The estate is located in the community Wachenheim (Mittelhaardt-German Wine Route) in the German wine-growing region palatinate, The roots go back to the end of the 16th century to Bernhard Bürklin (1580-1636). His Renaissance house built in 1606 still stands today. It got its present name in 1875 by marriage of Luise Wolf (1848-1882) with Geheimrat Dr. Albert Bürklin (1844-1924). This built the estate from the turn of the century to an absolute top operation. The next owner was the grandnephew of Privy Councilor Dr. Albert Bürklin (1907-1979, see the family history in detail). In 1990 it was taken over by his daughter Bettina Bürklin-von Guradze and her husband Christoian Gurazde. The winery subsequently introduced comprehensive quality improvement measures and was the initiator of Grosses Gewächs Pfalz with the goal of a Palatinate classification of sites. The company is today one of the largest wineries in Germany in private ownership. Since 2008 Steffen Brahner has been responsible as managing director.
The vineyards cover 85 hectares of vineyards. The layers have been classified according to their own strict criteria since 1994. According to the Burgundian system, it is divided into Grands Crus and Premiers Crus. The Grands Crus are high morning. limekiln (Deidesheim) Jesuitengarten. Kirchenstück. Pechstein. Enormous (Forest) and Gaisböhl in sole ownership (Ruppertsberg). The Premiers Crus are Altenberg, Böhlig, junk, Goldbächel and Rechbächel in sole ownership (Wachenheim), high Castle (Ruppertsberg) and Langenmorgen (Deidesheim). They are about 80% with Riesling, the rest with Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ), Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) and Dornfelder planted. Since 2005, the entire winery is after biodynamic Rules of the association BIODYVIN, The certification is done by Lacon, The company is a member of the associations The goods and VDP,