Iconic German Vineyards: A guide to some of Germany’s great vineyard sites…..

July 23, 2020

The vineyards along the Mosel and its tributaries shape a unique landscape. They represent the largest continuous steep slope
wine-growing area in the world. The foundations for viticulture along these steep slopes reach far back into the history of the
Earth: soils have developed on the dark mineral-rich slate which was formed 400 million years ago in the Devonian era, creating
an ideal growing medium for the exceptional white grape variety Riesling

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