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Mount of Olives

Popular single-layer designation (also in the spelling Oelberg) in Germany. The name has mostly a reference to the Mount of Olives in the Bible which got its name from the olive trees growing there. On this mountain in the East of Jerusalem, Jesus stayed several times (Lk 21/37, Lk 22/39, Joh 8/1, Mk 13/3).

Durbach - to bathe (Ortenau)

The oriented west to south vineyards in 220 to 260 meters above sea level with 40 to 80% slope cover nearly 14 hectares of vineyards on granite weathered soil. Here is especially Gewurztraminer cultured. Shares in the situation, for example, have members of Durbacher WG, as well as the winery Heinrich,

Efringen-Kirchen - Baden (Markgräflerland)

The south-southeast, and in a hollow to Ostsüdosten to southwest aligned vineyards in 250 to 320 meters above sea level with 0 to 50% slope include 35 hectares of vineyards. The shallow floors are made of lime weathering clay (Rendzina) with Jurassic limestone and have a good water balance. Here are mainly the varieties Chasselas ( Chasselas ) and Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ). A share of the situation has for example the winery Ironing Hanspeter,

Ehrenstetten - Baden (Markgräflerland)

The west to east aligned vineyards with 10 to 50% slope cover 73 hectares of vineyards on calcareous, stony loamy soil. At the Mount of Olives diverse, sometimes rare biotope types occur. These are small parceled vineyards with dry stone walls, stone steps, old and deadwood-rich forests, limestone cliffs with caves and shrubs and fallow land. In the 1990s, large parts were designated as a nature reserve. Here especially Gutedel and Burgundersorten are cultivated. For example, members of the Winzergenossenschaft Ehrenstetten have shares in this position.

Königsberg - palatinate (Mittelhaardt-German Wine Route)

The oriented to east southeast vineyards in 130 to 195 meters above sea level with 10 to 20% slope cover 36 hectares of vineyards. They are well protected west by the Haardtgebirge against winds. The floors are made of limestone marl with clay shares and have a good Water storage capacity, Here, especially the varieties Riesling and Pinot Noir are cultivated. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Christmann Arnold. Henninger IV. Ohler Johann and Weik Bernd,

Kidney stone - Rheinhessen

The location is part of the so-called "red slope" within the Rhine front, The name derives from an earlier monastery and has biblical origin as many of the names of the layers. According to another version, oil crops such as hemp, poppy or rapeseed could have been cultivated here earlier. In contrast to the other Niersteiner Lagen there is no direct neighborhood to the Rhine, but it is located in the north of the village. It includes 15 old ones bath (Plots), one of them is called Hindenburgterrasse. The south-facing vineyards in 90 to 170 meters above sea level with 10 to 70% slope cover 48 hectares of vineyards.

The soils consist of reddish slate and sandstone (Rotliegendem) with a high skeletal content and admixtures of enemy soil and clay loam. Here are above all Riesling. Sylvaner and Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ). Shares have z. For example, the wineries Bunn Lisa. Domhof Baumann. Domtalhof. Gehring Theo. Heyl to Herrnsheim. Hofmann Jürgen. Kühling-Gillot. Louis Guntrum. Rappenhof. Schatz Kai. Tailor Georg Albrecht. Seebrich. Staatliche Weinbaudomäne Oppenheim. St. Antony and Strub Walter,

Other communities

Other individual layers called Ölberg exist in the communities Dossenheim, Gau-Odernheim, Grolsheim (Rheinhessen), Hohentengen, Kiechlingsbergen (Baden), Neustadt / Wine Route (Pfalz) and Wöllstein (Rheinhessen).

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