The estate is located in the commune of Obersulm-Willsbach (Württembergisch-Unterland region) in the German wine-growing region Wuerttemberg, The family has been wine-growing for several generations. Walter Hirth started growing his own wines in the early 1970s. After the takeover by Helmuth Hirth in 2000, an operational analysis was carried out with the aim of achieving a significant increase in quality. Vineyard locations, soils, microclimate, education system and production practices in the vineyard and cellar were examined and improved from the point of view of a restrictive quality grape production. Weingut Hirth GmbH was founded in 2010. In order to further increase the quality, a winegrowing technician was employed as field manager and a cellar master.
The vineyards now cover ten hectares of vineyards, most of which are located around the winery and at Willsbacher Föhrenberg. They are made with the red Pinot Noir varieties ( Pinot Noir ) and Lemberger ( Blaufränkisch ä ), as well as the white wine varieties Auxerrois. Chardonnay and Riesling planted. It will Organic viticulture to ECOVIN guidelines practiced. The quality criteria are rigorous income limit eight grapes per vine, generous leaf assimilation area, hand picking, no pumps and mechanical stress in the must stage, maceration, gentle squeeze. biological acid degradation and a long maturity in large wooden barrels,