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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. Thus, the tedious editing is facilitated or even made possible and a erosion prevented. Such vineyards with strong Tilt are often found in vineyards at high sea level.

Douro Valley - Port wine area
By Bruno Rodrigues , CC BY-SA 3.0 , Link

Well-known terraced vineyards are located in the Portuguese Douro Valley (Picture above), 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 below shows the single layer mills in the community Winningen (Mosel). Countless terrace walls have been built here over the centuries. For a complete list of key-relevant keywords, see vineyards,

Single layer Uhlen in the municipality Winningen (Mosel)

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