Common single-label name in German-speaking countries, which is usually derived from a winery operated by a monastery (monks).
The name goes back to the former monastic property of the Augustinian abbey Klosterrath near Aachen. The oriented to the west to southeast vineyards in 140 to 260 meters above sea level with 10 to 75% slope cover 61 hectares of vineyards. They consist of stony to slightly loamy greywacke and slate weathering soils. The forest above protects against cold air. The south-facing steep terraces are among the best areas of inhomogeneous location. It is mainly the varieties Riesling, Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) Frühburgunder and Blue Portuguese cultivated, some of them too ungrafted be grown. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Bertram Julia. Deutzerhof and Jean Stodden, as well as members of the Winzergenossenschaft Mayschoss-Altenahr,
The name was first mentioned in 1476 documentary. The vineyard gets its name from the Cistercian monks of the monastery Eberbach who cultivated the still existing Neuhof with the surrounding areas. The oriented to the southeast to the south vineyard with up to 60% slope covers 30 hectares of gravel on gritty clay. Rieslings, Scheurebe and Portugieser are cultivated here. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Anheuser Paul and Imperial Count von Plettenberg,
The name goes back to the former possession of the monastery Zwiefalten. Part of it came in 1671 in the possession of the House of Württemberg. The oriented from west-northwest to south-east vineyards with 5 to 50% slope cover 184 hectares of vineyards on gypsum sparkling soils with light marl. Here are mainly the varieties Lemberger, Pinot Noir, Trollinger and Riesling grown. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Duke of Württemberg and Weinmanufaktur Untertürkheim,
Other individual layers of this name are also still in the municipalities or growing areas Hergenfeld, Hüffelsheim (both near), Mönchstockheim (Franconia) and Volxheim (Rheinhessen).