The winery is located in the city Würzburg (Area triangle) in the German region Franconia at the foot of the steep, eponymous vineyard. It has been in the fifth generation of families since 1990 by Ludwig Knoll and his wife Sandra. A guest house is connected. Tastings, presentations and seminars are organized in the family-run “WeinWerk am Stein”. Also worth seeing is the stone cellar, which was completed in 2015 Biodynamically inspired wine-growing in concrete eggs and amphorae dedicated. The restaurant "REISERS" (with a Michelin star and from Gault Millau as best Würzburgs) was leased to the star chef Bernhard Reiser, who runs it under his name.
The vineyards cover 30 hectares of vineyards in individual locations Inner bar and stone (Würzburg), Sonnenstuhl and Pfülben (Randersacker), as well stone (Stetten). You are with the white wines Sylvaner. Riesling. Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Gris ( Pinot gris ), Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) and Scheurebe, as well as the red wine varieties Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) and Domina planted. The Biological management takes place according to certified guidelines of Naturland, Only natural products such as our own biodynamic preparations and homeopathic teas are used in the vineyards to strengthen the vines' resistance. In order to revive the soil compost from manure and rape used. The greening the Rows of vines ensures a balanced nutrients and promoting the biodiversity (Biodiversity). On chemical-synthetic Pfanzenschutzmittel. herbicides and artificial fertilizer is completely dispensed with.
The product range is divided into the lines Junge Wilde (Gutswein), Bodenschätze (Ortswein), Lagenwein (Erste Lage) and Grosse Gewächse (Grosse Lage) according to the VDP classification, Other lines include Vinz Alte Reben (from vines over 60 years old on the Stettener Stein steep slope), Montonia (top burgundy in barrique or large wooden barrel), the noble sweets (selection, Eiswein ), Fine pearls (bottle fermented sparkling wine ) and centerpiece ( Obstbrände ). Ripen in the stone cellar concrete eggs the big plants and vinz old vines. The Vinz and Montonia wines mature in the wooden barrel cellar barriques. tonneaux and tuns, Around 200,000 bottles of wine are produced annually. The winery is a member of VDP and at Frank & Frei,
Photos: by Markus Basler and Stefan Schütz;
© Ludwig Knoll, Weingut am Stein