The estate is located in the municipality of Freinsheim (Mittelhaardt-Deutsche Weinstraße area) in the German wine-growing region palatinate, It was founded in 1949 by Mathilde Kassner and Willi Simon. Today the business is run by Thomas and Martina Simon. In 2016 a new winery was put into operation.
The vineyards cover 16 hectares of vineyards in the Frensheim individual vineyards Musikantenbuckel (Gewann Im Tal), Oschelskopf (Gewann Auf dem Mittel Groß) and Black Cross. You are with the white wines Riesling (one third), Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ), Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ) Scheurebe. Auxerrois. Chardonnay. Rieslaner. Sauvignon Blanc and Müller-Thurgau, as well as with the red wine varieties Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) Merlot. Blue Portuguese. Dornfelder. Cabernet Dorsa. Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc planted. The management follows the guidelines of the advisory ring Controls environmentally friendly viticulture Pfalz eV
Through selective hand picking in several runs, only ripe and healthy grapes are processed. Depending on the type of wine, the wines are in steel tanks, wooden barrels or expanded. The quality pyramid is divided into three levels, anthracite capsule (Gutsweine), silver capsule (premium wines from selected parcels with yields of 60 to 70 hl / ha) and Goldkaspel (top wines typical of the grape variety and location with yields of 35 to 45 hl / ha). Around 120,000 bottles of wine are produced annually. The product range also includes bottle fermented sect. mulled wine. grape juice. Traubenbrand and balsamic vinegar,