With a custom plowed in the Austrian Weinviertel the Weinbeergeiß (dialectal "Weinber-Goaß") is carried along with the harvest thank you. There are different interpretations. The best known is probably the biblical story of the arch-father Noah, who after the Flood and the landing of his ark at the summit of Mount Ararat watched a billy goat snacking on grapes and as a result planted vines and became a winegrower. (Gen 9:20). However, it is also suspected to be a fertility symbol of Celtic origin. See also under customs in viticulture.