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Fitz-Ritter

The estate is located in the municipality of Bad Dürkheim (area Mittelhaardt-German Wine Route) in the German wine-growing region palatinate, The Classicist manor house was built in 1785 and is a listed building. The estate has always been owned by the family and is now run by the Fitz family in its ninth generation. Today's owner Johann Fitz studied economics in Berkeley, USA and has worked in the department of Oenology and Viticulture. The winery regularly hosts classical concerts, art exhibitions and wine festivals. The vineyards cover 21 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Abtsfronhof, fox coat, Uplifting, Michel Berg, Knight garden and Spielberg (Bad Dürkheim), as well Herrenberg (Ungstein). They are half of the Riesling, and Gewürztraminer, Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay, Portuguese, Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Dornfelder and Cabernet Dorsa planted.

Around 70% of the wines are dry, 15% semi-dry and 15% sweet or noble sweet expanded. After gentle pressing and slow fermentation, the wines mature in stainless steel or wooden barrels, depending on their character. The best red wines mature for 18 to 24 months in French oak barrels from Allier. The best dry white wines are considered Big greenhouse marketed. Sweet lace will be provided with a label from 1860. This won the first prize one of the DLG organized competition. The house also houses the oldest sparkling wine cellar in Rhineland-Palatinate. This was founded in 1837 by an ancestor. The winery is a member of VDP (Verband deutscher Prädikatsweingüter) and im Barrique Forum Palatinate,

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