The "Weingärtner Brackenheim eG" based in Brackenheim in the German growing region Wuerttemberg
was founded in 1925. The former German President Theodor Heuss (1884-1963) was born in this city. Brackenheim is the largest red wine community in Germany. The vineyards of the 470 members comprise a total of 395 hectares of vineyards in the five municipalities of Botenheim (Ochsenberg), Brackenheim (Doubtberg), Haberschlacht (Dachsberg), Meimsheim (Katzenöhrle) and Neipperg (stone pit). They are made with the red varieties Lemberger ( Blaufränkisch
), Trollinger ( schiava
), Black Riesling, Pinot Noir, Blauer Portugieser, Dornfelder and Velvet Red, the white varieties Riesling, Kerner, Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Blanc, Ruländer (Pinot Gris) and Gewürztraminer, and some other varieties planted.
The best wines of the finest varieties are produced under the "SIGNUM" label. This is followed by a Roman numeral, for example Signum I (Lemberger, barrique, dry) and SIGNUM II (Lemberger matured in wooden barrels, dry). Those wines made from grapes were pressed, bear the sign of the organic association ECOVIN
, The “Prädikatsweine” line includes grades from cabinet to Eiswein
, The "Filius" label stands for sparkling wines and bottle-fermented sparkling wines are made from the best individual layers. Rosé wines and white autumns round off the wide range of products.