Germany’s oldest family-owned wine estate (32 generations) dates back to the year 1200. The grounds of the estate are particularly blessed in that they are steep, south-facing slopes with an excellent microclimate and are well structured. The estate numbers among the best known and esteemed wine estates of Germany. Wine & Spirits Magazine has listed the estate as one of the world’s leading 100 estates.

The estate is a member of VDP, Verband Deutscher Prädikatsweingüter e. V. according to the guidelines of Naturland(an association for organic agriculture). The size of the estate is 18 hectares (approx. 45 acres). The estate produces Riesling (75%) and also Pinot Noir, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Merlot and Scheurebe.