The "Wöhrle Winery" is located in the town of Lahr (Breisgau area) in the German wine-growing region to bathe
, In 1979 the “Weingut der Stadt Lahr” was leased by Hans and Monika Wöhrle and integrated into their own winegrowing business. The company operated under "Weingut Stadt Lahr, owner family Wöhrle". In 1997 the family bought the winery and the municipal vineyards were leased on a long-term basis. In 2002 Markus Wöhrle joined the winery after years of intensive training Müller-Catoir
(Pfalz) and the bio pioneer W. Brugger (Baden) into the winery. The main building was renovated in 2003 and an extension in 2013. The business is run by Markus and Tanja Wöhrle; since the 2013 vintage under the name "Weingut Wöhrle".
The vineyards cover 15 hectares of vineyards in individual locations Herrentisch
, Kirchgasse (sole proprietorship) and Kronenbühl
(Lahr) and Gottesacker (Hügelheim). They are planted 30% with the red varieties Blauer Spätburgunder and Regent, and 70% with the white varieties Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Auxerrois, Müller Thurgau, Muskateller, Rieslaner Bronner and Johanniter. 80% are Burgundy varieties. The impulse for Organic viticulture
The organic certification took place in the 1980s, in 1991. The cultivation is carried out with no chemical-synthetic pesticides, weed control or fertilizers.
The wines are classified according to the four-tier VDP classification model
generated. As Big plants
the wines from the Gottesacker, Herrentisch and Kirchgasse locations are marketed. The white estate wines and local wines are made exclusively in stainless steel, from the first layers, depending on the year, proportionately in stainless steel and a large wooden barrel. The long-lived, white large plants spontaneous
fermented with maceration. The red wines go through the classic mash fermentation. The Pinot Noir estate wines mature in large wooden barrels made from local oak, the local wines in used barriques, the wines from first and large locations in predominantly new barrels made from Burgundian oak. The winery is since 2004 VDP Member
(Association of German quality wine estates).