The winery is located in the municipality Magreid on the Wine Route (Magrè sulla Strada del Vino) in the Italian wine-growing area South-Tirol (Region Trentino-Alto Adige ). The origin of the traditional family business dates back to 1823, when Johann Lageder founded a wine trade in Bolzano. The great-grandson of the founder Alois Lageder III. bought in 1934 in Margreid the winery Ansitz Löwengang. Today the estate is managed by Alois Lagleder and Alois Clemens Lageder in 5th and 6th generation. Connected is "Vinera Paradeis" where you can taste and buy wines as well as dine. The kitchen of the certified organic restaurant offers dishes from organic, regional and seasonal products. Alois Lageder works closely with around 90 winegrowing partners from all over South Tyrol and works together with local farmers who supply vegetables and fruit for the restaurant. In the autumn and winter months cows of a cheese partner graze in the vineyards of Alois Lageder, where they find enough food in the cold season due to the mild climate.
The family-owned vineyards cover 50 hectares of vineyards, those of winegrower partners about 110 hectares. They are with the white wine varieties Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ), Pinot Gris ( Pinot Gris ) Chardonnay. Riesling. Sauvignon Blanc. Gewurztraminer. Müller-Thurgau. Manzoni Bianco and Moscato Giallo ( Goldmuskateller ), as well as with the red wines Lagrein, Vernatsch ( Schiava Grossa ) Cabernet Sauvignon. Merlot, Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) and Tannat planted. A specialty is the im composite rate cultivated French grape varieties Petit Manseng. Roussanne. Marsanne. Chenin Blanc and Viognier, From this the white wine cuvée "Casòn Bianco" is pressed.
It will Biodynamic viticulture according to the certified rules of the organic association DEMETER practiced. These include the abandonment of chemical-synthetic Pesticides. pesticides and mineral fertilizer. Instead it is put on the application of preparations and homeopathic teas as aids and the biodiversity (Biodiversity) by sowing, shrubs and plants, animals and fertilizing with compost promoted.
In the newly built cellar with state-of-the-art technology and a 17-meter-deep, round "Kelterturm", the grapes are pressed as naturally as possible and, as far as possible, by using gravity as gently as possible. The musts become part spontaneous fermented. Depending on the type of wine they are in steel tanks, large wooden barrels or in expanded. They are produced in the categories classic grape varieties, compositions, masterpieces (from the best locations) and comets. The "comets" in limited quantity come from experiments. Every single bottle is individual because a white comet's tail is painted on the black label with the finger. The premium wines of the house include LÖWENGANG Chardonnay and COR RÖMIGBERG Cabernet Sauvignon.