The winery "Winzerhof Dockner" is located in the community Höbenbach Krems at the foot of the Göttweiger mountain in the Lower Austrian wine-growing region Kremstal, Connected is a Winery, Opposite this is the newly established wine tasting center in the middle of the vineyards, where group tastings, seminars and monthly wine-grower brunches are organized. In 2017, the JOE cellar was opened, where larger quantities can be processed quickly and gently. From a total of 160 hectares, about one million bottles are produced annually. In the Ried Frauengrund is the first sparkling wine factory in Krems. In the cellar alley several cellars were extensively renovated and joined together. The operation is managed by "Sepp" and Gudrun Dockner, for the Vinifikation son Josef is responsible.
The vineyards are located in the Rieden Frauengrund (Angern), Himmelreich (Höbenbach), Leithen (Egelsee), Lusthausberg (Hollenburg), Gottschelle and Oberfeld (Furth), as well as rose garden (Tiefenfucha). There are 70% of the white wine varieties Green Valtellina. Riesling. Chardonnay. Pinot Gris. Sauvignon Blanc and muscatel, as well as 30% of the red wines Zweigelt. St. Laurent. Cabernet Sauvignon. Merlot and Pinot Noir processed. By selective in several passes only passes physiologically mature and healthy grapes for processing.
In Sacrakeller store the best 40 of each vintage, decorated with a special oil painting. The wooden barrel cellar or experience cellar contains hand-carved wooden barrels and specially designed stainless steel tanks with the wine godparents of recent decades. It's been here annually since the year 1992 on November 11th Martini a great baptism of wine, where personalities from the sports, politics, media and culture scene act as godfathers. These included the athletes Karl Schranz, Franz Klammer and Paul Breitner, the politicians Helmut Zilk, Michael Häupl, Josef Pühringer, Franz Vranitzky, Erwin Pröll and Johanna Mikl-Leitner, the painter Hermann Nitsch, the musicians Wolfgang Ambros and Marianne Mendt, and others the wine pastor Hans Denk.
The extremely extensive product range is divided into 13 lines, these are Göttweiger Berg, Riedenwein, Joe Wines, Reserve, Sacra (for example, the red wine cuvee from Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Zweigelt named "Holy Göttweiger Berg"), Iosephos & Ionanis, domain Baron Geymüller, sparkling wine, sparkling wines, sweet wines ( Eiswein. liqueur ), High percentage (apricot, Williams pear, nut, rape ), Special creations ( wormwood, Apricot beer) and fruit juices. The winery is a member of "Vinum Circa Montem" (wine around the mountain = Göttweiger mountain).