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Duke of Württemberg

The estate is located on Schloss Monrepos near Ludwigsburg (Remstal-Stuttgart area) in the German wine-growing region Wuerttemberg, The winemaking tradition in the house of Württemberg dates back to the 13th century. The actual establishment took place however only in the year 1677 by establishment of the "Kammerschreiberei-Kellerei" in Untertürkheim. From the middle of the 17th century until the end of the 19th century, the House of Württemberg acquired seven of the best vineyard locations in the country. Completed in 1981, the modern winery is located in the romantic park of Monrepos Castle. In the immediate vicinity are the Schlosshotel Monrepos with 81 rooms, state-of-the-art event rooms and the restaurant "Gutsschenke" as well as a golf course.

Today's owner is SKH Carl Duke of Württemberg, who is represented in the winery by his son Duke Michael. It is the largest private winery in the region. The vineyards cover 40 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers mountain (Asperg), Brotwasser in sole ownership (Stetten), Eilfingerberg (Maulbronn) Käsberg (Mundelsheim), Kirchberg (Hohenhaslach), Mönchberg (Untertürkheim), as well as Steinbachhof and Wachtkopf (Gündelbach). The cultivated main varieties are Riesling, Trollinger, Lemberger and Pinot Noir. The winery is a longtime member of the VDP,

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