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Blankenhorn

The estate is located in the municipality Schliengen (Markgräflerland area) in the German wine-growing region to bathe, The traditional Blankenhorn family can be traced back to the year 1600 in Markgräflerland. There are two branches of the family, one of which leads to Müllheim (see Adolph Blankenhorn ), the basis for the operation in Schliengen put Johann Friedrich Blankenhorn (1824-1899) by purchase of a property 1624 and establishment of a Weinhandels, The operation was led since 1994 in the fifth generation by Roy (Rosemarie) Blankenhorn. Finally, due to lack of successors in the family in 2014, he was sold to Martin Männer, who had operated a law firm in Freiburg for tax and commercial law. He grew up in a family of winegrowers and hobbyists. Martin Männer and his partner Yvonne Kessler have run the winery together since 2015. Markus Weickert is responsible for the technical operations, and the winemaker and winemaker Yvonne Kessler.

The vineyards cover 23 hectares of vineyards in the single layer Sonnenstück (Schliengen). They are with the white wine varieties Gutedel ( Chasselas ), Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ), Pinot Gris ( Pinot Gris ) Chardonnay. Sauvignon Blanc, Rivaner ( Müller-Thurgau ) and Nobling, as well as with the red wines Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) Merlot. Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah planted. It is environmentally friendly, natural wine growing according to the rules of the association Fair'n Green practiced. These include the abandonment of chemical and synthetic fertilizer, as well as pesticides. The wines are made according to the VDP classification in the qualities Gutsweine, Ortsweine and Big plants generated. There are also brandies (yeast, pomace, grape, wine, fruit), vinegars and bottle-fermented sect or Crémants produced. The winery is a member of VDP such as Slow Food,

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