The family winery is located in the municipality of Büdesheim (area Bingen ) in the German growing area Rheinhessen, The former agricultural mixed company started marketing the wines in the 1970s. In 2007 the company moved into the new winery, which won the “Best of Wine Tourism Award 2012” in the “Architecture, Parks and Gardens” category. The business in the center is managed by Erik and Carolin Riffel. The vineyards cover 16 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Bubenstück, Kirchberg and Scharlachberg (6 ha) at Binger Rochusberg. You are with the white wines Riesling with 60%, Sylvaner, Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ), Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ) ChardonnayGewurztraminer. Scheurebe and Sauvignon Blanc, as well as with the red wine varieties Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) and Merlot planted.
From 2009 onwards biological management according to the guidelines of ECOVIN and as the next step from 2012 the switch to Biodynamic viticulture, Particular value is placed on the biodiversity (Biodiversity) placed in the vineyard. The "RIFFEL enjoyment pyramid" is divided into three lines: vineyard and reserve wines, local wines and estate wines. 90% of the white wines in the stainless steel tankfermented spontaneously with subsequent long storage on the whole yeast, The RÉSERVE line is launched in expanded. Certain Riesling wines are bottled ( Magnum filled with 1.5 l). Around 100,000 bottles of wine are produced annually. Bottle-fermented sect, Pet Nats. sparkling wines and grape juice generated. The winery is a member of the associations ECOVIN, Maxim origin Rheinhessen and Vinissima,
Photos: Weingut Riffel, Robert Dieth and Nils Weiler