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See below wine Schröter,

Name for the old profession of a "wine shipper", which had an enormous importance. The Middle High German word "schröten" means "grind" or "draw". The task was the transport of the full wine barrels from the wine cellars on wagons and partly from there to ships. In Rüdesheim Schröterdienste was a civic duty and an office. The Schröter orders in the Rheingau communities were not uniform. The Rüdesheim Schröterordnung existed since the 14th century. She forbade the wearing of weapons at work and prescribed a civilized way of life. The council obliged suitable citizens for several years as Schröter and swore one of them as Schrötermeister. The Schrötermeister had to ensure punctual and fair service, breeding and order among the shredders and correct billing of the scrap fees. In addition, he was personally responsible for the wine until the...

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