The "Ernst Steffens" winery is located in the municipality of Zell-Merl (Bernkastel area) in the German wine-growing region Moselle
, The family has been involved in viticulture since 1648. The business is run by Paul-Werner Steffens and wife Elsbeth. The vineyards cover almost three hectares of vineyards in the Nonnengarten (Briedel), Burglay-Felsen (Zell), Adler, Fettgarten, Königslay and Stephansberg (Merl) locations. They are mainly planted with white wines. This is mainly Riesling, as well as Kerner, Bacchus and Müller-Thurgau, and as the only red wine variety Dornfelder. Particular emphasis is placed on the consistent good care of the vineyards, selective hand picking and careful, careful vinification in large oak barrels. The Rieslings are offered in dry, semi-dry, lovely and noble sweet, in suitable years also ice wines are made. A bottle-fermented sparkling wine is also produced.