franken

… Major town: Würzburg. Climate: Continental, with warm, dry summers and cold winters Soil types: Weathered, primitive rock and colored sandstone in the Spessart Hills north of Miltenberg.…

14.11.2018

Mittelrhein

… from cold winds and there is ample sunshine. The Rhine serves as a large, heat-reflecting surface. Soil types: Primarily clayish slate and greywacke Vineyard area (2017): 469 ha · 2…

14.11.2018

Mosel

… Piesport, Trier Climate: Optimal warmth and precipitation in the steep sites and valleys Soil types: Clayish slate and greywacke in the lower Mosel Valley (northern section); Devonian slate in…

14.11.2018

Nahe

… Bad Münster am Stein-Ebernburg, Bad Sobernheim Climate: Mild and balanced, with little frost Soil types: The entire rock cycle of igneous (volcanic), sedimentary (sandstone, clay, limestone) and…

14.11.2018

Pfalz

… Dürkheim, Neustadt, Landau Climate: Many hours of sunshine, average temperature: 11°C Soil types: Loam is prevalent, often in a mixture with other soil types, such as loess, chalk, clay,…

14.11.2018

Rheingau

… winds by the forest-capped Taunus Hills and benefit from the heat-reflecting surface of the Rhine Soil types: Although the wine-growing are is small, there are many kinds of soil, including chalk,…

14.11.2018

Rheinhessen

… Switzerland"; in the north: the Taunus Hills; in the east: the Oden Forest. Soil types: Loess, limestone and loam, often mixed with sand or gravel, are the main soil types.…