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Hermannshöhle

Single location in the municipality of Niederhausen in the German growing region Near, The origin of the name probably goes back to the Roman period and refers to an old place of worship. Hermann may be a defection of Hermes, the Roman patron god of all messengers and travelers. The second part of the name can be traced back to a small tunnel in the middle part, in which the powder for copper mining was located in today's neighboring single layer copper mine had been stored. In 1902, the Prussian government bought a site crisscrossed by rocky outcrops and low oak forest to expand the location, which had been known for centuries. Prisoners were mainly used for the clearing work, for whom a branch prison had even been set up. The individual location is in the neighborhood Hermannsberg,

Hermannshöhle has been the best or most tax-rated location on the Nahe for over a hundred years and served as a benchmark for the classification of all other vineyards in the area. The vineyards, oriented from south to southwest, at 130 to 175 meters above sea level with a slope of 35 to 60%, cover almost nine hectares of vineyards. The predominant black-gray slate weathering soils are mixed with a coglomerate of volcanic igneous rock, sandstone, limestone, porphyry and rocky-gruesome clay with a lot of fine earth. There is a risk of erosion in some areas. Riesling is mainly cultivated here. The vineyards, for example, have a share in the situation Dönnhoff Hermann. Mathern. Racknitz and Tailor Jakob,

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