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Walporzheimer Pfaffenberg

See below Pfaffenberg,

Common single layer designation in Germany. It derives from the fact that many vineyards were formerly owned by the church or of monasteries or monastic orders were (priest = pastor, priest).

Hattenheim - Rheingau

It is believed that the name goes back to "Dydo," the son of the knight Nicholas of Scharfenstein, who was also called "Pfaffe" and had his goods in Hattenheim.According to another version, the name refers to the "clerics" of the monastery Eberbach which until the secularization in 1803 were the sole owners of this vineyard. The south-facing vineyard in 80 to 120 meters above sea level with 15% slope covers six hectares of vineyards, which is surrounded...

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