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Nerobergbahn

Single location in Wiesbaden in the German growing area Rheingau, The 245 meter high Neroberg is the local mountain of the Hessian state capital Wiesbaden and a popular destination. On the south-facing slope is the 4.1 hectares of vines extensive vineyard on stony gneiss soil with admixtures of loamy loess. It was created in 1525 and belonged to the Count of Nassau, before he passed into the royal-Prussian possession. Because money for buying the Rauenthaler location Baiken was needed, the Prussia sold in 1900 the Neroberg to the city of Wiesbaden. Originally the location was called "Ersberg", which then became "Mersberg" or Neresberg "in the 17th century, which means" back mountain ". The name "Neroberg" as an allusion to the Roman past was not created until the 19th century. The location is owned by the city of Wiesbaden. Since October 2005 she is in long term lease of Hessian state vineyards, Here is exclusive Riesling cultivated. Vines from here became the district Kreuzberg in Berlin given.

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