Polešovice - wine tradition founded a monastery velehradským

This important wine-growing hillside village with a hundred hectares of vineyards located on the site of the Great Moravian settlement Záblacany. Year 1220 is remembered as the property Polešovice Velehrad monastery. The local Cistercian order to take care of agriculture, especially wine, so Polešovice became an important center, which had its own horenské law until 1784, when Emperor Joseph II. horenské draconian laws repealed; stimulus was reportedly the case of Napajedla where Hotař beat a pregnant woman. The Hussite wars had around Polešovice very stormy course: a plaque on the church reminds Vaclav chaplain, who in 1421 was "burned in the vineyard after a vain persuasion of Catholic apostasy." In 1454 is remembered monastic vineyards called nuns. Velehrad Monastery osazoval their village by German colonists, as evidenced by the title track grejty Central, but since the 16th Polešovice century, spoke only Czech. Other vineyard can be found in the front and rear lines Růžena, Old Mountain, Hell, Syslová, Ujezd Šurálky, bowls and Novosady. Polešovice in 1595 was elevated to town, on which fame had a substantial share of the local wine that ranked Thomas Pesina Čechorodu from among the best in Moravia. After the monastery in the late 18th century vintners freely allowed to tap his own wine production and vineyard post. At that time people began to build a greater extent and wine cellars. Many of them also owned the neighboring residents Nedakonice that were often flooded. In 1881 he stayed in the neighboring Czech Svatopluk Tupesy poet and his estate to preserve the memory of "polešovské delicious wine." Range of varieties were rich in the past, when the monastery maintained contacts with the Austrian Klosterneuburg. In the 30th the 20th century the town was founded in State nurseries, which made Olšava variety, rootstock and Vitra Amos - above all, delicious and fragrant Moravian Muscat, which crosses and varieties Muscat Ottonel Prachtraube bred in 1987 Vaclav Krivanek. Typical polešovickým varieties also include Pinot Blanc, Rhine Riesling and Neuberger.

The cellar alley


What is behind the pins

Center polešovického wine cellars for the area near the church. Natural cellars are mostly red-brick façade, sometimes covered with a vine. Decorative elements of several mosaic façade is a combination of white and red brick buildings forming the year or the owner's initials. Ownership is only cellar in 1720 near the school, rebuilt in the 70th břízolitové years into a cube. Great attention is paid to local vintners outside the door, providing a cellar at the time are full of inner doors open for ventilation. They are either wood, turned to the traditional "kuželkového" shape, or metal rods that produce a variety of ornaments. The nearby Ořechov story comes a little morbid, but that shows how its winemakers fluid values. One winemaker said the wine lost, so he closed overnight in the basement. When he saw his hand, stretched to the bars and looking for the bar, "Well, he grabbed an ax and brunch! The thief ran away, but without the hand it was not difficult to find. "Cellars are dug in a slope and therefore do not fall too much under ground. Předsklepí the cellar are almost in the same vertical level and is not necessary to build the neck, often it is only the walled counter. Ensures a constant temperature layer above ground cellar. The complex of winegrowers cellars thrive, the soil water-proof, they say her waitress.
Other sites are Zbořiska cellar, where cellars are located between the old houses. For steep climb up the hill you will be rewarded with spectacular views of the White Carpathians crowned Grand Javořina. Several of the cellars in Cemetery Street, and barriers to the picturesque ancient Maros Street, located above the stream and named by the amount of mulberries that grow here.

Points of interest

Since older winemakers can also hear the local dialect-specific, which differ from the rest of Slovakia penchant diphthongs-ou-and-ej-. Scientists still can not agree whether it is a consequence of colonization of Bohemia, or to the original local speech.

Where you can taste wine

WINERY vadura - Bowl 677
THOMAS WINERY Jurak - Seizure
Breeding Station WINE - 572 593 385

The festivities associated with wine

FEAST WITH LAW (second Sunday in October)

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