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Rüdesheimer Berg Schlossberg

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Single vineyard in the municipality of Rüdesheim on the Rüdesheimer Berg in the German wine-growing region of Rheingau. The name refers to Ehrenfels Castle, built in 1211; the vineyards were established around the same time. For a long time, these were owned by the Electorate of Mainz. After an arduous climb through the steep terraces, the ruins of the castle, destroyed in 1689, offer a unique vantage point over the bend in the Rhine known as the "Binger Loch". From here, the four wine-growing regions of the Middle Rhine, Nahe, Rheingau and Rheinhessen can be seen. Until the end of the 1960s, the...

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