Single location (also in Röttgen) in the municipality of Winningen (Burg Cochem area) in the German growing region Moselle
, The name derives from the vernacular "Rödchen" (a "small clearing"). The situation is relatively young. Prussian soldiers in Koblenz had turned a large rock into a vineyard at the request of the Mayor of Winningen. White pebbles embedded in one of the many dry walls of the "Röttgen" call the year of origin 1822. The well-known winery owner Johann Philipp Bronner
(1792-1864) described the situation around ten years after its completion with admiration and enthusiasm as follows: Blown up by powder, and worked by many helping hands so that the whole now forms an excellent wine situation, as it were through art and human hands of nature was wrung out. It seems incomprehensible to the passing hiker how these individual parts can be dispersed between rocks and often not connected at all, only cultivated, or provided with fertilizer and the like, since they do not seem to be connected at all, art alone has all the obstacles to Defeated nature.
The location offers an impressive picture. Separated from the Moselle only by the main road and the railway line, swallow nests grow small and tiny terraces out of the rock and climb around 100 meters up the vineyard. The south-east facing vineyard at 75 to 180 meters above sea level with a 40 to 75% slope includes almost 12 hectares of vineyards on stony Devonian slate weathering soil with partly red and blue inlets. Riesling is cultivated almost exclusively here. The vineyards, for example, have a share in the situation Baron von Heddesdorff
. Frieze Reiner
. Gag Beate
. Kröber Rüdiger
and Judge Richard