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terraces

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

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

Terraces - single location Uhlen in Winningen on the Mosel

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

Terraces - Dourotal (Port wine area) in Portgal

Terraces - 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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