The "Ecological Wine & Sparkling Wine Norbert Helde" is located in the municipality of Sasbach-Jechtingen (Kaiserstuhl area) in the German wine-growing region to bathe
, The roots of the winegrower family go back to the time of the Thirty Years' War (1618-1648). The grandparents of the current owner Martin and Maria Helde started bottling wine during the Second World War. With the takeover by Hermann and Gertrud Helde in 1960 and the creation of new vineyards and orchards, the winery developed to its current size. The business has been managed by Norbert Helde since 2005. The vineyards cover 8.5 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Eichert, Hochberg and Steingrube (Jechtingen). They are planted with the white varieties Riesling, Grüner Sylvaner, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Muskateller and Müller-Thurgau, as well as with the red varieties Pinot Noir and Cabernet Carbon.
In 1990 it was on ecobiological
Management changed, followed a year later Bioland Association
, All products have been certified according to these guidelines since 1992. On chemical Pesticides
is waived. It is natural greening
set with herbs and flowering plants, the rows of vines are further apart than usual. Great emphasis is placed on selective reading with multiple passes. The wines are produced in stainless steel tanks in a single variety and fruit-emphasized in four lines. The estate wines are liter goods without location information. The traditional line includes dry wines from hand-sorted grapes of reduced yield areas with 50 to 70 hl / ha. The selection wines from hand-sorted grapes come from old, low-yield vineyards. The premium line is named after the Jechtingen farmer and poet Emil Gött (1864-1908). Pearl wines, bottle-fermented sparkling wines, liqueurs and fine spirits (pomace, yeast, grapes, wine, fruit) are also produced.