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Zur richtigen Zeit am richtigen Ort sein … davon hängt so viel ab. Ganze Schicksale haben sich anders entwickelt als geplant, weil man zur richtigen Zeit am richtigen Ort war. Für uns Winzer kommt so ein entscheidender Augenblick jedes Jahr: Wenn wir den Beginn der Erntezeit festlegen.

Doch wann ist der ideale Zeitpunkt, um mit der Weinernte zu beginnen?

Ganz einfach: Wenn die Traube reif ist.

Und wann ist sie reif? 

Da wird`s schon schwieriger.

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Federweißer & Zwiebelkuchen

As the days get shorter, our menu becomes more autumnal again, and the special highlight of the season is our fresh Federweißer with hearty onion cake.

Federweißer is actually a “ work in progress ”, i.e. not a finished wine yet. It is made from either red or white grapes, although for once the grape variety does not play a major role here. Fermentation (ie the process by which sugar is turned into alcohol) has started but is far from complete.

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Startschuss für die Weinlese 2022

Now it's finally starting again: The 2022 vintage has begun! Yesterday we harvested the first grapes for the 2022 vintage. These included the grape varieties Müller-Thurgau, Portugieser and Sauvignon blanc.

Even if the vintage is a bit more manual and therefore labor-intensive due to the ongoing drought, we are full of confidence and looking forward to the new vintage. From now on, our harvest team needs about four weeks in the vineyards to harvest the best quality grapes for you.

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Der Herbst steht vor der Tür

the final preparations for the 2022 harvest are underway:

The holes in the rubber boots are plugged,

the grape press and the wine cellar are cleaned,

the scissors sharpened

fetched the grape wagons from the garage,

AND the harvest workers are hired.

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