The estate is located in the town of Heilbronn in the German wine-growing region Wuerttemberg
, The family business was taken over by Elke and Andreas Hieber in 1986. The vineyards cover 12 hectares in the Staufenberg and Stiftsberg
(Heilbronn), and Kayberg (Erlenbach). Around two thirds of them are with the red varieties Trollinger, Lemberger, Schwarzriesling, Spätburgunder, Dornfelder, Regent, Velvet, Acolon, Cabernet Cubin, Cabernet Mitos, Clevner, Monarch, Merlot and Cabernet Cortis, and one third with the white varieties Riesling, Kerner , Rivaner, Pinot Gris and woods planted. The company has been a member of for years ECOVIN
; Since then, management has been carried out according to the guidelines of a Organic viticulture
with no synthetic Pesticides
The purely organic fertilization
success with compost
, Manure and stone dust. Furthermore, regular deep loosening of the soil and various types of greening are carried out. The vineyards are constantly checked to detect any pests or diseases at the earliest stage. Depending on the variety, the white wines are fermented cool at 16 to 18 ° Celsius, which can last until Christmas. They are then stored on the yeast for a long time (some until September next year). The red wines are subjected to classic mash fermentation. The storable qualities mature in wooden barrels or barriques and are then stored on the bottle before being marketed. Fine brandies (wine, apple, pomace) and bottle-fermented sparkling wines are also produced.