Single location in the municipality of Erden (Bernkastel area) in the German wine-growing region Moselle, Centuries ago, the eponymous stone steps were built to house the laborious vineyard work Rows of vines in the steep terraces better or even reach. Here was already grown in Roman times wine, which was found in 1998 in the midst of the vineyard and partially excavated antiquity Winepress plant is proven. The brick-built plant measuring 10 by 14 meters with several chambers dates from the second century and is therefore the oldest known Roman wine press north of the Alps.
The south-facing vineyards at 120 to 220 meters above sea level with 50 to 65% slope cover 37 hectares of vines on blue-gray colored Devonian schist weathered soils with a very high proportion of rock. Here is especially the variety Riesling cultured. In the Land consolidation 1971 The former independent 0.5 hectare single layer Herzlay was incorporated into the position of the podium. In 2015, she was named Herzlei as cadastral location registered. She is the sole owner of the winery Dr. Hermann, Shares in the situation Treppchen have for example the wineries Berres. Episcopal wineries Trier. Dr. Hermann. Dr. Loosen. Dr. Pauly-Bergweiler. Heritage Karl. Joh. Jos. Christoffel heirs. Jos. Christoffel jr.. Kees-Kieren. Kiebel Benedict. Lotz Klaus. Max Ferd. judge. Molitor. Mönchhof Robert Eymael. Roth Andreas. SA Prüm. Schmitges. Schwaab Albert and St. Anna, Other single layers called Treppchen are also available in the Moselle communities Piesport and Treis.