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Farmer Josef

The estate is located in the commune of Feuersbrunn (Neufang 52) in the Lower Austrian wine region Wagram, The fourth generation of the family is run by Josef "Joe" and Christine Bauer. The next generation Viktoria, Katharina and Florian are already working with. The vineyards cover 12 hectares of vineyards in the Hengstberg, Pfarrleithen, Rosenberg and mirror mostly on slopes or terraces. They are planted to 85% with the white varieties Grüner Veltliner (50%), Riesling (20%), Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay, and 15% with the red varieties Blauburger, Zweigelt, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. When it comes to environmentally friendly, natural management, the plant protection natural resources such as vine resistance, promotion of beneficials with the use of predatory mites and disrupter using pheromones and reducing chemical treatment to a minimum.

Quality criteria are low forms of upbringing, yield reduction and optimal water management due to the climatic conditions. The vinification takes place depending on the maturity and type of wine from whole grape pressing to longer Maceration and chilled fermentation. The white wines are mostly matured in a steel tank with emphasis on fruit. The red wines mature in large wooden barrels or up to 24 months in barriques. Premium wines include Grüner Veltliner Spiegel Alte Reben, Grüner Veltliner Rosenberg, Riesling Pfarrleithen and the red wine cuvée "Bella Viktoria" (Zweigelt, Cabernet Sauvignon) matured in new barriques for 18 months. In weather-appropriate years too Sweet wines vinified. The winery is a member of the association Wagram Wineries,

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