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Ellwanger Jürgen

The estate is located in the municipality Winterbach in the German wine-growing region Wuerttemberg, The winemaking tradition of the family goes back to the beginning of the 16th century, but today's winery was founded in 1949 and ten years later fully converted to viticulture. Jürgen Ellwanger focused on quality right from the start, but a clear turnaround to the production of premium wines did not take place until the founding of the Hades Group in 1986, whose members were among the German pioneers in the Barrique belong. The cornerstone for this was laid by Jürgen Ellwanger together with son Jörg through meticulous, as close to nature as possible vineyard work, in which also ideas from the Biodynamics Consideration. For cellar technology, son Andreas Ellwanger is responsible. In vinification, as little as possible is interfered with in the development.

The vineyards cover 20 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Altenberg. Burghaldenstrasse and Sonnenberg (Schnait), Grafenberg (Schorndorf), Hungerberg (Winterbach), as well Lichtenberg (Hebsack). They are planted with the red varieties Pinot Noir, Zweigelt, Lemberger, Dornfelder, Regent, Syrah, Merlot, Frühburgunder, Portuguese, Trollinger and Muskat Trollinger, and the white varieties Riesling, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Rivaner and Kerner. Bottle-fermented sparkling wines, liqueurs, brandies (pomace, wine, fruit) and vinegars are also produced. The winery is a member of VDP (Verband deutscher Prädikatsweingüter), as well as a founding member of the Bariquevereinigung HADES,

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