Vogelberg

Facts:

Town:
Dürnstein
Size in ha:
0,41
Altitude in m:
213 - 262
Aspect:
SW
Average Slope in %:
69
Max. Slope in %:
105
Terraced vineyard:
Yes
Distance to Danube in m:
102
Labour required in h:
500
First documentary evidence:
1309

Description

Beside the Schreiberberg, Vogelberg is another enclave, even it is much smaller, where vines are grown on very steep terraces. The name refers to the steep escarpments overgrown with bushes and dry forest, which have always been suitable as nesting sites for birds.