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Andras and Katrhin standing betwenn growing rows of grapevines Barrique storage View towards the illuminated winery at night View towards the winery Andreas and Kathrin Rows of grapevines in summer, about 1 month befor the harvest Sonnenmulde wine bottles Closeup view of vine blossoms Panoramic view of Gols in early summer Barrique casks

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Icewine Harvest!

Monday, December 4, 2023
Grapes on a vine. It is winter, there are no more leaves on the vines and there is some snow on the ground, although there is still more grass than snow visible. Some grapes are already affected by botrytis and have dried up, while others are still healthy and full of juice.
Harvester at the icewine harvest.

-10 degrees at 05:20 h, we’re ready to go! The grapes are thoroughly frozen at this temperature and look a bit like a slushi on the inside. They taste a bit like it too - cold and sweet. We are still waiting for the OK from the relevant authorities and for the harvesting machine.

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Preparing for Icewine

Sunday, December 3, 2023
Grapes on a vine. It is winter, there are no more leaves on the vines and there is some snow on the ground, although there is still more grass than snow visible. Some grapes are already affected by botrytis and have dried up, while others are still healthy and full of juice.
Sämling grapes before the frost.
Tonight it’s getting serious! We are preparing for the icewine harvest. It’s not sure whether it will really be cold enough, it needs to be -7° C at least. But tonight is probably the only opportunity to harvest icewine this year. And of course we don’t want to miss it! So out to the vineyard to remove the bird nets. The starlings have gone south by now and are no longer eating our grapes, so what the heck.Read more »


Grape Thinning - Yield Management

Friday, July 14, 2023
A number of green, unripe grapes lie on the ground next to a vine in the vineyard.
Removed grapes

Green grapes on the ground? That’s a current sight in many of our vineyards. This is where our highest qualities are born, and for this we must keep the yield within a limit that allows the grapes to ripen at their very best.

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Finale!

Saturday, May 13, 2023
Andreas stands grinning behind a table with a white tablecloth and holds a bottle each of Rosé and Sauvignon Blanc into the camera
Andreas with the finalist and a golden Rosé

Huge success at the Burgenland Wine Awards 2023. Our Sauvignon Blanc was in the finals for the award of the state winner wine. And we were therefore at the award ceremony gala at Esterhazy Palace in Eisenstadt.

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Replanting vines

Tuesday, May 9, 2023
A grafted grapewine, its top covered in wax plantet in soil. Next to it a metal rod and two legs with working shoes in the background.
A newly planted grapevine

In every vineyard, individual vines fail over the course of the year. In young plantations this occurs not so often, but in old ones more frequently. In order for a vineyard to remain complete and continue to produce good crops, it is therefore necessary to replant vines every year.

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Our Zweigelt in Quebec

Friday, February 24, 2023
Web image of three bottles of wine, ours in the middle. A New Arrivals Badge on top.
SAQ Weekly New Arrivals

Our Zweigelt is now available in Quebec Canada. Currently, our 2021 vintage is listed as a Weekly Recommendation on SAQ’s website. In the future, it will be available there in the web store and in SAQ stores.

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