Wine region of the month: Germany
Approximately 80,000 wineries build to around 102,000 hectares of wine and harvest it in the ten-year average per year average of about 9.25 million hectoliters. The average yield is very high 90-100 hectoliters / hectare. 3.9 million hectoliters were exported, particularly to the US (257,000 hl), the Netherlands (217.000 hl) and the UK (173,000 hl).
The largest cultivation area is 26 516 hectares of Rheinhessen, followed by the Palatinate with 23,489 hectares and 15,815 hectares bathing. Rheinhessen and Pfalz belong to Rhineland-Palatinate, the state with the most wine regions and two thirds of the German wine-growing area.
Rheingau – Rheinhessen