The estate is located in the winegrowing community of St. Michael Eppan on the wine route (Überetsch) in South-Tirol
(Region Trentino-Alto Adige
, Italy). The family has been cultivating wine and orchards for generations. The operation is led by Thomas Niedermayr in the second generation. Father Rudolf Niedermayr is considered a pioneer in the cultivation of fungi-resistant grape varieties and organic farming. The cultivated area covers three hectares at the southeastern foot of the Gandberg at 520 meters above sea level. The vineyards with two hectares of vineyards on deep limestone gravel soil lie on the southeast slope at the southern end of the growing area Eppan mountain. Out ecological
Reasons are preferred since the mid-1990s PIWI varieties
planted. Today this is 95% of the stock.
There are the white varieties Pinot Blanc, Solaris, Bronner, Souvignier Gris and Muscaris, and the red varieties Cabernet Cortis, Cabernet Cantor and some of its own breeding
cultured out selected varieties. Already since 1991, the management is carried out in accordance with the principles of the Organic viticulture
according to the guidelines of Bioland
; the certification / control is done by ABCERT. By regular ecological sowings or greening
should the diversity in ecosystem
Vineyard to be promoted.
Since the harvest in 1993, the grapes are pressed in the farm's own cellar. The fermentation takes place in principle spontaneous
with vineyard's own natural yeasts. The product range includes exclusively Organic wines
, It consists of the white wines Pinot Blanc "TN 76", Bronner "TN 04", the Cuvée Sonnrain "TN 99" (only PIWI), Souvignier Gris "TN06" and the mash fermented Souvignier Gris "TN 06" evening red and the red wine Cuvée Beerl , Every year around 12,000 bottles of wine are produced. The winery is a member of the associations Bioland
and Free winegrowers South Tyrol