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Rheinwein

General term for wines that grow and are pressed in the German growing regions on and around the Rhine. This can therefore refer to all six growing regions located in Rhineland-Palatinate. Such wines exported to England used to be called Hock (also Hoc or Hockamores) here. This refers to the community of Hochheim at the eastern end of the Rheingau. In the Prussian site classification, the quality of Rhine wine was differentiated according to locations and sites from the middle of the 18th century onwards. The best-known Rhine wine is probably Liebfrauenmilch.

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