The estate is located in the municipality of Gabersdorf in the Austrian wine region südsteiermark, The “Winzerhaus Ratsch” is connected. The company was founded by Josef List in 1860 and has been family-owned ever since. After practice at home and abroad and after completing HBLA for wine and fruit growing in Klosterneuburg it is now run by its great grandson Stefan Potzinger in the fourth generation. As oenologist is responsible for Hans-Peter Wippel. The vineyards cover 17 hectares of vineyards in the communities or locations Ratsch (Kapun), Sulztal, Glanz (Kaltenegg), Langegg ( Czamillonberg ), Home shoe ( Kittenberg ), Höch (Theresienhöhe), Kitzeck (stone bar), Flamberg (Oberburgstall) and Kainberg. You are with the white wines Sauvignon Blanc. . Traminer, Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ), Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ) muscatel. Riesling. Scheurebe and Morillon ( Chardonnay ), as well as the red wine variety Zweigelt planted.
The vineyards are cultivated according to the environmentally friendly guidelines of KIP (controlled, integrated production) managed. The is done exclusively by hand. The grapes become more optimal physiological maturity selected manually in several runs. The wines are made according to the in the Styria system of origin introduced in 2018 Southern Styria DAC produced. There are three classic lines ( varietal Wines), local wines ( ancestry typical ) Wines, e.g. B. Kitzegg / Sausal) and Riedenweine ( terroir embossed Wines made from the best hand-selected grapes).
The wines are mainly made in stainless steel tanks (Ratchet) and partly in expanded. The white wines mature after the end of fermentation long on the , On the addition of tannins and acid corrections is waived. The main wine line “Tradition” was named based on the traditional Styrian wine style. The layered wines such as "Sauvignon Blanc Joseph Ried Sulz" or "Traminer Kaltenegg" are often made in very small quantities from grapes harvested late from exposed individual layers. Styrian seed oil is also produced. The winery is a member of the association Wine Styria,