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Name or part of the name of numerous individual documents in German-speaking countries. Examples of the second are Good Hell, Hahnhölle, Höllenberg, Hellfire, Hell's Path, Hell's Way, Cat's Hell, Long-Hell, Main hell, Muckerhölle, Ritterhölle, Schlosshölle, Schönhölle, Hell and Würzhölle. The name has less to do with the place of terror, but derives mostly from the Old High German "hero" for heap or steep slope comparable to the English "Hill" from. But it can also point to climatically hot conditions.

Gleisweiler - palatinate (Southern Wine Route)

The oriented to the southeast vineyard with 5 to 25% slope covers 66 hectares of vineyards on heavily changing soils with predominantly hanging debris, which are mixed with lime, Tonmergel, loamy sand and sandy loam. Here is mainly the variety Riesling cultured. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Argus Peter. Minghe's Theo. Sauer Heiner and St. Annaberg,

Hochheim - Rheingau (Johannisberg)

The location was sold in 1273 by the Cologne Cathedral Chapter to the Mainz cathedral chapter. The south towards the Main river oriented vineyard at 75 to 100 meters above sea level with 30% Tilt covers 44 hectares of vineyards. The small climate is determined by the Taunus Mountains protecting from rain and wind as well as the temperature-balancing Main. The soil consists of loess with gravel and clay marl. The location also has source horizons, which arise when sliding water comes to light, which in the underground from the Taunus in the direction Rhine flows and creates a spring. This includes a composed source in Queen Victoriaberg, which belonged to the Hochheimer hell, before he became an independent single location in honor of the English queen. Especially here Riesling grown. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Domdechant Werner'sches winery. Flick Joachim. Heaven Emmerich. Artist Gunter and Castle Schönborn,

Single layer of hell in Hochheim in the Rheingau
© klickrhein, Frank Förster / Rheingau

Johannisberg - Rheingau (Johannisberg)

The location was first mentioned around 1180 as "Helda in Monti Sanctis Johannis". The oriented south to southwest vineyard in 150 meters above sea level with up to 30% slope covers 19 hectares of vineyards. Loess and loess clay, as well as gravel with stones predominate on the geologically diverse soil. Here, especially the variety Riesling is cultivated. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Ankermühle. Episcopal vineyard Rüdesheim. Chat Sauvage. Dr. Corvers-cautery. Privy Councilor J. Wegeler Erben. GH of Mumm and Johannishof Eser, Adjacent to this is the small single location means hell,

Wiltingen - Moselle (Saar)

The oriented south-southeast to south vineyard with 30 to 60% slope covers only 1.5 hectares of vineyards on medium to deep gray slate soil with loamy proportions. Here only the variety Riesling is cultivated. The location is the sole property of the winery United Hospitals,

Other municipalities / growing areas

Other single layers called hell exist in the wine-growing communities Alf (Moselle), Alsenz (Near), Alzey-Weinheim (Rheinhessen), Castle Layen (Near), Eckenroth (Nahe), Guldental (Near), Hammerstein (Middle Rhine), Heddesheim (Near), Nierstein (Rheinhessen), Saulheim (Rheinhessen), Schierstein (Rheingau), Sprendlingen Wöllstein and Wonsheim (Rheinhessen). Also in Austria there are several Rieden called hell.

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