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