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The growing area in Germany with 6104 hectares of vineyards situated on the northern edge of the state of Bavaria. A special feature is that the Bavarian vineyards on Lake Constance Lindau to the region Württemberg belong. The area extends to a large extent between Aschaffenburg and Schweinfurt and the main flow through a large W-shaped. All vineyards are south-facing valley slopes applied to the banks of the river Main, or in valleys of its tributaries. It is an ancient wine country, this proves a gift certificate from the year 777 to the monastery of Fulda, where the royal estate Hammelburg eight vineyards (now the lock with Saaleck Schlossberg) was dedicated. By Emperor Charlemagne (742-814) is a description Gemarkungs between Wuerzburg and Randersacker of 14 October 779 documents.

Franconia is the baroque city center Wuerzburg , Where the famous vineyard "Würzburg stone" is - one of the most famous German retail locations. A popular saying in the Middle Ages, "Franken wine is wine Ill ". The writer Kurt Tucholsky (1890-1935) felt that the Franken wine as a "deep and pure as a bell." The prevailing continental climate with warm, dry summers and cold winters. About 40% of the wines are in Bocksbeutel bottled. This form is commonly used for centuries bottles of quality wines Frankish protected by law. Also a wine trail is named after. Franc is divided into three main areas of triangle, square and Main Steigerwald. These include 23 major locations and 216 individual layers.

By far the largest area triangle in the center of the main growing area covers almost 4,200 hectares of vineyards. He is after sweeping through the barrel of the main landscape formed in the shape of an open-topped peak named triangle between Schweinfurt and Ochsenfurt Gemünden. The vineyards stretch for the most part along the V-shaped large main loop. Further includes the portion of the Tauber between blades and Tauberrettersheim, and 30 kilometers from the main remote area of ​​the Franconian Saale added. A special feature is created by human influence "island" with Sommerach and Nordheim. As soil type predominates limestone. The most common varieties are Müller-Thurgau, with 32% Silvaner, Bacchus and Riesling. The area is divided into 12 large documents castle, Engelberg, Eternal life, Councilor, Honigberg, Kirchberg, Marie Berg, Margrave Babenberg, oil, game, Ravensburg, and Roßtal Teufelstor divided. Known wine-growing villages with their individual situations are:

* Astheim with Carthusian (single location, Germany)
* Dettelbach with Mountain Rondell , Sonnenleite
* Eibelstadt with monk Leite, Chapel Hill
* Erlabrunn with Weinsteig
* Escher village with mountain Furstenberg , Rogue
* Frickenhausen with Fischer (single location, Germany) , Chapel Hill
* Hall, Castle and Schlossberg (single location, Germany)
* Hammelburg with Altenberg, Heroldsberg , Trautlestal
* Homburg am Main with a noblewoman, Kallmuth
* In the city of Charles Stein
* Kitzingen Marriage Riederberg, Eselsberg, William Berg
* Laudenbach with lock
* Lengfurt with Altersberg , Oberrot
* Main floor home with mountain-roundabout, Hofstück
* Markelsheim with mountain monk, dean mountain
* Market with wide-Sonnenberg
* Nordheim with Kreuzberg Birds
* Obereisenheim with Hell
* Upper Volkach with mercenary
* Ramsthal with St. Klausen
* Randersacker with Dabug, mountain sheep, Marsberg , Pfülben , Sonnenstuhl , Devil's Cellar
* Retzbach with Benediktusberg
* Retzstadt with Langenberg
* Rimberg with mercenary
* Röttingen with Flint
* Schweinfurt Mainleite, Peterstirn
* Segnitz with Pfaffensteig, Zobelsberg
* Sommerach with Cat's head , Rosenberg (single location, Germany)
* Sommerhausen with Reifenstein , Steinbach
* Stetten with
* Sulzfeld with Cyriac mountain , Maustal
* Tauberrettersheim with Queen
* Tauberzell with Hasennestle
* Thüngersheim with Johannisberg , Scharlachberg
* Vogelburg with Gate
* Volkach with Carthusian (single location, Germany) , Councilman
* Wuerzburg with Abtsleite , Inner bar , Pfaffenberg (single location, Germany) , Castle Hill, (With rock-harp)

