The estate is located in the community Sommerach (area Maindreieck) in the German wine-growing region Franconia
, The tithe ( tithe
) is the traditional, about ten percent delivery to a religious or secular institution. In vineyard ownership, this took place in the form of grapes, which were delivered in a Zehnthof (tithing cellar) and then processed there. The former of Benedictine monks
The abbey Münsterschwarzach farmed yard was built in 1682. It has been owned by the Weickert family since 1962 and has been run by Tobias and Justina Weickert since 1998. The vineyards cover five hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Katzenkopf and Rosenberg (Sommerach), and Kirchberg (Volkach). They are planted with the white varieties Riesling, Sylvaner, Müller-Thurgau, Kerner, Traminer, Scheurebe and Bacchus, as well as with Pinot Noir.