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Hölle

Name or name component of numerous individual sites in the German-speaking area. Examples of the latter are Gutenhölle, Hahnhölle, Höllenberg, Höllenbrand, Höllenpfad, Höllenweg, Katzenhölle, Langhölle, Mainhölle, Muckerhölle, Ritterhölle, Schlosshölle, Schönhölle, Vor der Hölle and Würzhölle. The name has less to do with the place of horror, but is mostly derived from the Old High German "Helda" for slag heap or steep slope comparable to the English "Hill". However, it can also refer to climatically hot conditions.

Gleisweiler - Palatinate (Southern Wine Route)

The southeast-facing vineyard with a slope of 5 to 25% covers 66 hectares of vineyards on highly variable soils with predominantly slope debris mixed with lime, clay marl, loamy sand and sandy loam. Here, mainly the Riesling variety is cultivated. The Argus Peter, Minges Theo, acid Heiner and St. Annaberg wineries, for example, have shares in the site.

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