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terraces (GB)
teraso (ES)
terrazza (I)
terrasse (F)
terraço (PO)

Common form of vineyard design slopes and especially steep slopes, where the vineyards have to be created artificially. The Rows of vines must be aligned across the slope, in extreme cases only one row of vines is planted on the terrace. The individual terraces are often supported by dry stone walls. This makes the tedious processing easier or even possible and one erosion prevented. Such vineyards with strong Tilt are often found in vineyards at high altitudes.

Terraces - single layer Uhlen in Winningen on the Moselle

Well-known terraced vineyards are located in Portuguese Douro Valley, in Italian aosta Valley, in the Swiss cantons Vaud and Wallis, on the French Rhone, in the German growing areas middle Rhine. Moselle. Rheingau and Wuerttemberg, as well as in Lower Austria Wachau, The picture above shows the single layer mills in the municipality of Winningen on the Moselle. Countless terrace walls have been built here over the centuries. For a complete list of keywords relevant to vineyards, see below vineyards,

Terrassen - Dourotal (Port wine area) in Portgal

Terrassen - Wachau in Lower Austria

Uhlen Mosel: By Rolf Kranz - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0 , Link
Wachau: VINEA Wachau - Semrad
Dourotal: By Bruno Rodrigues , CC BY-SA 3.0 , Link

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