The estate is located in the municipality Herxheim am Berg (area Mittelhaardt-German Wine Route) in the German wine-growing region palatinate
, The ancestors of the maternal family came here from the Tyrol in 1655 after the end of the Thirty Years' War as Holzküfer. Today, the company is run in the 12th generation by Gerd and Sigrun Petri. The two sons Maximilian (California) and Philipp (Australia) completed an internship overseas. The vineyards cover 15 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Heaven
and honey sack (Herxheim) as well pig's stomach
(Kallstadt). They are the white varieties Riesling (40%), Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Sylvaner, Gewürztraminer and Scheurebe, and planted with the red varieties Pinot Noir, St. Laurent, Cabernet Cubin, Merlot and Frühburgunder.
The management is carried out according to the guidelines of controlled environmentally friendly viticulture. On the use of insecticides
is waived. A fertilization
takes place only in the amount of nutrient removal through the vine, so that no pollution of the groundwater takes place. This results in quality-enhancing, low yields, which are harvested by late and selective hand-picking. After a gentle pressing, a temperature-controlled fermentation and a long storage on the closes , preferably in a wooden barrel. There are also bottle-fermented sect and in weather-appropriate years Eiswein