The estate is located in the commune of Hadersdorf in the Lower Austrian wine-growing region Kamptal, The company is based in a former company Zehenthof of the Passau Abbey from the early 16th century, which has been the winegrowing place of work of the winegrower family since 1878. Today the winery is run by father Josef and (after practical experience in Australia, California, Germany, New Zealand and South Africa) son Johannes Hirsch. The vineyards cover 30 hectares of vineyards in the vineyards Gaisberg and Heiligenstein (Zöbing), as well grub. lamb and Renner (chambers). You are with the white wines Green Valtellina (65%) and Riesling (35%) planted. It is becoming more certified biodynamic viticulture according to the rules of the association respectful-BIODYN practiced. In the vineyard with high stock density, more carefully foliage care and low upbringing worked to high grapes physiological maturity to guarantee. Already exclusively since 1978 compost used as natural fertilizer. In 2013, the switch to gentle pruning followed Simonit & Sirch,
After manual grape harvesting in small boxes, gentle processing takes place Whole bunch pressing. spontaneous fermentation, long contact on the as well as later bottling, The wines are vinified according to the philosophy of the house "The soil makes the wine". The product range includes ten wines that origin- or location-oriented in stainless steel tank or in large wooden barrel get extended. They are different varietal or Kamptal DAC Reserve Grüner Veltliner and Riesling with the above mentioned vineyard names. Since the 2002 vintage there has been the fruity, fresh and light Veltliner "Hirsch Drinking Pleasure" with an annually changing label with a deer motif.
As of the 2003 vintage, the first winery in Austria was to switch the entire production to alternative closures. Due to the common problems with cork became the bottle filling machine with a screw cap of the brand Stelvin stocked. Around 180,000 bottles of wine are produced annually. An export takes place to Germany, Switzerland, England, Scandinavia, Japan, Oceania and the USA. The winery is a member of the winegrowers' association Traditional wineries Austria,