In my last post I told you a bit about the Mosel region and the options you have for your visit.
Today, I want to show you some details of the vineyards covering every possible side of the hills. The source of the wine.
As you can see in the photos, the twigs of the grapevines don’t have their leaves yet. But, it’s quite early in the year. But, the advantage is, you can also see the ground and how the soil is covered by small plants or by slate pieces. The whole hills consist of slate. This brings a very distinct microclimate to the vineyards.
Slate is also traditionally used for covering roofs or facades of houses to keep the walls dry.