The Winzergenossenschaft with seat in Herxheim on the mountain (area Middle Haardt / German wine road) in the German cultivation area palatinate
was founded in 1937. The origin of winegrowing in Herxheim is due to a fortified, Frankish Adelshof, from whose gates only the northern one is preserved. It became the symbol and logo of the cooperative as "Pfaffenhoftor". An extended, modern Keltergebäude was put into operation in 2002. A new wine shop with a unique view from the highest point of the German Wine Route was opened in spring 2015. Managing Director is Thomas Vogel, responsible butler Bernhard Siegel.
Of the 50 member companies, a total of 190 hectares of vineyards are managed. These are located in the districts of Dackenheim, Freinsheim, Herxheim and Kallstadt. The fillets are the Herxheimer single layers honey bag, church piece and Heaven
, It is cultivated a large variety of varieties. These are the white varieties Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Silvaner, Auxerrois, Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris and Rivaner, and the red varieties Pinot Noir, Portuguese, Dornfelder, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, St. Laurent, Pinot Noir and Acolon.
The member farms manage according to prescribed guidelines with the aim of healthy and fully ripe grapes. These include variety selection, training system
. yield regulation
and plant protection
as well as strict Hygiene regulations
, The processing of the grapes and cellar-technical measures takes place as gently as possible with the use of gravity. The premium line "Noblesse" includes the white wines "Chardonnay Spätlese Herxheimer honey sack" and "Grauburgunder Spätlese Dackenheimer Liebesbrunnen", the red wine "Spätburgunder Spätlese Herxheimer honey sack" and the red wine cuvée "Palatium" (CS, Merlot, Pinot Noir). It also produces grape juices.