The very small area Mainviereck located in the west and comprises only 330 hectares of vineyards. He is after sweeping through the barrel of the main named formed in an open landscape to the north quadrangle with the vertices forming communities Gemünden, Wertheim, Miltenberg and Aschaffenburg. This rule bedrock soils with mica schist, quartzite and gneiss. The most common varieties are Müller-Thurgau, Riesling, Sylvaner and Bacchus. The area is divided into two major layers and Heiligenthal Reuschenberg divided. Known wine-growing villages with their individual situations are:

* Aschaffenburg Badberg, Godel hill, Pompey
* Bürgstadt with Centgrafenberg , Main hell
* Großheubach with Bishop Mountain
* Hörstein with Abtsberg , Reuschenberg (Great location)
* Klingenberg am Main, Einsiedel, Schlossberg (single location, Germany)
* Kreuzwertheim with Kaffelstein
* Michelbach with Aloisengarten, Acts garden , Stone Mountain
* Return to Jesuit mountain, Johannisberg, Schalk

The area Steigerwald is in the east and includes over 1,500 acres of vineyards. This also includes a section of the Tauber in the headwaters of the deaf in Rothenburg. As soil type predominates heat-retaining Gipskeuper. Layers of these geological formations are named as "rising" (hence Steigerwald). It is the highest Franconian vineyards to nearly 400 meters above sea level. The most common varieties are here with 35% Muller-Thurgau, Silvaner and Bacchus. The area is divided into nine major principles castle hill, castle path, Herrenberg, Chapel Hill, Shield, Castle Hill, Castle piece, walkways and Zabelstein. Known wine-growing villages with their individual situations are:

* Abtswind with Altenberg
* Bath home with wind Rosenberg
* Bamberg Age ditch
* Bull home to paradise
* Castell Hohnart , Kirchberg , Ball game , Reitsteig , Schlossberg (single location, Germany) , Trautenberg
* Falkenstein with Falkenberg
* Greuth with crafts
* Cottage home with mountain pine
* Iphofen with canon, Julius Real, Mountain , Calf , Hannover , Monk hut
* Ippesheim with mountain domination
* Ipsheim with Burg Hoheneck
* Rödelsee with head , Swan Leite
* Being home with Hohenbühl
* Steinbach Nonnenberg
* Unfinden with chin Leitenberg
* Weimer home with Red Mountain
* Wiesenbronn with Geissberg (top plot with Bright Mountain), guard hill
* Zeil am Main with a monk slope Pfarrerspflöckn
* Long goat with oil bill

Well-known producers are Baldauf , Bickel Stumpf , Michael Blendel , Bocksbeutel-yard , Waldemar Braun , Focal spot , Harald Brügel , Civil Hospital , Burrlein , DIVINO Nordheim , Emmerich, Werner , Erhard Walter , rock courtyard - Wenninger , Cheerful Clemens , Michael Fröhlich , Princely Castell'sches Domänenamt , Prince Loewenstein , Prince Rudolf , Hard-private estate , Höfler, Bernd , Alois Hofmann , Helmut Hofmann & Bernd , Mario Hofmann , Juliusspital , Kreglinger , land art , Max Müller I , May Rudolf , Christian Reiss , Gerhard Roth , John Ruck , Rudloff , Horst Sauer , Castle Sommerhausen , Schmachtenberger Berthold , Schmitt's children , Thomas Schwab , State Hofkeller Würzburg , Steel Albrecht , Artur Steinmann , Gerhard random , Störrlein , Dry Schmitt , At the winery Lump , The stone winery , Paul Weltner , Winemakers Sommerach , Heinrich Wirsching , Otmar Zang , Zehnthof family Weickert , Zehntkeller (Winery Iphofen) and For swans . About 80% of Franconian wine are Franken wine-growing ring organized. A well-known vintners association is Frank & Free .

