Mosel is an Anbaugebiet located along the Mosel river and its tributaries the Saar and the Ruwer. Until 2007 it
bore the names of all three rivers as Mosel-Saar-Ruwer. The region is split between the
Bundeslaender of Rheinland-Pfalz and Saarland in the western part
Deutschland. Tafelwein, Qualitätswein and Prädikatswein are all produced here. While the region has only six Bereiche, several have more than one
name which they go by.
Mosel has an extremely varied geography cut by the rivers and provides a variety of viticultural microclimates. The steepest vineyard in the world
is found here, Calmont, which is pitched at a 76 degree angle up from the Mosel river - so steep that the vines are not trellissed, but grow up the
Moenchhof Robert Eymael