The estate is located in the community Schweigen-Rechtenbach (area Southern Wine Route) in the German wine-growing region palatinate
, It was founded in 1964 by Friedel and Günter Scheu initially as a mixed farm for agriculture and Rebveredelung with then less one hectare of vineyards. Since the year 2009 it is led by Klaus Scheu. In the summer of 2015, the construction of a new wine store was completed. The modern building is used in addition to tastings for events. The vineyards cover 14 hectares of vineyards in the individual situation Schweigener Sonnenberg
, The varieties Riesling (around one third), Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Spätburgunder, Scheurebe and Gewürztraminer are cultivated with a plant density of around 6,000 vines per hectare. The majority of the area is located on the French territory in Alsace in the sub-areas Raedling and Strohlenberg, which earned the owner the name "The Border Crosser", which should also refer to the style and aging of the wines.
The consistently yield-reduced grapes with an average of 45 hl / ha are read by far the predominant part by hand in several passes. Vinification is traditionally traditional. The wines are 80% in stainless steel, the rest in the piece barrel
made of oak wood. They are marketed in the lines Gutsweine, Ortsweine (best vineyards) and Lagenweine (best plots). A special feature is the named after the grandfather of today's manager wine "Philipp Cuntz". This discovered a vine in the vineyards, which differed significantly in terms of appearance and taste of the wine. After propagation, this wine is pressed from it since. The customer structure is subdivided into private customers (30%), commerce (60%) and gastronomy (10%). An export takes place to Belgium, Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, USA and Japan. The winery is a member of the Vereinigung Südpfalz ConneXion.