The steepness of vineyards is given in percentage or degree. However, the values given in many sources are often incorrect due to incorrect specification or confusion of percent and degree. At 45 ° this is the equivalent of 100%; on the other hand, 45% account for only 24 °. The not possible 100 ° (overhang) would result in purely mathematical 567%. A Tilt of 90 ° corresponds to a vertical wall. The real maximum values of vineyards are around 75 ° (373%). in the Steep vineyards in extremely steep slopes Often, there is no conventional machine management, only tedious manual work with the help of special equipment possible. The vineyards are usually there in terraces created with retaining walls and stairs. For the mostly manual only possible Weingarten Care cable or special tracked vehicles must be used. Often are on such vineyards traditional educational systems as the Single pile education (Moselpfahlerziehung) usual. In exposed areas, the spraying of Pesticides with the use of helicopters, as well as the material, passenger and grape transport in the vintage over Monorackbahnbahnen,
Known steep slope surfaces in Germany There are in the growing areas Ahr. to bathe ( Engelsfelsen ) Franconia ( Kallmuth, Würzburg stone ) middle Rhine ( Boppard Hamm ) Moselle ( Calmont. Doctor ) Rheingau ( Mount Roseneck. Mountain Rottland. Mountain Schlossberg. Höllenberg ) and Wuerttemberg in the Neckar valley ( Zuckerle ). In Austria are such in the südsteiermark in the Sausaltal as well as in the Wachau (Lower Austria) to find. And in the Switzerland they come in the two cantons Vaud (Chablais, Lavaux) and Wallis ( Visperterminen ) in front.
The most famous steep slopes in France are in the Alsace (in the Grand Cru location Rangen ), as well as at the Rhone in the appellations Condrieu. Cornas. Côte Rôtie and Hermitage, In Italy count areas in the Ligurian area Cinque Terre, in the aosta Valley, in the Piedmont, in South-Tirol and in the Lombard area Valtellina; in Portugal in the port wine area Douro; as in Spain in the area Priorato to.
See also the keywords largest wine region / vineyard. highest vineyard. smallest vineyards & vineyards. northernmost vineyard and southernmost vineyard as well as superlatives in viticulture under Records, A list of wing-relevant keywords is under vineyards contain.