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Blankenhorn

The estate is located in the municipality of Schliengen (Markgräflerland area) in the German wine-growing region to bathe, The Blankenhorn family, steeped in tradition, can be traced back to 1600 in the Markgräflerland. There are two branches of the family, one leads to Müllheim (see Adolph Blankenhorn ), the basis for the operation in Schliengen was laid by Johann Friedrich Blankenhorn (1824-1899) by buying a property in 1624 and founding one Weinhandels, The company has been run by the fifth generation of Roy (Rosemarie) Blankenhorn since 1994. Finally, due to a lack of successors in the family, he was sold in 2014 to Martin Men, who had run a tax and commercial law firm in Freiburg. He grew up in a family of winegrowers and hobby winemakers. Martin Mann and his partner Yvonne Kessler have been running the winery together since 2015. Markus Weickert is responsible as technical manager, oenologist and cellar master is Yvonne Kessler.

The vineyards cover 23 hectares of vineyards in the individual position Sonnenstück (Schliengen). They are made 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 wine varieties Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) Merlot. Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah planted. It will be environmentally friendly, natural viticulture according to the rules of the association Fair'n Green practiced. These include, among other things, the elimination of chemical and synthetic fertilizer, as well as pesticides. The wines are made according to the VDP classification in the qualities of estate wines, local wines and Big plants generated. There are also fine 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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