The estate is located in the community of Schweigen (area Southern Wine Route) in the German wine-growing region palatinate
, It was founded in 1961 and originated from a former forester's lodge. The operation is led by Werner Jülg, for the cellar is son Johannes responsible. The vineyards cover 18 hectares of vineyards in a single location Sonnenberg
in the won
Springberg, Pfarrwingert, St. Paul and Wormberg. This distinguishes a different soil condition. About 40% of the areas are above the near border in the French Alsace
, It is cultivated to 70% of the white varieties Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Muscat, Gewürztraminer, Scheurebe and Sauvignon Blanc, and to 30% the red varieties Pinot Noir, St. Laurent, Black Riesling, Cabernet Sauvignon, Dornfelder and Portuguese.
Through appropriate measures such as thin out
is reduced to a maximum yield of 65 hl / ha. The wines are vinified varietal and origin typical. Riesling and Pinot Noir go through in part one spontaneous fermentation
, The white wines are long on the , Certain red wines mature in oak barrels. The premium wines include Riesling Springberg 2012 (hand-picked, 50% spontaneously fermented, 5 months of yeast storage in steel tanks) and Pinot Noir dry 2011 (hand-picked, spontaneously fermented, 18 months aging in French oak barrels, bottling without filtration
). Bottle-fermented sects are also created. The winery is a member of Barrique Forum Palatinate
and Generation Riesling.