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The first vineyards in Europe emerged in the first millennium of the era, especially along rivers or at their often terraced Hang. These had in the antiquity also of great importance for the wine trade, The Romans used for transport by means of amphorae for two main routes. One ran on the Garonne from the south of France in the region Languedoc-Roussillon to Toulouse and on to Bordeaux to the Atlantic, the other from Arles on the Mediterranean upriver Rhone to Lyon, from there continue on the tributary Saône and over the country road to Moselle until the Rhine and on this to the North Sea. Waters such as rivers, oceans and lakes have a positive effect on viticulture in several respects and thus contribute to the so-called...

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