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Discharge, namely 0.1 l of wine, the smallest possible amount. The word is very probably due to the fact that this small quantity is like a short whistle (whistle) or can be drunk in its duration.

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The term quality wine with predicate is a quality level in the German wine product. It is the highest quality level a wine in Germany can achieve. This stage demands a special maturity and reading style; Enrich or sweeten the wine is not allowed. There are six different predicates, again with different minimum must weights depending on grape variety and growing area.

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Some wineries and wineries in Rheinhessen are members of the "Association for the promotion of Riesling culture eV - Pro Riesling", which was founded in 1985 in Trier. He wants to make aware of the special status of Riesling as the finest German grape variety. The regional group tries as a working group in this sense to the grown in Rheinhessen Riesling ("Pro Riesling Rheinhessen"). Every two years the national competition for the Riesling Producer Award takes place, during which the winners from Rheinhessen present themselves in a gala in...

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Dangerous Rebschädling, which was imported to Europe around 1860 with imported rooted vines from North America and destroyed there in two Jahrzehnen almost the entire Rebbestand. The phylloxera sucked at the roots of the vines and let them die off. The viticulture had to be converted to phylloxera resistant "American Unterlagsreben" with attached European Edelreisern (Pfopfreben).

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During the dormancy, in winter or in early spring, the vines are cut by hand. The grapevine of the previous year is "plastered", only one or two of the strongest trellises remain standing. Through proper pruning, which requires expertise and quality consciousness, the growth of the vine is steered, its age and health determined and the right balance of goodness and quantity given.

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The Rüttelpult is needed for sparkling wine production. The bottles are initially inserted almost horizontally in the Rüttelpult. In the course of about one month, the bottles are shaken in the shaker by hand over and over again, turned and steeper, thus the yeast sinks into the bottleneck.

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Widespread Rheinhessen wine measure. A piece barrel holds 1200 l (also half piece, quarter piece). Dialectically: "e Stick Woi".

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