The vineyards are located in the growing area of the German federal state Rhineland-Palatinate , and to a lesser extent also in the state of Saarland. The 8976 hectares of vineyards are situated along the Moselle River from the headwaters in the Vosges Mountains on the border Luxembourg up to its confluence with the Rhine at Koblenz, and the two tributaries, the Saar and Ruwer. These three rivers of the region gave the old name until the fall of 2007 valid Mosel-Saar-Ruwer. At the top are the oldest vineyards in Mosel Germany , where the Romans in the 1st run Century BC and 15 BC vineyards founded the city of Augusta...You see a shortened form of description. The full description is reserved for our subscribers.