The traditional winery is located in the municipality of Oberrotweil (Kaiserstuhl area) in the German wine-growing region to bathe, The origins of the traditional company go back to 1634, when the noble family Gleichenstein in Rothwyl at that time took over the buildings and lands of the Benedictine St. Blasien together with the Zehentrecht acquired. After the early death of his father, Freiherr Hans Joachim von Gleichenstein changed the mixed enterprise into a winery over time. In 2003 the company was completely handed over to son Johannes von Gleichenstein in the eleventh generation of the family. This is supported by field manager Franz Galli and cellar master Odin Bauer.
The vineyards cover 35 hectares of vineyards in individual locations Eichberg and Henkenberg (Oberrotweil) Bassgeige (Oberbergen), as well Schlossberg (Achkarren). They are mainly made with Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ), Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) and Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ), such as Müller-Thurgau. Chardonnay and muscatel planted. Particular emphasis is placed on processing the harvested material as gently as possible. It also becomes a bottle-fermented sparkling wine produced. The winery is a member of the association The goods,