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Ockfener Bockstein

See below Bockstein,

Single location in the municipality Ockfen (area Saar) in the German growing area Moselle, Finds point to viticulture in Roman times. About the origin of the name "Ockfener Bockstein" there are two interpretations. The first goes back to the Geißbock, whose fertility and fertility are a symbol of the Dionysus cult was. Since Billy goats often caused considerable damage in vineyards, they were sacrificed to the god during the so-called Dionysia and...

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