Dolní Věstonice – Wine Promised hillside Pavlov Hills


The Charter of 1312, which mentions the donation of hereditary magistrate in Lower Věstonice Holzbrachtovi Ulrich is also the first report of a winery in the village. The reeve's house belonged to a half strip of vineyards and the Strachotín and Děvičky. In the originally Slavic settlement during the 13th century German colonists settled in the coming years of their ethnic group gradually prevailed. Important period in the history of the village, which bore the German name In Wistanicz, was 15 century. In 1460 King George Poděbradský restored in the village weekly market, which was destroyed during the Hussite Wars, in 1490 King Matthias was promoted settlement on the town. Decisive role in the development of viticulture Lower Věstonice played Baptists who settled here in the 16th century. Habán brought with them advanced division of labor and a high level of education. Was mainly famous for their pottery, but excelled and advanced medicine, the processing of natural resources, agriculture and viticulture. Production of the town has increased so much that vinohradní rent, payable annually on St. Martin, amounted to 73 guilders. The quality of wines věstonických evidenced by their successful sale in Silesia in the 18th and 19 century. Today's 75 hectares of vineyards around the village is mainly planted on the slopes of the Pavlov Hills and are named for the track next door, chapels, U, U, and three virgins under Palava.

The cellar alley


Habánské Cellars Goose patch on

Rows of vines under the castle ruins and colorful facade Děvičky nadsklepních houses along the way to Paul's are the most visible manifestations of wineries in Lower Věstonice. Originally purpose-built farm buildings here began to build the turn of the 18th and 19 century. Evidence of the antiquity of brick cellars of the original vault underground corridor with the year 1861, inserted in the gable above the entrance to the mill winery Langer. These simple mills granary cellars in podstřeší to keep its appearance more than a hundred years, few original mills and cellars with earth testifies to the antiquity of the colony front today. In the 60 of the last century most mills rebuilt and newly built home floor nadsklepních often increases even more habitable attic. Testimony to the effect of Habana in Goose village commons, a small square below the church in the southern part of the settlement. Although Habánské old wine cellars and houses now extensively remodeled, retains its rambling complex of buildings with several wine romantic atmosphere of a medieval nooks Wine Centre. On the edge of the colony is a former parish cellar, which was used to collect tithes levied estate owners. Spacious mills often have cross-vault, whose heel is made of sandstone. Digging cellars, which are lined with bricks of strongly vyspárovaných were originally much longer and were interconnected underground labyrinths. Because the connecting corridors were built in the cellar, rear apron, allowing escape unobserved, it is assumed that the link was part of the cellars of the security measures are often persecuted by the religious community. The interconnection of underground and facilitate mutual visiting winemakers and their wives made it hard to discover. Very old cellar under the house craft a listed number 4 Above the entrance portal of the medieval house was preserved in layers of plaster year discovered the 1575th The cellar is accessed from the arcade embankment as well as many other cellars in this area to protect a vital source of drinking water.

Where you can taste wine

Věstonická cellars, Mr. Padalík - tel.724 127 549

Ladislav Langer Winery - tel.6O7 297 502

The festivities associated with wine

Wine tasting dolnověstonických Easter (Easter Sunday)

Feast (July)
 

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