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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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German for large wooden barrel, typically one with a capacity of 1,000 l/264 gal used in the mosel region. (The stück is more commonly used in rhine regions.) A Halbfuder contains 500 l and was traditionally used for transporting wine from the Mosel.