The winery is located in the municipality Walsheim in the German wine-growing region palatinate
, The estate, initially run by Karl Pfaffmann as a mixed agricultural business, was completely converted to viticulture in 1964. Today, the winery is managed by Helmut Pfaffmann, for the cellar since 1998, after studying Viticulture and Enology in Geisenheim son Markus is responsible. The vineyards cover 40 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Bischofskreuz and Herrenberg (Nußdorf), Hohenrain (Knöringen), and Silberberg (Walsheim). They are two-thirds of the white varieties Riesling, Pinot Gris, Kerner, Chardonnay, Muller-Thurgau, Silvaner, Pinot Blanc, Gewürztraminer, Scheurebe, Huxelrebe and Ortega, as well as one third with the red varieties Dornfelder, Pinot Noir, Portuguese, Dunkelfelder, Merlot and St Laurent planted. The aim is a high grape quality through appropriate yield-reducing measures with appropriate pruning, leaf work and green waste. The entire harvest is fermented in steel tanks under temperature control. The expansion is also in tanks and partly in barriques. The wines are largely dry expanded. In suitable years also noble sweet predicates as well as ice wine are pressed. Furthermore, bottle-fermented sects are also produced.