Single location in the municipality of Erden (Bernkastel area) in the German growing region Moselle, The eponymous stone stairs were built centuries ago, in order to save time for the difficult vineyard work Rows of vines in the steep terraces to be able to achieve better or at all. Wine was cultivated here as early as Roman times, as a result of a wine found and partially excavated in 1998 in the middle of the vineyard antiquity Wine press is proven. The 10 x 14 meter brick structure with several chambers dates from the second century and is the oldest Roman wine press north of the Alps known to date.
The south-facing vineyards at 120 to 220 meters above sea level with a slope of 50 to 65% comprise 37 hectares of vines on blue-gray colored Devonian slate weathering soils with a very high proportion of rock. This is where the variety comes in Riesling cultured. In the Land consolidation in 1971 the formerly independent 0.5 hectare Herzlay site was incorporated into the Treppchen site. In 2015 she was named Herzlei as cadastral location registered. It is the sole property of the winery Dr. Hermann, The wineries, for example, have a stake in the podium Berres. Episcopal wineries Trier. Dr. Hermann. Dr. Loosen. Dr. Pauly-Bergweiler. Heir Karl. Joh. Jos. Christoffel heirs. Jos. Christoffel jr.. Kees-Kieren. Gables Benedict. Lotz Klaus. Max Ferd. judge. Molitor. Mönchhof Robert Eymael. Roth Andreas. SA Prüm. Schmitges. Schwaab Albert and St. Anna, There are other individual layers called Treppchen in the Moselle communities of Piesport and Treis.