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Archduke Johann Weine

The producer group based in Ehrenhausen, at the gateway to the southern Styrian wine route, is after the important patrons of Styrian viticulture Archduke Johann (1782-1859) named. A saying of him became the operating motto: "Faithful to the good old, but therefore no less susceptible to the good new one" . As early as 1916, a group of Styrian winegrowers purchased the historic wine cellar of Schloss Ehrenhausen. The centenary could thus be celebrated in 2016. The new factory building at the gateway to the South Styrian Wine Route symbolizes a modern place of wine making and includes generous event space. The managing director is Ing. Peter Stelzl, the responsible butler is Ing. Sieghard Kugel. Around 250 winegrowers from all three wine regions of the Styria manage a total of 180 hectares of vineyards.

The white varieties Welschriesling, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Seedling 88 (Scheurebe), Traminer and Muskateller, as well as the red varieties Zweigelt, Pinot Noir and Blauer Wildbacher are processed. In the vinification great emphasis is placed on environmentally conscious and quality-oriented processing by means of state-of-the-art winemaking technology quality control is guaranteed. The wines are marketed under the brand "Archduke Johann". The product range includes the lines Edition, Classic, Premium and Selection. Among other things, the Styrian specialties Klöcher Traminer and Schilcher generated. In weather suitable years are also high predicates such Eiswein vinified. In addition, frizzante (sparkling wine) and bottle fermented sect are produced.

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