The traditional winery is located in the municipality of Iphofen (area Steigerwald ) in the German growing area Franconia, The company has been family owned since 1630. After the Second World Cup (1939-1945), Hans Wirsching laid the foundation for today's estate. He was instrumental in ensuring that the best Iphöfer location was named as Julius Echter Berg. From the year 1966 it was in the 14th generation of Dr. med. Heinrich Wirsching and his brother Hans expanded into a leading company. In the meantime Andrea Wirsching's business will be managed and her sister Lena will continue the female leadership. As the manager, Dr. Uwe Matheus, as cellar master dr. Klaus-Peter Heigel responsible.
The vineyards cover 90 hectares of vineyards at the foot of the Schwanbergs in the individual layers Julius-Echter-Berg. calf. Kronsberg and Mönchshütte (Iphofen). They are with the white wine varieties Sylvaner (40%), Riesling, Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ), Pinot Gris ( Pinot Gris ) Chardonnay. Bacchus. Müller-Thurgau. Scheurebe and Gewurztraminer, as well as with the red wines Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) Blue Portuguese and Dornfelder planted. In 1952 Hans Wirsching planted one of the first Scheureben in Franconia on the Kronsberg. Since then, the winery is one of the experts in this grape variety. It is practiced consistently close to nature, environmentally friendly viticulture. Through appropriate measures such as thin out will be for the purpose of quality improvement yield greatly reduced.
The wide range of products is according to the VDP classification model divided into the four stages Large plants, first layers, local wines and estate wines. The grapes harvested with selective hand-picked grapes are processed gently. The aim is wines with freshness and liveliness, as well as vintage and grape character. The winery is a specialist for Franconian dry Wines. The expansion of white wines takes place in stainless steel tank, the reds ripen in the old vaulted cellar mostly in the big wooden barrel, A small part of the white and red wines is also in French expanded.
Since 2016, as part of the "TWIN-WINERY" initiative, experiences with the partner vineyard "Kishor" in the western Galilee in Israel replaced. In this context, since 2016 one kosher Silvaner produces. There are also produced sparkling wines, bottle-fermented sect and spirits (pomace, mirabelle, WIRGIN). The annual production comprises about 600,000 bottles of wine. The winery is a member of the association German Barrique Forum and in VDP (Verband deutscher Prädikatsweingüter).