The estate is located in the municipality of Bad Dürkheim (area Mittelhaardt / German Wine Route) in the German wine-growing region palatinate
, The foundation stone for the traditional business was laid in 1415, at that time there was also an oil mill and a nail forge. In 1765, the Zumstein family moved from Arosa in Switzerland through Alsace and took over the winery. In addition to viticulture and a paint factory was operated in which was extracted from lignite paint and ink. Johann Zumstein completed the today's rock cellar in 1860 and underlined the economic success with the new construction of the estate villa. Due to lack of succession, the estate was taken over in 1988 by the winemaker Dirk Renzelmann. Since 2013, the state-certified technician for viticulture and oenology Tanja Hehner is responsible for the cellar technology and continues the 600-year-old winemaking tradition.
The vineyards cover 15 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Hochbenn, Michel Berg
and Steinberg (Bad Dürkheim), as well as lime kiln (Leistadt). They are planted with the white varieties Riesling, Silvaner, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay and Solaris, as well as with the red varieties St Laurent, Dornfelder, Portuguese, Pinot Noir, Regent, Cabernet Dorio, Cabernet Dorsa and Black Riesling. Since the year 2010, a conversion to sustainable
Management. These include organic fertilization
, Supply of rock flour, greening
and intensification of the foliage care
, The wines are vinified in 600-year-old vaulted cellars. The wines are usually spontaneous
fermented. The white wines are made in stainless steel with long storage on the expanded. The red wines are aged in oak barrels. The premium wines include DoDo (Cabernet Dorsa, Cabernet Dorio) and Michel (Riesling). It will too spritzer
. grape juice
and produces honey. The winery is a member of the Riesling association.