In the last ten years, there was a change in grade level. The proportion of red wines has risen from 11 to around 20%. The community here in the first planted in 1925 Retzstadt Muller-Thurgau is indeed still in the lead, but the proportion has decreased from 42% to 31%. The position of the "King of Franconia" designated Silvaner remained unchanged. The status of 2009 (? 0 = less than 0.5 ha = unknown value or statistical-kept secret for legal reasons):

Grape
dt principal name
In Germany
common synonyms
Color Hectare
2009
% -
Ant
Müller-Thurgau Rivaner, Riesling-Sylvaner white 1809 29.6
Sylvaner
Blue Silvaner
Silvaner , Sylvaner white 1301
11
21.3
0.2
Bacchus - white 747 12.2
Domination - red 349 5.7
Riesling White Riesling, Rhine Riesling white 302 4.9
Pinot Noir
including Samtrot
Pinot Noir , Blauer S., Pinot Noir red 254 4.2
Kerner - white 228 3.7
Dornfelder - red 155 2.5
Regent - red 141 2.3
Scheurebe Seedling 88 white 127 2.1
White Burgundy Pinot Blanc , Pinot Blanc white 124 2.0
Müllerrebe Meunier And Pinot Meunier red 89 1.5
Portuguese Blue Portugal red 72 1.2
Ruland Pinot Gris , Pinot Gris white 55 0.9
Acolon - red 50 0.8
Rieslaner - white 38 0.6
Gewurztraminer Traminer , Gewurztraminer white 36 0.6
Ortega - white 22 0.4
Cabernet Dorsa - red 21 0.3
Pearl - white 18 0.3
Blauer Zweigelt Zweigelt , Rotburger red 16 0.3
Frühburgunder Blue Frühburgunder, Clevner red 15 0.2
Chardonnay - white 12 0.2
John - white 11 0.2
Sauvignon Blanc Muskat-Silvaner white 9 0.1
Merlot - red 8 0.1
Faberrebe - white 7 0.1
Limberger / Lemberger Blaufränkisch , Blauer Limberger red 6 0.1
St. Laurent - red 4 0.1
Albalonga - white 3 0.1
Cabernet Mitos - red 3 0.1
Cabernet Sauvignon - red 3 0.1
Morio-Muskat Morio white 3 0.1
Muscat
Red Muscatel
Muscatel , Muscat Blanc white 3
0
0.1
-
Optima Optima 113 white 2 -
Blueburger - red 2 -
Tauberschwarz Blue Hängling red 2 -
Auxerrois - white A -
Cabernet Cortis - red A -
Cabernet Cubin - red A -
Cabernet Dorio - red A -
Ehrenfelser - white A -
Fontanara - white A -
Helfensteiner - white A -
Huxelrebe - white A -
Chancellor - white A -
Marie Steiner - white A -
Merzling - white A -
Würzer - white A -
Bronner (Variety) - white 0 -
Cabernet Franc - red 0 -
Dakapo - red 0 -
Deckrot - red 0 -
Dark Fields - red 0 -
White Chasselas Chasselas , Chasselas white 0 -
Osteiner - white 0 -
Palas - red 0 -
Pearl of Zala Zala Gyöngye white 0 -
Phoenix - white 0 -
Principal - white 0 -
Siegerrebe - white 0 -
Grüner Veltliner Weißgipfler white 0 -
White Elbling Elbling , Kleinberger white ? -
Freisamer - white ? -
Heroldrebe - red ? -
Jewel - white ? -
Core Modeling - white ? -
Muscat Ottonel - white ? -
Orion - white ? -
Rondo - red ? -
usual white varieties - white 27 0.4
usual red varieties - red 5 -
WHITE VARIETIES 4904 80.3
RED VARIETIES 1200 19.7
TOTAL 6104 100

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