Single location in the municipality Mülheim (area Bernkastel ) in the German growing area Moselle, The name refers to the sunny location as well as to the ground (slate = Lay ). Due to the strong meandering (river loops) of the Mosel, the Sonnenlayberg was so encircled by the course of the river in its geological history that it became a so-called circulating mountain. On both sides of the survey are sometimes extremely steep terraces Rebpflanzungen created. The soils consist of skeletally rich, weathered clay shale, which is enriched with sand, stones and clay. Wines from this location were served in the Zeppelins' luxurious restaurants on their Atlantic crossings during the 1920s and 1930s. Due to this fact, wines of this location are still considered worldwide today Zeppelin wine marketed with the then original label. Here is especially the variety Riesling cultured. Shares in the situation have for example the wineries Farmer Joerg. Becker-Steinhauer. Clüsserath Ansgar. Dr. Leimbrock - C. Schmidt. Martin Conrad - Brauneberger Hof. Max Ferd. judge. Norwig and Stonemason Günther, Other individual layers with the name Sonnenlay are also available in the communities Rhens (Middle Rhine) and Traben-Trarbach / Wolf (also Bernkastel, Mosel).