The estate is located in the municipality of Straß im Straßertale in the wine-growing region Kamptal, The traditional property has been family-owned since 1649. In 1929, Johann Topf I. took ownership of his parents. His successor Johann Topf II. Started bottling wine in 1960 and marketing it all over Austria. Finally, Johann Topf III took over in 1990. the company and expanded it with his wife Magdalena to today's size. They are supported by the sons Hans-Peter, Maximilian, Alexander and Julius.
The vineyards cover 46 hectares of vineyards in the Rieden Blickenweg, hazel, Sachsenberg and Stangl, as well as according to the classification of the Traditional wineries Austria classified as "first layers" Gaisberg. Heiligenstein, Offenberg and Wechselberg mirror, The latter was rotated from a south-west position to a south-south-west position in months of work, which means that it is exposed to intense sunlight from morning to night. This vineyard was created especially for Riesling. 85% of the white varieties Grüner Veltliner, Riesling, Chardonnay, Gelber Muskateller, Pinot Blanc and Sauvignon Blanc are cultivated, as well as 15% of the red varieties Zweigelt and Pinot Noir. The management takes place after ecological Guidelines. The fertilization comes with its own compost carried out. For targeted pest control predatory mites used. Quality-increasing yield reduction is achieved through dense planting.
With the aim of the best quality grape material, intensive manual foliage work and repeated thin out, The grapes are harvested by hand in several passes. The reading date depends exclusively on the physiological maturity of grapes. Depending on the variety, maturity, vintage and type of wine, it is decided whether the expansion takes place in steel tanks or new barriques. Every year, local master binders deliver new wooden barrels made from local Manhartsberger oak from 600 to 2,500 liters. The premium wines include several Rieslings and Grüner Veltliner and Kamptal DAC Reserve from different vineyards. The winery is a member of the winegrowers' association Traditional wineries Austria,