Along with Altenberg, Kapellenberg, Kirchberg, Klosterberg, Rosenberg and Sonnenberg, one of the most common single-vineyard names in Germany. There are also the sites Herrnberg, Herrenberger and Maximiner Herrenberg. Some other vineyard names include Herrenberg, for example Deutschherrenberg, Domherrenberg, Graf Beyßel Herrenberg and Kirchherrenberg. The name is usually derived from a former manorial estate. It occurs 44 times in 9 of the 13 wine-growing regions.
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