The estate is located in the municipality of Marling (Marlengo) at 352 meters above sea level above Merano in the Italian wine-growing area South-Tirol
(Region Trentino-Alto Adige
). The first documentary mention as "Poppenhof zu Merningen" dates back to 1285; the name probably goes back to a previous owner "de Poppe". The surname "Menz" is managed since the beginning of the 18th century. The wine production in the yard from 1592 is with the mention of a Torggel
occupied. The 1722 house book gives information about wine sales in barrels; For about 100 years, the wine is also sold in bottles. The bottle label, which was created at that time and is still used today, stands as a sign of this tradition. Today, the winery is run by Andreas (cellar master) and Elisabeth Menz.
The vineyards cover 4.5 hectares of vineyards. They are the white varieties Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Blanc and Gold Muskateller, and planted with the red varieties Lagrein, Vernatsch and Merlot. The wines are sourced and sourced vinified. After controlled fermentation in steel tanks, the red wines mature in wooden barrels of smaller and medium size. The product range includes various South Tyrol
(Alto Adige) DOC wines. The winery is a member of the associations Free winegrowers South Tyrol