Single-layer designation in Germany, In addition to those detailed below, there are also those in the municipalities of Duchroth (Nahe), Ediger and Ernst (Mosel). In the growing area palatinate there is a major location called Feuerberg.
The name is derived from the volcanic soil. The vineyards in the slope from southwest to south, as well as in the flat area to the west at 200 to 240 meters above sea level with 0 to 45% slope, comprise 83 hectares of vineyards. The plots in the upper third with a south-western slope are protected from cold north winds. The eponymous dark and heat-storing volcanic weathering floors have a loess layer in the slope area. The varieties Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ), Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ) and Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) cultivated. Members of the winegrowers' cooperative, for example, have shares in the situation Burkheim vintners at the Kaiserstuhl, as well as the wineries Bercher and Bercher-Schmidt,
The south-east facing vineyards with 15 to 35% slope cover 155 hectares of vineyards. The soils consist of loess, skeletal limestone and sandy to stony clay. Here are the varieties Riesling, Pinot Blanc (Pinot Blanc), Pinot Gris (Pinot Gris), Sylvaner and Dornfelder cultured. The vineyards Michel-Pfannebecker and Stauffer, for example, have shares in the location.