Griesel & Compagnie

Griesel Sparlking Wine bottles. Close up with Wine glass.

REGION: Hessische Bergstrasse VILLAGE: Bensheim Winemaker, Visionairy, Brain Behind the brand – Niko Brandner He is a “Quereinsteiger”. Like myself, Niko doesn’t come from a winemaker family. He used to be a Banker for a few years but luckily changed his mind to pursue a career in winemaking. He learned at the legendary winery Fuerst […]

Petershof Estate

REGION: Saar/Mosel VILLAGE: Konz Winemaker, Viticulturist, Founder – Peter Thelen Peter founded Petershof in Oberemmel at the Saar/Mosel in 2019. For 15 years he has been working in different wine regions including Germany and South Africa in winemaking and general managing.  In the vineyard, Peter is avoiding using herbicides and fertilizes purely organically. In addition, […]

Werther-Windisch Estate Winery

REGION: Rheinhessen (Rhine Hesse)  VILLAGE: Mommenheim Winemaker and Viticulturist Jens Windisch Werther-Windisch is run by Jens Windisch. It used to be an agriculture business run by Jens’ parents. They were cultivating grapes but never made wine under their own label. Jens’ passion for wine and agriculture runs in his blood. He wouldn’t miss a chance […]

Wilhelmsberg Estate Winery

three wine bottles from Franconia on a wooden table in front of a sign which says in German wine makes a human heart happy.

REGION: FRANCONIA/FRANKEN; VILLAGE: KITZINGEN Gut Wilhelmsberg, established in 1845, and formerly known as  Weingut Wilhelm Meuschel jr. In 2019, the Meuschel family retired, sold the winery to another wine company, and Lukas Herrmann took over as head winemaker and manager. Weingut Wilhelm Meuschel jr. was considered one of the most traditional wine producers of Germany, […]

Margarethenhof Estate Winery

Nico on left, sitting next to his father and his mother is on the right standing, all holding a glass of white wine in their hands.

REGION: Mosel & Saar – VILLAGE: Ayl Family Weber, Doro, Jürgen and their son Nicolas Margarethenhof is located in the small town of Ayl near the Luxembourg border. It is surrounded by two famous rivers, Mosel and Saar. The entire region is called Mosel. Their motto is “Zwei Flüsse. Zwei Terroirs. Ein Weingut.” Two rivers. […]

Hummel Estate Winery

Two happy-looking men, one is Daniel the owner of Hummel Estate, sitting on wine barrels. One is reaching over to wine into the other man´s glass. while holding a wine glass in his other hand.

REGION: Baden, Kraichgau; VILLAGE: Malsch Daniel is the master behind the wines in this true Family business. Daniel Rhein took over Weingut Hummel from Bernd Hummel in 2016. The region where the winery is located is known as Baden. Bettina Schumann Winehouse is located in Baden as well but on the opposite side of this […]

Siegloch Estate Winery

Siegloch Estate Winery. Brothers David and Markus in a vineyard next to each other looking into the camera holding a bottle of wine each.

REGION: WüRTTEMBERG – VILLAGE: WINNENDEN  The brothers David and Markus are running the show and making outstanding wines.   David Siegloch and his brother, Markus, grew up on the winery with their parents and took over the winery in Winnenden after their father passed away in 2014. Until the early 90s, the winery was based […]

Bettina Schumann Winehouse

Bettina Schumann Winehouse is a stunning, female-run winery with incredible wines and a focus on Burgundy varietals and winemaking. Her approach to being a wine producer is different.