The winery is located in Bolzano in the Italian wine sector South-Tirol (Region Trentino-Alto Adige ). The traditional business has been managed by the family for over 6 centuries from 1365. Today it is managed in the 21st generation by Florian Schmid. The vineyards encompass nine hectares of vineyards owned by them, where mainly Lagrein and Vernatsch varieties are grown. In addition, contract winegrowers from all over South Tyrol deliver grapes from the communities Entiklar, Missian, St. Georgen and Gries.
It will be the red wine varieties Lagrein, Vernatsch ( Schiava Grossa ), Edelvernatsch ( Schiava Gentile ) Merlot, Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, as well as the white wine varieties Chardonnay and Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) cultivated. These are planted at the most suitable location in order to optimally exploit the quality potential of the soil. They are mostly traditional Pergelerziehung created, only the white wine varieties and some Lagrein plants are connected using wire frames ( Guyot ) behaved.
The quality-oriented yield reduction gives an average of 90 hectoliters / hectare. The wines are called DOC South Tyrol. Kalterersee and St. Magdalener produced. you will be origin- and typical of the variety in fruit- Style expanded. Depending on the type of wine, the wines are ripened in cellars up to two floors deep at an ideal year-round temperature of 14 ° Celsius, mostly in conventional wooden barrels and partly in steel tanks. The premium wines of the house are Pinot Noir "Villa Schmid", Grieser Lagrein Riserva and Grieser Lagrein "Villa Schmid". Every year, almost 100,000 bottles of wine are produced and ex farm or marketed through selected wine retailers. The winery is a member of the "Weingut Südtirols" association.