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For with vines There are planted areas in the wine-producing countries numerous different names. In the German-speaking countries, Rebberg, Weinberg, Wengert, Wingert (especially in Germany) or Weingarten (especially in Austria) are common. This can be a relatively small area (owned by a single owner), but it can also be a very large area that many owners share. It also does not necessarily have to be related vines trade planted area. In the event of fragmentation, one speaks of a scattered vineyard. In the vineyard, this does not necessarily have to be one, despite the name “berg” hillside with more or less strong Tilt, but is often used in a romanticizing way for flat surfaces. The picture shows the Riede Zieregg from the Manfred winery Tement in southern Styria (Austria):

Riede Zieregg Southern Styria

Geographically defined and possibly origin protected Areas can, but do not have to, coincide with vineyard or vineyard boundaries. That means that a vineyard or vineyard with one Single Location (Germany) or Riede (Austria) exactly match, but can also consist of several such territorial units. The designations often refer to the very special local nature and can also mean a quality categorization. The have a decisive influence on the quality of the vineyard or the wine pressed from there soil type, the climate (Microclimate) and the vine, The term is often used for this terroir used for specific circumstances with distinctive characteristics.

In a narrower sense, vine area is generally understood as the area actually used for growing vines. Strictly speaking, however, a distinction is made between the yield area (from which grapes are harvested), planted vines (area with young vines still without yield) and total vine area (including the fallow, these are areas not planted with vines). In Europe is the area dimension hectare the standard measure, in England and the New world is too acre common. The different names are:

  • growing region - largest German territorial unit
  • appellation - Origin-protected wine growing area in France
  • Area - second largest German basin
  • fallow - unused vineyards
  • Bricco - Italian name for the top of a hill
  • Climat. Clos. Lieu-dit - smallest French territorial units
  • Colli - Italian term for hilly vineyards (slopes)
  • Conca - Italian and Spanish designation for trough-shaped or basin-shaped surfaces
  • Côte (Côteaux) - French term for vineyards with a pronounced slope
  • Cru - French name (plant) for special quality of vineyard, winery and. Wine
  • Driesche (Triesch) - long unused vines
  • Single Location - second smallest German territorial unit
  • First position - second highest level of VDP classification for single layers
  • earnings - Wine law and qualitative aspects regarding Of grapes / vines
  • exposition - Location of a slope Cardinal direction of midday sunshine
  • space measurements - list of the most important units
  • Hall (Weinlauflur) - usable area in viticulture
  • Gemarkung - Delimited area with certain wine regulations
  • won (Gewannflur) - elongated parcel / vine row or privileged part of a location
  • Great location - highest level of the VDP classification for individual layers
  • Great location - German and Austrian territorial unit
  • largest wine region / vineyard in the world - List of the largest areas
  • hillside / steep Slope - Designation for vineyards with a greater slope
  • origin - History, meaning and criteria of geographical origin
  • highest vineyards - lineup
  • cadastral location - smallest German territorial unit
  • smallest vineyards & vineyards - Installation of the smallest areas
  • monopolies - Appellation status in sole ownership
  • Tilt - The extent of the height difference in degrees or percent
  • northernmost vineyard - the northernmost vineyards
  • Pago - Spanish term for uniform soil and homogeneous layer climate
  • plot - less part of a larger area
  • planting rights - EU wine law issues related to vineyards
  • vine belt - Main vine areas in the northern and southern hemisphere
  • vine - The 150 most common grape varieties with their global areas
  • Rows of vines - Arrangement of the vines in the vineyard
  • Riede (Ried) - smallest Austrian regional unit
  • clear - cultivate (cultivate or shut down) vineyards
  • Ronco - Italian term for terraced vineyards
  • Serra - Italian name for the sunny location of a vineyard
  • Sori - Italian name for a hillside of first quality
  • steepest vineyard - with extreme Tilt
  • southernmost vineyard - the southernmost vineyards
  • terraces - Form of the vineyard design of steep vineyards
  • terroir - Name for characteristic peculiarities. Soil and microclimate
  • Vigna (Vigneto) - Italian name for vineyard or location
  • Viña (Viñedo) - Spanish name for vineyard or location
  • Vino de Pago - privileged location or top Spanish quality level
  • wine region - second largest Austrian basin
  • wine producing countries - Continents or 100 countries with areas per cultivation area and grape variety
  • wine region - largest Austrian territorial unit
  • Weinbauwürdigkeit - Criteria for the suitability of an area for vine cultivation
  • growing zone - climatic transnational regions within the EU
  • Weinberg role - Official register of locations in Germany
  • Wine production volumes - Statistics of vineyards (ha) and production quantities (hl)

In many wine-growing countries there are classification systems for vineyards (vineyards, vineyards, areas) that are often directly related to the qualification of the wines they produce (see under origin ). In Germany it was done in the 19th century Prussian location classification the basis for today's individual layers and the VDP classification, In Austria the association tries to do this Traditional wineries Austria, In the Austrian Wine Law Amendment 2016, the closer origin was mentioned with the Riede (Location) on label regulated by wine law.

Vineyard area - world map with wine-growing areas

A complete list of all classification systems for areas / wines can be found at Grand Cru, The quality classes for wines valid within the EU are below quality system described. All work and measures during the growth cycle in the vineyard can be found at Weingarten Care, Complete lists of the numerous cellar techniques, as well as a list of the types of wine, sparkling wine and distillate regulated by wine are below winemaking contain. Comprehensive information on wine law is available at wine law,

Graphics: Der Winzer 1 - Weinbau, Ulmer Verlag 2019, 4th edition

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