The estate is located in the commune of Hochheim in the German wine-growing region Rheingau
, The origins date back to 1780, when the father of Mainz Cathedral Dean Dr. Franz Werner the winery was acquired by Earl York. After the Gutschronik the first wine auction took place in 1795. The estate also participates regularly today Auctions
and at the Mainz Wine Exchange. Today the company in the seventh generation of the family is run by Dr. Franz Werner Michel managed. The vineyards cover 13 hectares of vineyards, all according to the Rheingau quality mark regulation First crop
classified Hochheimer locations Domdechaney
, Stone, stalk path and Reichestal
, 98% of them are made with Riesling, the rest with the Pinot Noir and Pinot Noir varieties. The extract-rich and long-lasting Riesling wines are ripened individually, depending on the type of wine. The wines are mainly sold to the catering trade and specialist retailers, two thirds are exported. The winery is a member of VDP
(Association of German quality wine estates).