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Eller Calmont

See below Calmont,

World-famous individual location between the two communities Bremm and Eller (Burg Cochem area) in the German cultivation area Moselle, Excavations on the Calmon Ridge prove that the Romans had already been involved in viticulture around the turn of the times. On the mountain was a Roman mountain shrine from the second century. From 2005, extensive archaeological excavations were carried out; the Gallo-Roman temple was reconstructed and rebuilt. The Roman poet Venantius Fortunatus (530-610) described the Calmont in a poem during a Moselle boat trip around 588. Maybe the poet too Ausonius (310-395) knew this vineyard. The name goes either to the Latin "calvus mons" (bare mountain, rocks) or "calidus mons" (hot...

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