Keyword: Bernkasteler ring
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Winegrowers Association "Riesling vineyard in Bernkastel ring eV" was founded in 1899. He is also often due to the distinction to the "big brother" Large ring VDP Mosel as "small ring" refers to. As of 2008 there are 35 member companies, of which 34 in the German wine-growing area Moselle and one in neighboring Luxembourg (Schengen) are located. The Bernkasteler ring is the oldest wine auction company in this growing area. As required by the founding generation to manage a higher than average proportion of Riesling vineyards, a few not even 100%. According to the statutes of the ring is the natural care of the vineyards in the countryside formative steep slopes a significant contribution to the conservation of over 2000 years old cultural landscape of the Mosel, Saar and Ruwer. Despite high production costs and limited quantities of the crop Bernkastel-ring wineries often seen in the preservation of the extremely steep Slope the essential foundation for the preservation of the highest quality and distinctiveness of the Riesling wines of the Mosel-growing region.
Traditionally, since 1901 every year in early June led by the great Riesling auction where the best wines of this area will be auctioned. In particular, the lusciously sweet top growths such as Beerenauslese, Trockenbeerenauslese and Eiswein achieve these Auctions Maximum prices. All wines that come to presentations or auction or will be placed on the market must have a minimum of twice sensory Have passed preliminary test positive. Since the year 2005 in Bernkastel ring wines, called "Great Growth Bernkasteler Ring" from ring internally classified steep slopes vinified according to the following criteria: limited quantity of 50 hl / ha, at least 93 degrees Oechsle, palmistry, flavorful dry wines, as well as multiple laboratory test sample by Commission of the sample Bernkasteler ring. The feature on the bottle is a sticker with the logo "GG Bernkasteler ring." This name has no connection with or related to, but Large greenhouse of VDP .