The Johann F. Ohler winery is located in the Neustadt-Gimmeldingen municipality (Mittelhaardt-Deutsche Weinstraße area) in the German wine-growing region palatinate
, The winegrowing tradition of the long-established family was founded in 1758 by Johann Michael Ohler. From 1890, his grandson Georg ran a wooden cooper shop, which was closed in 1962. Bottle wine marketing was introduced in 1920. Since 2007 the daughter Sabine Ohler-Jost and her husband Dr. Arnim Jost managed. The vineyards cover 8.3 hectares of vineyards in individual locations Eselshaut
. chapel hill
(Gimmeldingen) as well idig
and Mount of Olives
(King Bach). They are planted with the white varieties Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris and Chardonnay, as well as with the red varieties Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon and Saint Laurent.
The management is carried out according to the philosophy of the house with "respect for the soil". The individual measures are appropriate vine training with selection of the optimal location for each grape variety, careful tillage and careful manual foliage care
, This creates the basis for fully ripe and healthy grapes that are only harvested manually and selectively. An important quality criterion is self-imposed low yields; the average annual earnings
is only 5,500 l / ha. The vinification is carried out without too many interventions if possible.
The white wines are aimed at controlled fermentation in stainless steel with no additives Fermented wines. With the Rieslings, attention is paid to the location character, they are also upgraded noble sweet. The cultivation of dry red wines has a long tradition in the family, they are fermented on the mash and aged in the traditional large wooden barrel as well as for the top products in barriques. The premium wines include the Rieslings "Gimmeldinger Mandelgarten Alte Reben" and "Königsbacher Idig", as well as "Spätburgunder Alte Reben". These are partly also in magnums
(1.5 l) filled. A bottle-fermented sparkling wine is also produced.