Vlkoš - world to himself under a mountain Achtel


The first mention of wine in one of the wealthiest and most progressive villages Kyjov are documented in the 12th century. Five centuries later, the vineyards are mentioned Podlúckách, Grejtech and Long Mountain, now the rows of vines stretching to the horizon lines in Zmoliska, Fakes, Achtele, Horolise. An echo of old times sounds names originally cultivated vines as Hyblink, Frašták, Rivoli, or Goat Růžák tit. This replaced the old wine today Traminer, Muller-Thurgau, Riesling and Grüner Veltliner, particularly from red varieties Pinot Noir, which is here called Burgundy, Portugal and André.
 
 
 

The cellar alley

 

Cellar Lochy - a safe hiding place for supplies

To one of the most charming cellar colonies in Moravian Slovakia, which is a typical example of building basements as separate settlements, bringing you the Moravian wine trail through the dark forest around Chrást. An oasis of peace and world of its own form under mountain vineyard site Achtele about 170 cellars, basements oldest age is calculated from 18 century. Many of them are a valuable example of folk architecture cellar. Type usually has mills ground cellars, with a typical gable with wooden formwork more than face masonry. The facade is plastered and white with blue zalíčeno obrovnávkou. All the mills are facing the entrance to the cellar and a private road drops sharply below the hill. Younger cellars have vaulting of brick, older underground space was vaulted in stone. Unfortunately, even here, however, to extend and repair cellars insensitive to interference with the architectural and historic value of some buildings. A sad testament to the mill with a beautiful cross vaults adjacent to Šalanda formica or paneled front cellar with original stone walls winding mills in 1810, which disfigures břízolit. As in other settlements in the hallways were Vlkoš cellars dug in grain pits, which were safe hiding place for supplies before the authorities. It is reported that there was no more than preserve the hole coming from the Thirty Years War and Napoleonic periods.
 

Points of interest

At the time of closure of the mountain, as it was in 15th Vlkoš August, was not allowed to enter or vineyard owner. The three steps of the vineyards are only allowed to bring Hotař who served as guardians of the crop. Applied in vineyards horenské law under which they were thieves grapes, vines and prosecuted podpustí hand or foot amputation, sometimes even death. Cruel medieval punishments were relaxed after the Thirty Years War and Joseph II. completely abolished. Before the mountain opened wine festivals ceremonial utterance: "Horo, horo, I'm begging you for all the owners that we've opened, and the crops are released."
 
Social and therapeutic function vlkošské cellar colonies in the book describes the Week after week skoronský Holcman native Joseph: "In Vlkoš the cemetery at the end of the village and a mile behind him are the wine cellars, Vlkošsko. Half of the funeral mourners returned to the village, half of the bereaved knocking and ringing in the pockets of black suits keys of the cellars and those men are going after the funeral from the cemetery gate to the left, where they meet, to stop and remember what good did deceased. Do not forget to drink it. Returning home after dark, stable, reconciliation, peace of mind. "
 

Where you can taste wine

Vlkošské kennels are typical colonies malovinařů producing wine for their own use. However, if this peculiar village visit, be sure you meet the winemaker, who with his "soviňonem" or "burgundy" like to show off.
 

The festivities associated with wine

Feasts (March)
 
With costumed feast HODOVÝM Vinko (October)
 

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