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World Rheinhessen and Palatinate harvest half of the German wine

12:35  15 september  2021
12:35  15 september  2021 Source:   ksta.de

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a little less wine in Rheinhessen, a little more in the Palatinate - after a forecast of the Federal Statistical Office for the read-only read the harvest quantity in the two largest German wine-growing areas "in about the previous year's level" lie.

Ein Erntehelfer im Weingut Braunewell im rheinhessischen Essenheim schüttet einen Eimer mit Spätburgundertrauben in eine Lesebox. © Peter Zschunke / dpa A crop in the Winery Braunewell winery in the Rheinhessian Essenheim pours a bucket with late castle streams in a readbox.

As before, more than half (56 percent) of the entire German wine harvest on Rheinhessen and the Palatinate, the official statisticians announced on Wednesday in Wiesbaden.

three percent more than in the previous year

for all Germany is therefore to be expected a harvest of 8.76 million hectoliters of vineyards - three percent more than 2020, but slightly below the average of 2015 to 2020 with 8.78 million hectoliters. The German wine institute had explained to the start of the main leased on Tuesday in Rheinhessen that, depending on the mushroom infestation due to the high humidity and local extreme weather events, there are large regional differences in the expected harvest quantity.

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with significant increases, among other things, the Federal Statistical Office expects francs (plus 63.9 percent), Mittelrhein (40.3 percent) and Württemberg (35.1 percent), among other things. This is partly because the crop yield 2020 had failed due to dryness and late-frosten particularly low. For the Palatinate, a light plus of 2.8 percent is expected, even for the Hessian mountain road with an increase of one percent.

Here, the harvest is lower than lower harvesting is expected for Rheinhessen (minus 1.4 percent), close (6.1 percent), bathing (9.8 percent) and Moselle (14.8 percent). For the wine-growing area affected by the flood catastrophe, there is not enough data yet, the Federal Statistical Office declared - there was about ten percent of the cultivated surfaces destroyed.

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